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Civil resistance

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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government, Resistance to.,
  • Civil disobedience.

  • About the Edition

    Out-of-print, but online at http://civilresistance.info/randle1994

    Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Randle.
    SeriesFontana movements and ideas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC328.3 .R35 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1161960M
    ISBN 100586092919
    LC Control Number94141070
    OCLC/WorldCa30437347

    Civil disobedience is a symbolic or ritualistic violation of the law rather than a rejection of the system as a whole. The civil disobedient, finding legitimate avenues of change blocked or nonexistent, feels obligated by a higher, extralegal principle to break some specific law. It is because acts associated with civil disobedience are considered crimes, however, and known . In her book, “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict,” Harvard Professor Erica Chenoweth explains why civil resistance campaigns attract more absolute numbers of people. Recent research suggests that nonviolent civil resistance is far more successful in creating broad-based change than violent campaigns are Author: Michelle Nicholasen.   “Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement” – Book Review Series #2 By Dr. Andrew Joseph Pegoda on December 2, • (2) Historians of the Modern Civil Rights Movement of the s, s, and s naturally tend to focus on the movement’s activism and the variety of forms it took.


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civil rights movement - as well as those that did not such as in Northern Ireland from to or the Tiananmen Square demonstrations in the Peoples /5. Civil resistance is a method of conflict through which unarmed civilians use a variety of coordinated methods (strikes, protests, demonstrations, boycotts, and many other tactics) to prosecute a conflict without directly harming or threatening to harm an opponent.

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Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles. likes. This unique book highlights the little-known, but powerful roles that civil resistance has played in national Followers: By doing so, Civil Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle pushes the boundaries of the study of civil resistance and generates social scientific knowledge that will be helpful for all scholars and activists concerned with democracy, human rights, and social by: 5.

Thoreau's Civil Disobedience espouses the need to prioritize one's conscience over the dictates of laws. It criticizes American social institutions and policies, most prominently slavery and the Mexican-American War.

Thoreau begins his essay by arguing that government rarely proves itself useful and that it derives its power from the majority because they are the strongest group, not. Civil Resistance Today provides the most comprehensive overview available of the issues and approaches in the burgeoning field of strategic nonviolent action.

Ideal for classroom use and for anyone who wants to better understand the history and dynamics of this growing phenomenon of popular mass mobilizations for social justice and political : Kurt Schock.

Erica Chenoweth. Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know. New York: Oxford University Press, Coming soon. Pre-order here. Civil resistance is a method of conflict through which unarmed civilians use a variety of coordinated methods (strikes, protests, demonstrations, boycotts, and many other tactics) to prosecute a conflict without directly harming or.

Civil Resistance. By Julie M. Norman. Edition 1st this book provides an in-depth study of the often-overlooked aspects of popular resistance in Palestine. The book demonstrates how such unarmed tactics have considerable support amongst the local population particularly when they are framed as a strategy rather than just as a moral Cited by: This widely-praised book identified peaceful struggle as a key phenomenon in international politics a year before the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt confirmed its central argument.

Civil resistance--non-violent action against such challenges as dictatorial rule, racial discrimination and foreign military occupation--is a significant but inadequately understood feature of world politics. "If you are academically inclined, you should immediately consult a new book edited by Véronique Dudouet titled Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation (Routledge, ).

The term ‘civil resistance’ means nonviolent action and ‘conflict transformation’ means changing the nature of the conflict from one form to another. Surveys the historical movement of civil resistance, and brings it up-to-date by analyzing the role of peaceable, but massive civil disobedience in bringing down the derelict regimes of Communist Randle looks at how civil disobedience has developed electronic possibilities.

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Why civil resistance works: the strategic logic of nonviolent conflict / Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan. — (Columbia studies in terrorism and irregular warfare) Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN (cloth: alk. paper) — ISBN (electronic) 1. Civil disobedience. Nonviolence. Size: 5MB. Civil Resistance and Contentious Politics 2. Historical Background 3. Civil Resistance in the Second Intifada: Direct Actions 4.

Supportive Nonviolence: Indirect Actions 5. Identity, Attitudes, and Resistance 6. Local Constraints: Resource Mobilization 7.

National Constraints: Political Structures 8. International Constraints: Movement Frames 9. praise for why civil resistance works: “This is the first major scholarly book that makes a well-supported argument that, contrary to what many people believe, nonviolent resistance is more effective than armed resistance in overthrowing regimes, an advantage that is maintained even when the target is not democratic.”.

Originally posted October Three years ago, when I began the project that culminated in an edited book, Civilian Jihad: Nonviolent Struggle, Democratization and Governance in the Middle East, my intent was to shine a klieg on a remarkable, albeit underappreciated, tradition of civil resistance in the Middle East.

It seemed like a strange topic for an edited volume, given the. This book addresses the complex interrelationship between civil resistance and other dimensions of power. It explores the question of whether civil resistance should be seen as potentially replacing violence completely, or as a phenomenon that operates in conjunction with, and modification of, power politics.

Despite the subtitle, the book is less a history of “America Since the Sixties” than a sustained claim about a wrongheaded turn in the constitutional order since the Author: Benjamin Waterhouse.

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Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict By: Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan New York: Columbia University Press, In the summer of an extraordinary article appeared in International Security, one of the premier journals in the field of strategic studies.

In a publication mostly devoted to military. He is the author of the just-published book ‘Merdeka and the Morning Star: civil resistance in West Papua’. Order his book here. This testimony was written in collaboration with Mama Tineke and Daniel Rayer, two West Papuan activists who survived the Biak Massacre, and David Denborough from the Dulwich e C ntre.

Read "Why Civil Resistance Works The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict" by Erica Chenoweth available from Rakuten Kobo. For more than a century, from tocampaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as thei Brand: Columbia University Press.

In this book, experts on these countries, and on the techniques of civil resistance, set the events in their historical, social and political contexts. They describe how governments and outside powers—including the US and EU—responded, how Arab monarchies in Jordan and Morocco undertook to introduce reforms to avert revolution, and why the Brand: OUP Oxford.

This book provides a vivid account and analysis of the role of non-violent resistance in the ‘Arab Spring’—the chain of events in the Middle East and North Africa that erupted in Decemberleading to the fall of governments from Tunisia to Yemen. It covers not only the early months and years, when civil resistance predominated and was the hallmark of the Arab Spring, but also.

resistance occurring in the West Bank during the Second Intifada and then analyze barriers to widespread mobilization.

By integrating concepts from both the social movement and civil resistance literatures, I argue that, while internal political constraints and inefficient organization contributed to theCited by: 5.other in terms of their insights into two core, applied dimensions of civil resistance: strategies and tactics.

More recently, SchockSchockSchockand Chenoweth and Stephan (also cited under Record of Civil Resistance and Structure, Agency, and Civil Resistance Movements) further. Originally published as an act of public resistance against government authority, Civil Disobedience advocates for subverting injustices — even (or especially) those sanctioned and enforced by.