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Sharp's dictionary of power and struggle : language of civil resistance in conflicts

Author: Gene Sharp; April Carter; Bruce Jenkins; Adam Roberts
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In nearly 1,000 entries, the Dictionary defines those ideologies, political systems, strategies, methods, and concepts that form the core of nonviolent action as it has occurred throughout history and across the globe, providing much-needed clarification of language that is often mired in confusion. Entries discuss everything from militarization to censorship, guerrilla theater, pacifism, secret agents, and protest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
lexikon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Sharp; April Carter; Bruce Jenkins; Adam Roberts
ISBN: 9780199829897 0199829896 9780199829880 0199829888
OCLC Number: 707267287
Description: xxii, 345 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Sir Adam Roberts --
An essay on power and realism --
Case study: Serbia, 1996-2000 / Joshua Paulson --
Case study: The Tunisian uprising and protests, December 2010-January 2011 / Jamila Raqib --
The dictionary.
Other Titles: Dictionary of power and struggle
Responsibility: Gene Sharp ; with the assistance of April Carter and Bruce Jenkins and a foreword by Sir Adam Roberts.

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Sharp's Dictionary of Power and Struggle is a groundbreaking book by the "godfather of nonviolent resistance." In nearly 1,000 entries, the Dictionary defines those ideologies, political systems,  Read more...

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Sharp's Dictionary of Power and Struggle is the definitive work on the subject. * Times Literary Supplement *

 
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