Sökning: "forms of violence"

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  1. 6. Fear of violence and gendered power relations : Responses to threat in public space in Sweden

    Författare :Linda Sandberg; Aina Tollefsen; Malin Rönnblom; Rachel Pain; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :The geography of fear; gender relations; fear of violence; whiteness; gender equality; masculinity; femininity; narrative analysis; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : Several cases of single repeat offenders in urban space have raised public concern in Sweden during recent decades. Few studies have been conducted on consequences of the kind of ‘hostage situations’ that emerge when one individual offender causes fear and affects a larger group of people in a specific place. LÄS MER

  2. 7. Adolescents at risk of persistent antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems : The role of behaviour, personality and biological factors

    Författare :Jenny M. Eklund; Britt af Klinteberg; Per-Anders Rydelius; David P. Farrington; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adolescence; gender; hyperactive behaviour; biological vulnerability; personality; norm breaking behaviour; criminality; violence; alcohol problems; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : Antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems are areas of great concern to society, not only associated with personal and emotional costs for the affected individuals and their victims, but also with major societal financial costs. What makes some individuals more likely than others to develop these kinds of problems? The general aim of this thesis was to explore the role of individual characteristics in the development of antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems. LÄS MER

  3. 8. The Privatisation of Security and State Control of Force: Changes, Challenges and the Case of Iraq

    Författare :Joakim Berndtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace and development research; privatisation of security; private security companies; civil-military relations; state control of force; state monopoly of violence; Iraq;

    Sammanfattning : The thematic focus of this dissertation is the privatisation of security, that is, the increasing use of private security companies (PSCs) to perform security- and military-related tasks traditionally associated with the state and institutions such as the police or the military. More concretely, the study investigates security privatisation in the context of violent conflict and in relation to the problem of state control of force. LÄS MER

  4. 9. Capturing the antecedents and aftermath of a family business process : The entrepreneurial journey of a displaced agricultural family in Colombia

    Författare :Enrique Sandino Vargas; Leona Achtenhagen; Daniel Pittino; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Bengt Johannisson; Jönköping University; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural family; Colombia; displacement; entrepreneurial journey; entrepreneurial process; familiness; family; family business; family capital; family-life context; family habitus; family business habitus; guerrilla; habitualization; habitus; farm; land; rural; violence;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines a displaced agricultural family during its entrepreneurial journey in Colombia using a single case study, following an inductive and interpretivist approach. The main objective of the dissertation is to explain how family interactions, historical events, and context influence the decision to start and potentially reactivate an agricultural family business. LÄS MER

  5. 10. Motståndets akustik : Språk och (o)ljud hos Peter Weiss 1946–1960

    Författare :Markus Huss; Ola Holmgren; Anders Olsson; Frank Thomas Grub; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Peter Weiss; monolingualism; multilingualism; exile literature; migration; intermediality; translation; sounds; noises; Stunde Null; Kahlschlag; Stig Dagerman; Gunnar Ekelöf; enspråkighet; flerspråkighet; exillitteratur; migration; intermedialitet; översättning; ljud; oljud; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores how language is thematized in a selection of literary texts written in Swedish and German by Peter Weiss between 1946 and 1960. The textual interpretations seek to establish how Weiss’s literary work forms a multifaceted reflection on language and its cultural, historical and material preconditions. LÄS MER