Sökning: "the United States"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 296 avhandlingar innehållade orden the United States.

  1. 1. The United Nations Reformed : Responsibility, Protection and the Standing of States

    Författare :Peter Håkansson; Ronnie Hjorth; Per Jansson; Johan Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United Nations; the responsibility to protect; protection of civilians; pluralism; anti-pluralism; standard of civilization; human rights; democracy; Förenta Nationerna; skyldighet att skydda; skydd av civila; pluralism; anti-pluralism; civilisationsstandard; mänskliga rättigheter; demokrati; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study is about reform of the United Nations. The study does not address reform proposals that set out to change the organizational structure of the UN, but focuses on initiatives that affect the normative basis of the international society that the United Nations and the UN Charter enable and sustain. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Framing the Feature Film : Multi-Reel Feature Film and American Film Culture in the 1910s

    Författare :Joel Frykholm; Jan Olsson; Richard Abel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multi-reel feature film; cinema in the 1910s; early cinema; United States; film culture; Philadelphia; The Spoilers; transitional cinema; journalism; trade press; Film; Filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the breakthrough of the multi-reel feature film in the United States, and the significance of this process within the wider context of the American film industry and culture in the 1910s. The purpose is to provide a new, and more comprehensive analytical framing of the topic, and to enhance our understanding of how a new central commodity, i. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Water Taboo : Restraining the Weaponisation of Water in International Conflict

    Författare :Charlotte Grech-Madin; Ashok Swain; Anders Themnér; Gil Merom; Aaron Wolf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water weaponisation; water taboo; international armed conflict; international relations; norms; international law; environmental security; Kargil War; Gulf War; India; United States; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : Why do nation states in conflict with one another refrain from weaponising water? Water has long been a standard weapon of armed conflict. In the post-World War II period, however, nation states in international conflict have made concerted efforts to restrain its weaponisation. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Nation Conceived : Learning, Education, and Nationhood in American Historical Novels of the 1820s

    Författare :Johanna McElwee; Rolf Lundén; Erik Löfroth; Shirley Samuels; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; United States; education; learning; historical fiction; antebellum literature; national identity; anti-intellectualism; Lydia Maria Child; James Fenimore Cooper; Catharine Maria Sedgwick; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores the role of learning and education in American historical fiction written in the 1820s. The United States has been, and still is, commonly considered to be hostile to scholarly learning. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Great Britain, the United States, and the Security of the Middle East: The Formation of the Baghdad Pact

    Författare :Magnus P S Persson; Historia; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Iraq; Turkey; patron-client relationship; alliance formation; Anglo-American relations; special relationship; Northern Tier; Baghdad Pact; Great Britain; United States; Iran; Pakistan; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Sammanfattning : Anglo-American post-Second World War relations in the Middle East included cases of close cooperation and conflict. An example of the former was the Pentagon Talks in 1947 when an American statement pointed out the general objective of maintaining the security of the Middle East by retaining the British political, economic, and strategic position in areas supported by the United States. LÄS MER