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By Kurt Schock

From Gandhi's salt march to the USA civil rights move and Occupy Wall highway, nonviolent campaigns to advertise democracy, human rights and social justice have lengthy performed an immense transformative position in neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide politics. a few have succeeded, a few have failed; yet nonviolent motion continues to be a truly potent technique of attaining 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 old roots and improvement of recent civil resistance and its proliferation in fresh many years. Discussing routine opposed to fiscal and social injustice in addition to political oppression, he explains how resistance occurs and unpacks the complicated interactions among country and non-state actors that have an effect on the trajectories and results of nonviolent campaigns. Drawing on a wealth of empirical info and comparative learn, Civil Resistance Today may be an important "one cease store" for a person prepared to benefit extra concerning the tools, goals and results of civil resistance within the modern world.

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