Sökning: "war science"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 190 avhandlingar innehållade orden war science.

  1. 1. War and Unreason. Bounded Learning Theory and War Duration

    Författare :Marco Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; war duration; security dilemma; offense-defense balance; offensive expectations; offense dominance; defense dominance; Winter War; Continuation War; Iran-Iraq War; Indo- Pakistani War; ideas; rational choice; expected utility; war; bounded learning theory.; war duration; bounded learning theory;

    Sammanfattning : Why are some wars longer than others? Offense-defense theorists have assumed that wars are shorter and it is more difficult for states to create security when military technology favors the offense and attacking is easier than defending. This study argues that this assumption is wrong on both accounts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Sponsors of War : State Support for Rebel Groups in Civil Conflicts

    Författare :Niklas Karlén; Kristine Eck; Desirée Nilsson; Erin Jenne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; external support; intervention; civil war; state sponsorship; conflict delegation; proxy war; internationalized conflict; negotiations; conflict recurrence; US foreign policy; Nicaragua; Syria; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Many civil wars are illustrative of wider international tensions and connections that transcend state borders. States often intervene to influence the trajectory and outcome of civil conflicts by providing external support to warring parties. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Structure and war : on international relations, 1920-1968

    Författare :Peter Wallensteen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

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  4. 4. The tug-of-war between presidents and prime ministers : semi-presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe

    Författare :Thomas Sedelius; Sten Berglund; Joakim Ekman; Torbjörn Bergman; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; semi-presidentialism; premier-presidentialism; president-parliamentary systems; constitutions; post-communist; intra-executive conflict; president; prime minister; parliament; Central and Eastern Europe; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : Presidential power and constitutional issues are at the very core of recent popular upheavals in the former Soviet republics, as demonstrated by the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004, and similar protests in Georgia in 2003 and in Kyrgyzstan in 2005. After the demise of the Soviet Union, these countries opted for a particular form of semi-presidentialism, here referred to as president-parliamentary. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Dismantling the Conflict Trap : Essays on Civil War Resolution and Relapse

    Författare :Joakim Kreutz; Magnus Öberg; Mats Hammarström; Halvard Buhaug; Barbara F. Walter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; civil war; conflict resolution; conflict recurrence; diversionary war; ripe moment; natural resources; peace agreement; victory; war termination; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Countries that have experienced civil war suffer a greater risk for new conflict than countries with no prior history of civil war. This empirical finding has been called a conflict trap where the legacy of previous war - unsolved issues, indecisive outcomes, and destruction – leads to renewed fighting. LÄS MER