By Kurt Schock
From Gandhi's salt march to the U.S. civil rights circulation and Occupy Wall highway, nonviolent campaigns to advertise democracy, human rights and social justice have lengthy performed a big transformative function in neighborhood, nationwide and international politics. a few have succeeded, a few have failed; yet nonviolent motion continues to be a truly potent technique of reaching major social and political change.
In this authoritative publication Kurt Schock expertly publications readers in the course of the altering terrain of nonviolent fight, exploring the ancient roots and improvement of recent civil resistance and its proliferation in fresh many years. Discussing activities opposed to fiscal and social injustice in addition to political oppression, he explains how resistance occurs and unpacks the advanced interactions among country and non-state actors that impact the trajectories and results of nonviolent campaigns. Drawing on a wealth of empirical information and comparative examine, Civil Resistance Today may be a vital "one cease store" for an individual willing to benefit extra in regards to the tools, pursuits and results of civil resistance within the modern world.
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