Category Archives: Gene Sharp

Waging-Nonviolent-Struggle-20th-Century-Practice-and-21st-Century-Potential (4)

3rd part: http://www.freeinchina.org/waging-nonviolent-struggle3 Chapter Two TAPPING THE ROOTS OF POWER Human problems and the distribution of power Important progress has been made over the past century to meet human needs more adequately and to advance freedom and justice throughout the …

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Waging-Nonviolent-Struggle-20th-Century-Practice-and-21st-Century-Potential (3)

2nd part http://www.freeinchina.org/waging-nonviolent-struggle2/ What words to use? The type of action in these cases and others has been given various names, some of which are useful and others of which are inappropriate. These names include “nonviolent resistance,” “civil resistance,” “passive resistance,” …

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Waging-Nonviolent-Struggle-20th-Century-Practice-and-21st-Century-Potential (2)

1st part http://www.freeinchina.org/waging-nonviolent-struggle1 Cases of nonviolent struggle From the late eighteenth century through the twentieth cen- tury, the technique of nonviolent action was widely used in colo- nial rebellions, international political and economic conflicts, religious conflicts, and anti-slavery resistance.1 This technique …

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Waging-Nonviolent-Struggle-20th-Century-Practice-and-21st-Century-Potential (1)

Chapter One FACING ACUTE CONFLICTS All conflicts are not equal We live in a world of many conflicts, and we have a responsibility to face many of them. Not all conflicts are equal. Some are much more important than others, …

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