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"Vi är för mänskliga rättigheter och vi är mot förtryck".

Ghirmay, Mirjam LU and Almaliki, Dori LU (2020) STVA22 20201
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to examine how the Swedish parliament legitimizes Swedish participation in military interventions. By comparing two different cases, Sweden's participation in the NATO-led intervention in Libya 2011 and Sweden's participation in the UN-led mission in Mali 2014, we aim to identify the legitimating factors. By picking interventions led by different organizations, the study aims to investigate if there is any differentiation regarding how legitimation operates through values and identities. Through a qualitative analysis of ideas, we are able to identify recurring values, identities and descriptions ​​that permeates the debate. In conclusion we find that the identity of states are the common factor through which... (More)
The purpose of this study is to examine how the Swedish parliament legitimizes Swedish participation in military interventions. By comparing two different cases, Sweden's participation in the NATO-led intervention in Libya 2011 and Sweden's participation in the UN-led mission in Mali 2014, we aim to identify the legitimating factors. By picking interventions led by different organizations, the study aims to investigate if there is any differentiation regarding how legitimation operates through values and identities. Through a qualitative analysis of ideas, we are able to identify recurring values, identities and descriptions ​​that permeates the debate. In conclusion we find that the identity of states are the common factor through which swedish participation in the two operations are legitimised, even though different values are emphasized. (Less)
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author
Ghirmay, Mirjam LU and Almaliki, Dori LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En studie om legitimeringen av svenskt deltagande i de militära insatserna i Libyen och Mali
course
STVA22 20201
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
humanitär intervention, legitimering, värdesatser, identitet, internalisering, FN, Nato
language
Swedish
id
9009328
date added to LUP
2020-09-21 13:27:53
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2020-09-21 13:29:20
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study is to examine how the Swedish parliament legitimizes Swedish participation in military interventions. By comparing two different cases, Sweden's participation in the NATO-led intervention in Libya 2011 and Sweden's participation in the UN-led mission in Mali 2014, we aim to identify the legitimating factors. By picking interventions led by different organizations, the study aims to investigate if there is any differentiation regarding how legitimation operates through values and identities. Through a qualitative analysis of ideas, we are able to identify recurring values, identities and descriptions ​​that permeates the debate. In conclusion we find that the identity of states are the common factor through which swedish participation in the two operations are legitimised, even though different values are emphasized.},
  author       = {Ghirmay, Mirjam and Almaliki, Dori},
  keyword      = {humanitär intervention,legitimering,värdesatser,identitet,internalisering,FN,Nato},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Vi är för mänskliga rättigheter och vi är mot förtryck".},
  year         = {2020},
}