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Cesar Chavez and the common sense of nonviolence

Author: José-Antonio Orosco
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2008.
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Cesar Chavez has long been heralded for his personal practice of nonviolent resistance in struggles against social, racial, and labor injustices. However, the words of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. have long overshadowed Chavez's contributions to the theory of nonviolence. The author seeks to elevate Chavez as an original thinker, providing an analysis of what Chavez called "the common sense of nonviolence." By  Read more...
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Orosco, José-Antonio, 1971-
Cesar Chavez and the common sense of nonviolence.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)654128977
Named Person: Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez; César Chávez
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José-Antonio Orosco
ISBN: 9780826343758 0826343759
OCLC Number: 175289978
Description: viii, 143 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Cesar Chavez as a political thinker --
Pilgrimage, penitence, and revolution: the logic of nonviolence --
"The most vicious type of oppression": the broken promises of armed struggle --
The strategies of property destruction and sabotage for social justice --
Refusing to be a macho: decentering race and gender --
"The common sense of nonviolence": time and crisis in King and Chavez.
Responsibility: José-Antonio Orosco.
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Cesar Chavez has long been heralded for his personal practice of nonviolent resistance in struggles against social, racial, and labor injustices. This work seeks to elevate Chavez as an original  Read more...

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"The day will come when the politicians do the right thing by our people out of political necessity and not of charity or idealism. - Cesar Chavez, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, Read more...

 
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