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Guide to Civil Resistance : A Bibliography of Social Movements and Nonviolent Action (Vol 2) (Paperback)

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Volume two of A Guide to Civil Resistance seeks to provide an introduction to the history of major social movements—including Occupy and the Global Justice Movement, major green campaigns, peace and antiwar resistance, and feminist and LGBT struggles—over the last 70 years, and to signpost contemporary developments in these movements. It provides brief background summaries and a range of references from movement periodicals and websites, scholarly journals, and books by activists as well as academic studies. With emphasis on nonviolent action and protest, the reference includes material on conventional political action and legal action, as well as literature providing some general historical and theoretical background.
This book brings together an extraordinary wealth of experience and will be an eye-opener for many readers. It seeks to provide an introduction to the history of major social movements - including Occupy and the Global Justice Movement, major green campaigns, peace and anti-war resistance and feminist and LGBT struggles - over the last 70 years, and to signpost contemporary developments in these movements. It provides brief background summaries and a range of references from movement periodicals and websites, scholarly journals, and books by activists as well as academic studies. It focuses on social movements of all kinds, with emphasis on nonviolent action and protest, it includes material on conventional political action and legal action, and literature providing some general historical and theoretical background.
Number of Pages: 257
Genre: Reference, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Peace, Bibliographies + Indexes
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Volume number: 2
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 23994323
UPC: 9781854251138
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-7427
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