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Gandhi's way : a handbook of conflict resolution

Author: Mark Juergensmeyer
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gandhi's Way is a primer of Mahatma Gandhi's principles of moral action and conflict resolution. In it one finds a straightforward, step-by-step approach that can be used in any conflict: at home; in business; and in local, national, or international arenas. The book sets out Gandhi's basic methods and illustrates them with practical examples to show how parties can rise above self-interest to find resolutions that  Read more...
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Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Juergensmeyer
ISBN: 0520223446 9780520223448
OCLC Number: 48265607
Notes: Revised ed. of title previously published as Fighting fair. San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1986.
Description: xi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: PrefaceSECTION I. THE GANDHIAN FIGHT1. Fighting a Gandhian Fight2. Why Fight at All?3. How Do You Know When You're Right?4. Violence: The Breakwoen of a Fight5. What to Do with a Recalcitrant Opponent6. The Weapon: The Goal Itself7. The Power of Noncooperation8. Fighting a Very Big Fight9. How Do You Know When You've Won?10. Some Basic RulesSECTION II. CASE STUDIESLooking At CasesCase #1: A Family FeudCase #2: The Endangered EmployeesCase #3: A Lonely DecisionCase #4: A Battle Against Nuclear WeaponsCase #5: A Tragic ResistanceSECTION III. SOME SMALL QUARRELSConversations in the MindIssue #1: Can Violence Ever Be Justified? Gandhi v. MarxIssue #2: Can Anger Be True? Gandhi v. FreudIssue #3: Is a Force of Love Realistic? Gandhi v. NiebuhrIssue #4: Was Gandhi Always a Gandhian? Mohandas v. the MahatmaNotesIndex
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"A crisply written, cogently argued little manual exploring the practical implications of satyagraha ('truth force')." - Kirkus Reviews "This is a manual of instruction in the best sense: a popular Read more...

 
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