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By Stellan Vinthagen
In this ground-breaking and much-needed publication, Stellan Vinthagen presents the 1st significant systematic try to advance a concept of nonviolent motion considering Gene Sharp's seminal The Politics of Nonviolent motion in 1973.
Employing a wealthy number of ancient and modern social routine from numerous elements of the realm as examples - from the civil rights stream in the USA to anti-Apartheid protestors in South Africa to Gandhi and his fans in India - and addressing center theoretical concerns relating nonviolent motion in an cutting edge, penetrating method, Vinthagen argues for a repertoire of nonviolence that mixes resistance and building. opposite to prior examine, this repertoire - which include discussion facilitation, normative legislation, strength breaking and utopian enactment - is proven to be either multidimensional and contradictory, growing tough contradictions inside nonviolence, whereas at the same time supplying its artistic and transformative force.
An very important contribution within the box, A concept of Nonviolent motion is vital for a person concerned with nonviolent motion who desires to take into consideration what they're doing.
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