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Civil resistance and power politics

the experience of non-violent action from Gandhi to the present

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Table of Contents

Introduction / Adam Roberts
People power and protest : the literature on civil resistance in historical context / April Carter
Gandhi and civil resistance in India, 1917-47 : key issues / Judith M. Brown
The US civil rights movement : power from below and above, 1945-70 / Doug McAdam
The interplay of non-violent and violent action in Northern Ireland, 1967-72 / Richard English
The dialectics of empire : Soviet leaders and the challenge of civil resistance in East-Central Europe, 1968-91 / Mark Kramer
Civil resistance in Czechoslovakia : from Soviet invasion to 'Velvet Revolution', 1968-89 / Kieran Williams
Towards 'self-limiting revolution' : Poland, 1970-89 / Aleksander Smolar
Portugal : 'the Revolution of the Carnations', 1974-75 / Kenneth Maxwell
Mass protests in the Iranian Revolution, 1977-79 / Ervand Abrahamian
'People power' in the Philippines, 1983-86 / Amado Mendoza Jr.
Political mass mobilization against authoritarian rule : Pinochet's Chile, 1983-88 / Carlos Huneeus
The interplay of non-violent and violent action in the movement against apartheid in South Africa, 1983-94 / Tom Lodge
The intersection of ethnic nationalism and people power tactics in the Baltic States, 1987-91 / Mark R. Beissinger
The 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and beyond : echoes of Gandhi / Merle Goldman
Civil resistance and civil society : lessons from the collapse of the German Democratic Republic in 1989 / Charles S. Maier
The limits of prudence : civil resistance in Kosovo, 1990-98 / Howard Clark
Civil society versus Slobodan Milošević : Serbia, 1991-2000 / Ivan Vejvoda
Georgia's 'Rose Revolution' of 2003 : enforcing peaceful change / Stephen Jones
Ukraine's 'Orange Revolution' of 2004 : the parad-xes of negotiation / Andrew Wilson
The moment of the monks : Burma, 2007 / Christina Fink
A century of civil resistance : some lessons and questions / Timothy Garton Ash.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Civil resistance & power politics, Non-violent action from Gandhi to the present


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JC328.3 .C58 2009

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