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PEACEFUL RESISTANCE : advancing human rights and democratic freedoms.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : ROUTLEDGE, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ROBERT M PRESS
ISBN: 1138262536 9781138262539
OCLC Number: 962325247
Contents: Contents: About the author; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Establishing a culture of resistance: theoretical perspectives; Repression and resistance in Kenya: historical perspectives; Knocking at the door: individual activism; Opening the door: organizational activism; Entering the bastille (peacefully): from resistance to elected power; Mass public support: a key element in a culture of resistance; Conclusion. Appendices: A: methodology; B: human rights treaties in Kenya; C: socio-economic profiles of Kenya; D: repression and torture in Kenya; Select bibliography; Index.


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