Protest, Power, and Change: An Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP to Women's Suffrage

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Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - Social Science - 640 pages
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From Solidarity's passive/aggressive faceoff with communism to the courageous sit-ins and marches of the Civil Rights Movement, here is the first systematic survey of peaceful confrontations between the forces for the status quo and the forces for change. All the important events, tactics, and leaders are covered: Women's suffrage, blockades, IRA hunger strikes, monkey wrenching, Charter 77, the Clamshell Alliance, Rosa Parks, Leo Tolstoy, Martin Luther King, Lech Walesa, and many more.

 

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Roger S. Powers is a researcher, writer, and lecturer on aspects of nonviolent struggle, peacemaking, and conflict resolution. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and an M.A. in international politics from the University of Denver.
William B. Vogele is a research associate with the Program on Nonviolent Sanctions and Cultural Survival at Harvard University's Center for International Affairs. He is the author of numerous publications on nonviolent struggle and international affairs, including Stepping Back: Nuclear Arms Control and the End of the Cold War.

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