Mechanisms of determination of armed violence in the modern world

Keywords: Actors of armed violence, armed conflict, conflict escalation, political system, subjective factors of armed violence.

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to investigate the mechanisms of determination of armed violence in the modern world. The relevance of the study lies in the fact that Ukraine and civil society are experiencing many global problems as a result of the armed conflict, aggression, and violence on the part of Russia, which affect the level of security and life in the country. To stop the escalation of armed conflict and violence, it is necessary to identify the causes of its occurrence. The topic of the study is revealed through the prism of the Russian-Ukrainian war. The general scientific, philosophical, and special methods and approaches were used in the research process. The basic approaches to the study of the topic were systemic and structural-functional. To achieve this goal, a number of tasks were performed. In particular, the work of other scholars was analyzed and the author's own definitions of the concepts of “armed conflict” and “armed violence” were formed. To determine the causes of the escalation of the armed conflict during the Russian-Ukrainian war, the subjective factors that can be influenced and changed were analyzed. The subjects of armed violence during a full-scale war were identified.

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Author Biographies

Svitlana Vovk, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Political Sciences, Head of Department of of Political Science and Law, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Anton Bader, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Political Sciences, Director of the Educational and Scientific Institute of History, International Relations and Socio-Political Sciences, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Liudmyla Novoskoltseva, Lugansk National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science and Law, Lugansk National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine.

Olena Mezhenska, Lugansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Political Sciences, Lugansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zablotskyi, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

Assistant of the Department of Philosophy and Sociology, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine.

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Published
2023-07-30
How to Cite
Vovk, S., Bader, A., Novoskoltseva, L., Mezhenska, O., & Zablotskyi, V. (2023). Mechanisms of determination of armed violence in the modern world. Amazonia Investiga, 12(66), 347-354. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2023.66.06.32
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