A Force More Powerful: A Century of Non-Violent Conflict

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Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 5, 2001 - History - 544 pages
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This nationally-acclaimed book shows how popular movements used nonviolent action to overthrow dictators, obstruct military invaders and secure human rights in country after country, over the past century. Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall depict how nonviolent sanctions--such as protests, strikes and boycotts--separate brutal regimes from their means of control. They tell inside stories--how Danes outmaneuvered the Nazis, Solidarity defeated Polish communism, and mass action removed a Chilean dictator--and also how nonviolent power is changing the world today, from Burma to Serbia.
  

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Contents

Introduction l
3
PART
11
The People Strike 13
43
CHAPTER
61
CHAPTER THREE
113
PART
175
CHAPTER FIVE
207
CHAPTER
241
CHAPTER NINE
335
CHAPTER
369
CHAPTER ELEVEN
397
CHAPTER TWELVE
421
PART FOUR
455
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
469
CONCLUsION
493
Notes
507

CHAPTER SEVEN
267
CAMPAIGNS FOR RIGHTS
303

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About the author (2001)

Peter Ackerman holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Jack Duvall is President of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.

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