Master Thesis

PRIO's list of publications is undergoing major changes, and not all new publications are listed below. A complete list of PRIO publications published in 2012 is available from CRISTIN, Norway's national academic publication database.

2016

Al-Jubory, Zubaidah (2016) A Genealogy of Sovereignty. MA thesis, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås.
Cellini, Amanda (2016) Settling resettlement: A normative study of Norway, Sweden and the resettlement of Hungarians in 1956/ 57. MA thesis, University College of Southeast Norway.

2015

Tellander, Ebba (2015) The Somali Diaspora and Norwegian Foreign Policy. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.

2014

Belbo, Ragnhild (2014) Petroleum Resources and Internal Armed Conflict. May Countries' Institutional Legacy or Conflict Legacy Condition the Conflict-Inducing Effect of Oil?. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Talleraas, Cathrine (2014) The policy determinants of migration: What is the role of the Senegalese government in shaping patterns of migration from Senegal to Europe?. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo.

2013

Rudolfsen, Ida (2013) State Capacity, Inequality and Inter-group Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.
Talleraas, Cathrine (2013) How to understand the outcomes of migration policy? A study of the readmission agreement between Norway and Ethiopia. MA thesis, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, Oxford.

2012

Lorentzen, Jenny (2012) Hypocrisy and "Friction" in International Organizations: The Case of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000). MA thesis, Noragric, Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet.

2011

Andersen, Lars Even (2011) Globalisation for Dummies. MA thesis, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen.
Wischnath, Gerdis (2011) Climate Change and Civil War? A Quantitative Approach on Climate Variability and Armed Conflict in Asia. MA thesis, Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

2010

Bergholt, Drago (2010) Natural Disasters, Economic Growth and Armed Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Economics, NTNU.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2010) Weights of Evidence Model and Onset of Civil War - Favourability Analysis and Evaluation. MA thesis, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
Wang, Jonas Rusten (2010) Regulation of Informal Value Transfer Systems. MA thesis, Political Economy, BI Norwegian School of Management, .

2009

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2009) "Er du moderat, islamist eller terrorist?" Identitetsarbeid blant unge nordmenn med muslimsk bakgrunn i kjølvannet av 11. september 2001. MA thesis, Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo.
Gomsrud, Lars Seland (2009) Market Capitalism and Interstate War. Limits to Universality in International Relations. MA thesis, Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), .
Krampe, Florian (2009) Changing Identity - Belligerents Transformation towards Reconciliation. An explorative study on Zimbabwe and South Africa. MA thesis, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, .
Lohne, Kjersti (2009) Universalising Justice: An inquiry into discourse on international criminal justice for Northern Uganda. MA thesis, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Tiller, Stian Johansen (2009) Defending the UN Agenda: The Peace Effort of the Palestine Conciliation Commission, 1949-1951. MA thesis, Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH), University of Oslo, .

2008

Alte, Maria Indiana (2008) The Framing of a Social Movement: Actors' Perspectives on Joining, Leaving and Refraining from Membership in the Naxalite Movement in South India. MA thesis, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo, .
Fadnes, Ellen (2008) Between Promise and Fulfilment: An Assessment of the Discrepancies Between Colombia's Legal Framework on Internal Displacement and the Realization of Rights. MA thesis, Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, .
Glebova, Ksenia (2008) Media Securitization of Migration: Constructing Bangladeshi Migration to Assam as a Security Threat to Assamese Identity. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, World Politics, University of Helsinki, Finland, .
Hernández Carretero, María (2008) Risk-taking in Unauthorised Migration. MA thesis, Centre for Peace Studies, University of Tromsø.
Holtermann, Helge (2008) Poverty and Civil War: An Assessment of Four Prominent Explanations of the Per Capita Income-Civil War Relationship. MA thesis, Political Science, University of Oslo.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen (2008) Friendship Reanimated: The Israeli-Transjordanian Armistice Negotiations 1948–49. MA thesis, Department of Archaeology, Conservation, and History, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Johansen, Amund (2008) Promoting Democracy in the Neighborhood: The European Neighborhood Policy and Moldova. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, .
Naser, Seyed Jamil (2008) Power Sharing for Afghanistan, The Imperative of Inter-Ethnic Dialogue. MA thesis, Department of Sociology & Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim, .

2007

Gahre, Christian (2007) Staging the Lebanese Nation: Urban Public Space and Political Mobilisation in the Aftermath of Hariri’s Assassination. MA thesis, Centre for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, American University in Beirut (AUB), Beirut.
Jacobsen, Elida K. U. (2007) Norwegian Media Discourse and the Middle-Eastern ‘Other’: Identity and Security. MA thesis, Peace, Conflict & Development Studies, Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (UJI), Castelló, Spain.
Jacobsen, Elida K. U. (2007) Norwegian Media Discourses and the Middle-Eastern Other. Identity and Security. MA thesis, Universitat Jaume 1, Castellón: Universitat Jaume 1.
Jacobsen, Elida Kristine Undrum (2007) Norwegian Media Discourses and the Middle-Eastern Other. Identity and Security.Universitat Jaume 1, .
Lothe, Elisabeth (2007) Ending Ethnic Conflict: Can Institutional Power Contribute to Sustaining Peace in Burundi?. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Sandbæk, Miriam Latif (2007) “Everybody Wants To Go Abroad”: An Ethnographic Analysis of Migration Motivations in Morocco. MA thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen (KU), Copenhagen.
Solem, Elin (2007) Greed and Grievance in the Civil War in the Balkans. MA thesis, NTNU, Trondheim.
Strømmen, Kjersti (2007) Igniting Identity: The Rape that Shook Okinawa. MA thesis, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen (UiB), Bergen.

2006

Falch, Åshild (2006) Durable Peace Following Civil War? Testing the Importance of International Security Guarantees And Institutional Settlement Arrangements. MA thesis, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, Bergen.
Holden, Kathrine (2006) The Stability of Political Regimes - Assessing the Importance of Ethnic Groups’ Access to Power. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, Univesity of Oslo.
Johannesen, Christine Fjeldstad (2006) Attitudes Towards Political Violence: The Case of Northern Ireland. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Killicoat, Phillip (2006) Weaponomics: The Economics of Small Arms. MA thesis, Department of Economics, Oxford University, UK, Oxford.
Lidén, Kristoffer (2006) Whose Peace? Which Peace? On the Political Architecture of Liberal Peacebuilding. MA thesis, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Pedersen, Malin (2006) Explaining Prejudice in South Afrifca. MA thesis, NTNU.
Theisen, Ole Magnus (2006) Renewable Resource Scarcity and Internal Armed Conflict: A Quantitative Reassessment. MA thesis, NTNU.
Wallacher, Hilde (2006) Human Rights Norms in Arms Export Controls - Exploring the Process of Norm Implementation in Norwegian Arms Export Regulations. MA thesis, Oslo.
Wilhelmsen, Lars (2006) A Democratic Peace Revisited - Measuring Democracy in International Relations. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.

2005

Beitland, Turid (2005) Lethal Religions: Communal Violence in India–The Case of Gujarat. MA thesis, Thesis for the MA degree, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU & PRIO/CSCW, Trondheim.
Haug, Rachel Gjelsvik (2005) Political Violence and Conflict Resolution in Belgium - A Success Story?. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Lorentzen, Anna Vibeke (2005) Constructed Identities and Violence in the Basque Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Mouhleb, Naima (2005) Language and Conflict: Kabylia and the Algerian State. MA thesis, Supervisors: Gunvor Mejdell, UiO; Åshild Kolås, PRIO/CSCW, Program for African and Asian Studies, Institute for Culture Studies & Oriental Languages, University of Oslo & Centre for the Study of Civil War, Oslo.
Nome, Martin Austvoll (2005) Transnational Ethnic Dimensions of Third-Party Interventions in Civil Conflicts. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Rustad, Siri Aas (2005) Forest Resources and Conflict: How Forest Resources Influence Internal Armed Conflicts. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Oslo & Trondheim.

2004

Christiansen, Lene Siljeholm (2004) Democracy and Intervention. MA thesis, Supervisors: Nils Petter Gleditsch, NTNU and PRIO (completed and defended August 2004), NTNU, Trondheim.
Langvandslien, Martin (2004) Promising Restraint: The Carter Administration's Arms Transfers Policy. MA thesis, Supervisors: Olav Njølstad, UiO; Stein Tønnesson, PRIO (completed March 2004, and defended in May), University of Oslo, Oslo.
Nordås, Ragnhild (2004) State Religiosity and Civil War: Does Religious Heterogeneity and the Role of Religion in States Influence the Risk of Intrastate Armed Conflict?. MA thesis, Supervisors: Tanja Ellingsen, NTNU; Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO (defended 13 April), Thesis for the MA degree, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Nordås, Ragnhild (2004) State Religiosity and Civil War: How Religious Heterogeneity and the Degree of Separation Between Religion and State Influence the Risk of Intrastate Armed Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim.
Stensrud, Ellen (2004) Mixed Courts: The Cambodian Case. The UN Involvement and the Prospects for a Fair Trial in Cambodia. MA thesis, Supervisors: Bernt Hagtvet, UiO; Stein Tønnesson, PRIO (completed December 2004, and defended January 2005).
Tellnes, Jostein F. (2004) Fair Divisions to the Issue of Oil in Sudan. MA thesis, Supervisors: Bernt Hagtvet & Endre Stiansen, UiO; Scott Gates, PRIO/CSCW (defended on 2 December and received a B).

2003

Beitland, Turid (2003) Lethal Religions: Communal Violence in India - The Case of Gujarat. MA thesis, NTNU.
Frydenlund, Iselin (2003) Kataragama in a Time of National Crisis. Diversity and Exclusion in a sacred Place in Sri Lanka. MA thesis, Supervisors: Per Kværne, UiO; Henrik Syse, PRIO (completed September 2003), University of Oslo, Oslo.
Hovdenak, Are (2003) Negotiating Palestine Refugees: A Question of Legitimacy. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Høydal, Pål (2003) The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in a Russian Perspective: The Corner Stone of Arms Control. MA thesis, Department of History, University of Bergen, Bergen.
Lende, Gina (2003) A Quest for Justice: Palestinian Christians and their Contextual Theology. MA thesis, Supervisors: Kari Vogt, UiO; Gregory Reichberg, PRIO (submitted December 2003 and will be defended in January 2004), University of Oslo, Oslo.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh (2003) Imports of small arms by Latin American countries. MA thesis, Supervisors: Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO, Pål Meland, UiO (completed 15 September 2003), University of Oslo, Oslo.
Østby, Gudrun (2003) Horizontal Inequality and Civil War [Do Ethnic Group Inequalities Influence the Risk of Domestic Armed Conflict?]. MA thesis, Supervisors: Tanja Ellingsen, NTNU; Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO (completed 15 August, defended 5 September), NTNU, Trondheim.
Owen, Taylor (2003) Measuring Human Security: A New View of Cambodian Vulnerability. MA thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Sørli, Mirjam E. (2003) Resources, Regimes and Rebellion: Empirically Assessing the Causes of Civil War. MA thesis, Supervisors: Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO; Øystein Noreng, University of Oslo (defended in January, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Thurin, Anne (2003) The Politics of the Conflict in Ivory Coast. MA thesis, (completed September 2003).

2002

Grung, Micheline Egge (2002) Conflicting Duties of International Law and NATO Membership: a normative analysis of a parliamentary resolution concerning Norwegian Participation in out-of-area operations. MA thesis, Oslo.
Røislien, Hanne Eggen (2002) Obligations of a Sacred Place: An Analysis of How the Jewish Community of Hebron Legitimises its Disputed Presence. MA thesis, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Taksdal, Merete (2002) In a prison without walls: living with landmines in Cambodia: direct and indirect implications for public health. MA thesis, Göteborg.
Thurin, Anne (2002) Cooperative Security in the Baltic Sea Region. MA thesis, (completed July 2002).
Urdal, Henrik (2002) The Devil in the Demographics: How Neo-Malthusian Population Pressure and Youth Bulges Influence the Risk of Domestic Armed Conflict. MA thesis, MA thesis, University of Oslo, Department of Political Science, Oslo.