Sökning: "Liberia"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 20 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Liberia.

  1. 1. Bush Generals and Small Boy Battalions : Military Cohesion in Liberia and Beyond

    Författare :Ilmari Käihkö; Mats Utas; Koen Vlassenroot; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coercion; cohesion; compensation; ethnography; identity; ideology; Liberia; micro-dynamics of civil war; military sociology; strategy; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : All organizations involved in war are concerned with military cohesion. Yet previous studies have only investigated cohesion in a very narrow manner, focusing almost solely on Western state militaries or on micro-level explanations. This dissertation argues for the need to broaden this perspective. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Politics of Affection : Ex-Combatants, Political Engagement and Reintegration Programs in Liberia

    Författare :Johanna Söderström; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Anirudh Krishna; Terrence Lyons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ex-combatants; DDR; reintegration programs; Liberia; political culture; policy feedback; focus groups; democratization; democratic citizenship; peacebuilding; procedural design; political reintegration; political involvement; tolerance of dissent; inclusion; expressed antagonism; political participation; politisk kultur; politisk sociologi; återintegreringsprogram; fredsbyggande; policyanalys; soldater; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : Ex-combatants' relationship with post-war politics is crucial for the continued democratization and peace processes, irrespective of what has shaped it: the war or their post-war experiences. In this thesis, the relationship with politics, after the end of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003) is explored among ex-combatants, following the research question: How do ex-combatants in Liberia think about politics and how do they engage in politics? Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) programs are a large component of contemporary peacebuilding efforts that target ex-combatant populations. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Statebuilding through diaspora recruitment? : The role of capacity, norms and representation for legitimacy in Somaliland and Liberia

    Författare :Anna Ida R. Rock; Anna Jarstad; Johanna Söderström; Maria Eriksson Baaz; Isabell Schierenbeck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statebuilding; Peacebuilding; Liberia; Somaliland; Diaspora; Legitimacy; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : How do the local elites and the wider population perceive returnees in post-war governments and what shapes these returnees’ legitimacy? Overall, while acknowledging some benefits, local elites in Somaliland and Liberia highlight challenges connected to returnees’ presence in governments and question their legitimacy. These challenges are mirrored in the perceptions of the Liberian population, who see returnees as less legitimate in government positions than stayees. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Multinational Companies and Host Partnership in Rural Development : A Network Perspective on the Lamco Case

    Författare :Mohammad Latifi; Mats Åkerblom; Amjad Hadjikhani; Mo Yamin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Multinational companies (MNCs) in less developed countries (LDCs) are regularly contracted to undertake rural development around their sites. Likewise, they regularly fail. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Schooling, work experience and earnings : a study of determinants of earnings in a Third World corporate setting

    Författare :Roland Duberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Comparative education; Causal analysis; Determinants of earnings; Developing nations; Earnings functions; LAMCO; Liberia; Macroeconomic theories; Path analysis; Salary wage differentials;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the study is: (1) to investigate determinants of earnings in a Third World corporate setting; (2) to estimate the relative importance of these determinants; (3) to compare the determinants between different sectors; and (4) to provide some evidence concerning the validity of a number of economic theories. A Third World country (Liberia) and a corporate setting (LAMCO) are described. LÄS MER