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A theory of nonviolent action: How civil disobedience works

A theory of nonviolent action: How civil disobedience works

By: Stellan Vinthagen

In A Theory of Nonviolent Action, Stellan Vinthagen draws on these examples as well as a rich collection of other historical social events that represent nonviolence movements that combined resistance and constructive change. With this groundbreaking book, Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action in decades, making this…

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and directions for supporters of Indigenous struggles

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and directions for supporters of Indigenous struggles

By: Clare Land

In this highly original and much-needed book, Clare Land interrogates the often fraught endeavours of activists from colonial backgrounds seeking to be politically supportive of Indigenous struggles. Blending key theoretical and practical questions, Land argues that the predominant impulses which drive middle-class settler activists to support Indigenous people cannot lead to successful alliances and meaningful…

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August 13, 2015

Nonviolence unbound: Brian Martin’s latest

Rallies, strikes, boycotts, sit-ins – these and other methods of nonviolent action can be used to bring down dictators. Nonviolence Unbound shows how insights into what makes nonviolent action effective can be applied to four completely different arenas: defending against verbal abuse, responding to online defamatory pictures, and engaging in the struggles over euthanasia and vaccination. This…