Civil Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent by Kurt Schock

By Kurt Schock

In the earlier area century the area has witnessed dramatic social and political alterations, due partly to an upsurge in civil resistance. there were major uprisings around the world, together with the toppling of communist regimes in jap Europe, the colour Revolutions, the Arab Spring, protests opposed to struggle and fiscal inequality, numerous struggles opposed to corruption, and calls for for extra equitable distribution of land. those activities have attracted giant scholarly recognition, mirrored within the development of literature on social pursuits and revolution in addition to literature on nonviolent resistance. beforehand, although, the 2 our bodies of literature have mostly built in parallel—with rather little acknowledgment of the lifestyles of the other.

In this helpful assortment, a global and interdisciplinary crew of students takes inventory of the present nation of the theoretical and empirical literature on civil resistance. individuals learn key procedures of nonviolent fight and determine either frictions and issues of synthesis among the narrower literature on civil resistance and the wider literature on social events and revolution. through doing so, Civil Resistance: Comparative views on Nonviolent fight pushes the bounds of the examine of civil resistance and generates social medical wisdom that might be invaluable for all students and activists all for democracy, human rights, and social justice.

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