Essays about: "weapons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the word weapons.

  1. 1. Why North Korea Developed the Deadliest Weapon on Earth - Examining North Korea's nuclear weapons program through strategic issues in international crisis bargaining

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isabella Parling; [2019]
    Keywords : North Korea; United States; nuclear weapons; bargaining issues; strategic choice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper is a qualitative case study on the interaction between the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). The study examines the difficulties states face when bargaining, and draws conclusions based on theories of how the structural setting affects strategic choices when states seek security on the international arena. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can Vice be Vindicated? Examining a potential value premium in vice stocks using Fama and MacBeth regressions - a comparison across three different factor models

    University essay from

    Author : Anton Johansson; Christian Persson; [2018-07-12]
    Keywords : Vice stocks; asset pricing; risk premiums; Fama and MacBeth;

    Abstract : In this paper, we examine a 30-year period to find whether vice (defined as operations in the alcohol, tobacco, gambling, adult services, and weapons and defense industries) plays a role in determining returns of individual firms on the U.S. stock market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autonomous Weapons – the “Kalashnikovs” of Tomorrow? An Analysis of the Meetings of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems within the framework of the United Nations' Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Weronika Alexandra Perlinski; [2018-02-09]
    Keywords : Global Studies; Warfare; Human Rights; International Relations;

    Abstract : After the invention of gunpowder and the development of nuclear weapons, the world faces a thirdrevolution in warfare: lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). Since 2014, states, scientistsand civil society activist have been discussing the risks of such systems and possibilities to regulatethem within the framework of the United Nations’ Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons(CCW). READ MORE

  4. 4. Arms Trade & Democracy : How Sweden justifies weapons exports to non-democracies.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Luboya; [2018]
    Keywords : weapons trade; democracy; framing theory; argumentation analysis;

    Abstract : Sweden is top ranked in indexes measuring democracy, but the country is also a major weapons exporter. The contradiction is reflected upon in this paper, where Sweden as a well established democracy seems to be going against its own democratic values when exporting weapons to non-democracies. READ MORE

  5. 5. En fallstudie för att förklara agerandet under U 137-krisens tio dagar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristofer Frisesdal; [2018]
    Keywords : submarine; U 137; Soviet; crisis; decision making; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the grounding of the Soviet submarine U 137 that ran aground just outside the naval base of Karlskrona in October 1981. The Swedish authorities held the submarine for ten days before it was released back to the waiting Soviet naval force. READ MORE