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Gräsrotsrörelsen i Israel - Palestina: helt överflödig? En studie om fredsbyggande gräsrotsorganisationer i Israel ? Palestina

Lindbom, Karin and Segerström, Jenny (2008)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
In this thesis we have tried to answer the question of whether or not the peace

organizations working in Israel and Palestine have an impact. We have answered the question by analyzing six different organizations; three who work with children and the other three with women issues. The analysis contains a case study of each organization and then a comparison between the two groups. This study is built on theories about; grassroots organizations, women in organizations and intergroup communication. Our conclusions in this thesis show that there are some similarities between the groups as well as there are differences. The two groups have a different focus in their work, but in the end they have a lot of similarities that complicates or
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In this thesis we have tried to answer the question of whether or not the peace

organizations working in Israel and Palestine have an impact. We have answered the question by analyzing six different organizations; three who work with children and the other three with women issues. The analysis contains a case study of each organization and then a comparison between the two groups. This study is built on theories about; grassroots organizations, women in organizations and intergroup communication. Our conclusions in this thesis show that there are some similarities between the groups as well as there are differences. The two groups have a different focus in their work, but in the end they have a lot of similarities that complicates or

enables the organizations abilities to make an impact and/or an influence, like: keeping a distance to their donors, reaching the extremes and the difficulty to address complicated questions. Through out the study there has been shown a positive difference between the groups, which is the women's ability to have an impact on people outside of the organization while in the children's organization

you would rather see an impact on the inside of the organization, id est on the children. (Less)
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  abstract     = {In this thesis we have tried to answer the question of whether or not the peace

organizations working in Israel and Palestine have an impact. We have answered the question by analyzing six different organizations; three who work with children and the other three with women issues. The analysis contains a case study of each organization and then a comparison between the two groups. This study is built on theories about; grassroots organizations, women in organizations and intergroup communication. Our conclusions in this thesis show that there are some similarities between the groups as well as there are differences. The two groups have a different focus in their work, but in the end they have a lot of similarities that complicates or

enables the organizations abilities to make an impact and/or an influence, like: keeping a distance to their donors, reaching the extremes and the difficulty to address complicated questions. Through out the study there has been shown a positive difference between the groups, which is the women's ability to have an impact on people outside of the organization while in the children's organization

you would rather see an impact on the inside of the organization, id est on the children.},
  author       = {Lindbom, Karin and Segerström, Jenny},
  keyword      = {Israel,Palestina,fred,konflikt,NGO,gräsrotsorganisationer,genomslagskraft,påverkningsmöjlighet,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Gräsrotsrörelsen i Israel - Palestina: helt överflödig? En studie om fredsbyggande gräsrotsorganisationer i Israel ? Palestina},
  year         = {2008},
}