publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

Do Small States Matter? : A comparative analysis of the discourses by three of the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council on the crisis in Libya and Syria between 2011 and 2012.

Chowdhury, Afrida;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
  • Country: Sweden
A new era of wars and instability have left the world shaken with the civil wars in Syria and Libya. Although there are many similarities with Syria and Libya, the two states did not have the same end due to actions by the United Nations Security Council. Libya resulted in a military humanitarian intervention, while Syria did not. Studies about the Security Council usually focuses on the actions of the Permanent Five members who holds institutional power and influence over the council, mostly due to their quantitative economic and military power, leaving smaller states, the non-permanent members out of research. The point of this study is to fill in the lacuna o...
free text keywords: Non-permanent members; Syria; Libya; Discourse; Military Humanitarian intervention, Globalisation Studies, Globaliseringsstudier
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