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Why civil resistance works : the strategic logic of nonviolent conflict

Author: Erica Chenoweth
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.
Series: Columbia studies in terrorism and irregular warfare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Chenoweth
ISBN: 9780231156837 0231156839
OCLC Number: 810145714
Notes: Originally published as hbk.: ©2011.
Awards: Winner of Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 2016
Winner of Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award 2017
Description: xvii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Why civil resistance works: The success of nonviolent resistance campaigns ; The primacy of participation in nonviolent resistance ; Exploring alternative explanations for the success of civil resistance --
Case studies: The Iranian revolution, 1977-1979 ; The first Palestinian intifada, 1987-1992 ; The Philippine People Power movement, 1983-1986 ; Why civil resistance sometimes fails : the Burmese uprising, 1988-1990 --
The implications of civil resistance: After the campaign : the consequences of violent and nonviolent resistance ; Conclusion --
Epilogue --
Appendix.
Series Title: Columbia studies in terrorism and irregular warfare.
Other Titles: Strategic logic of nonviolent conflict
Responsibility: Erica Chenowith & Maria J. Stephan.

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