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Nonviolent Social Movements

A Geographical Perspective

by Lester Kurtz

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Peace studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Political History,
  • Political Discontent And Violence,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • ASIA,
  • Africa,
  • Australia,
  • Canada,
  • Europe,
  • India,
  • Middle East,
  • Pakistan,
  • South America,
  • USA,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / General,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • Nonviolence,
  • Passive resistance,
  • Social Movements

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Zunes (Editor), Lester R. Kurtz (Editor), Sarah B. Asher (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8750092M
    ISBN 101577180755
    ISBN 109781577180753

      This breakthrough book demonstrates that Gandhi was right, that the method of nonviolent resistance as a way to social change usually leads to a .   The Broken Rifle, No 95, March Javier Gárate Is strategy a buzzword within nonviolent social movements? I ask myself this question since at social movements meetings I repeatedly hear: “We need to be strategic” or “Why are people not interested in strategy?” In changing a certain problem, is having a clear strategy the key factor in what movements can achieve?

    The Six Steps of Nonviolent Social Change are not only relevant to history or the civil rights movement, but they can also be applied today. To evaluate students' understanding of how the philosophy of nonviolence manifests itself in the real world, you might ask students to apply what they have learned to an example of injustice they care about. Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the 'People Power' movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action has emerged as a key element of political change in.

    Nonviolent Revolutions Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century Sharon Erickson Nepstad Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics. Unlike other studies of revolutions focused exclusively on armed struggles, this book examines revolutionary movements that are fought through nonviolent means. Unpacking nonviolent campaigns: Introducing the NAVCO Dataset Erica Chenoweth and Orion Lewis May , Vol. 50, No. 3. This article introduces the NAVCO data, which compiles annual data on nonviolent and violent mass movements for regime change, anti-occupation, and secession from to Read more >>.


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Nonviolent Social Movements by Lester Kurtz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the 'People Power' movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action has emerged as a key element of political 4/4(1).

Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the ‘People Power’ movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action.

Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the "People Power" movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action has emerged as a key element of po/5(12).

Book Description. This volume probes the intersections between the fields of social movements and nonviolent resistance.

Bringing together a range of studies focusing on protest movements around the world, it explores the overlaps and divergences between the two research concentrations, considering the dimensions of nonviolent strategies in repressive states, the means of studying them, and.

"Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years.

From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the "People Power" movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action has Pages:   This volume probes the intersections between the fields of social movements and nonviolent resistance.

Bringing together a range of studies focusing on protest movements around the world, it explores the overlaps and divergences between the two research concentrations, considering the dimensions of nonviolent strategies in repressive states, the means of studying them, and conditions.

Social Movements Books Showing of 1, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Paperback) by. This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century (Hardcover) by. Mark Engler (shelved 6 times as social-movements). The book, Nonviolence and Social Movements–the Teachings of Reverend James M.

Lawson Jr., delves into Reverend Lawson’s connections to movements across the years. The book is the product of two UCLA courses, in which students engaged with leaders in the field of nonviolence and drafted papers about Lawson’s connections to nonviolent.

These actions have attracted substantial scholarly attention, reflected in the growth of literature on social movements and revolution as well as literature on nonviolent resistance.

Until now, however, the two bodies of literature have largely developed in parallel—with relatively little acknowledgment of the existence of the : Kurt Schock. As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence.

He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).

"Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the "People Power" movement in the Philippines.

To study these methods, the authors examined different movements from toinvolving both violent and nonviolent movements that involved more than 1, participants for. In this ground-breaking and much-needed book, Stellan Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action since Gene Sharp's seminal The Politics of Nonviolent Action in Employing a rich collection of historical and contemporary social movements from various parts of the world as examples—from the civil rights movement in America to anti.

Within-Movement Conflict, Radi cal Fla nk Effec ts, and Social Movement Political Out comes.” Mobilizati on 20(2): - McManus, Philip and Gerald Schlabach (eds.).

Nonviolent resistance (NVR or nonviolent action) is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, while being nonviolent.

This type of action highlights the desires of an individual or group that feels that something needs to change to improve the current condition of the. Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent : $ More recently, the Arab Spring movements in have reminded us that nonviolent resistance movements are not just anomalies from the past recorded in history books but ever-present forms of mass organizing for social change.

He is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict (3 volumes Elsevier), The Warrior and the Pacifist (Routledge), co-editor of Women, War and Violence (2 volumes, Praeger), Nonviolent Social Movements (Blackwell’s), and The Web of Violence (U.

of Illinois Press) as well as author of books and articles including Gods in the. Interface: a journal for and about social movements "The book will be a great resource for anyone interested in learning how and in what context violent repression backfires to the authority. The focus on strategic nonviolent action also offers valuable insights for political actors interested in nonviolent.

In modern times, nonviolent methods have been a powerful tool for social protest and revolutionary social and political change. [2] [3] [4] There are many examples of their use.

Fuller surveys may be found in the entries on civil resistance, nonviolent resistance and nonviolent revolution. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere.” —Naomi Klein.

An explosive new book from authors Mark and Paul Engler on how nonviolent revolt is shaping the twenty-first century. Now available at booksellers everywhere!Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years.

Paperback: pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (November 5, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches.Indeed, although it is obvious that nonviolent movements for social change must internationalize, because of the interlocking nature of the problems they all face, and because otherwise those problems will breed war, we have hardly begun to build the skills and the strategy, or even the commitment, to planetize our movement for social justice.