Gandhian Way: Peace, Non-violence, and Empowerment

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Anand Sharma
Academic Foundation, 2007 - Philosophy - 320 pages

World leaders, Nobel laureates, and social activists from around the world share their thoughts on peace, nonviolence, empowerment, and poverty—the cornerstones of Gandhian philosophy—in this commemorative volume that celebrates 100 years of Satyagraha, the nonviolence movement pioneered by Gandhi. Rare, archival photographs bring the charisma and power of Gandhi and his Satyagraha to life while reminding readers of the relevance of the movement and how widespread it has become.

 

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Contents

Foreword
13
Relaunching the Satyagraha Movement
51
Promoting Gandhian Philosophy
65
Restoring the Theme of Nonviolence
97
Less to Rule More to Educate
109
Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts
123
Gandhi on Poverty Eradication and Peoples Empowerment
139
Poverty Alleviation through Empowerment
163
Keeping Nonviolence Alive
179
Section IV
198
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Anand Sharma is minister of state for external affairs for the Government of India. Sonia Gandhi is the president of the Indian National Congress and the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party.

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