A New Era of Nonviolence: The Power of Civil Society Over by Tom H. Hastings

By Tom H. Hastings

This booklet is an exploration of nonviolent options and strategies which have been used to avoid and finish civil wars, invasions, and occupations. the matter of warfare is tested in mild of efforts to remodel harmful clash into positive clash. study into possible choices has produced a corpus of data that allows civil society more and more to count on luck whilst it engages decision-makers in peaceable clash resolution.
The publication asks the reader to think about the questions of social clash utilizing a cost-benefit analysis—which can show the advisability of strategic nonviolence. study into the factors and correlates of warfare is strong, and while that study is utilized to comparisons of clash administration equipment, a number of conclusions approximately power innovations for finishing warfare emerge.

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