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Why Civil Resistance Works : the Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict (Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare).

Author: Erica Chenoweth And Maria J. Stephan.
Publisher: New York, USA Columbia University Press 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Chenoweth And Maria J. Stephan.
ISBN: 9780231156820 0231156820
OCLC Number: 819995120
Notes: Acquisitions record.
Format: Hardback.
Awards: Winner of Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 2016
Winner of Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award 2017
Target Audience: Postgraduate.
Description: 320 pages 11 figures, 19 tables 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Acknowledgments Part I. Why Civil Resistance Works 1. The Success of Nonviolent Resistance Campaigns 2. The Primacy of Particpation in Nonviolent Resistance 3. Exploring Alternative Explanations for the Success of Civil Resistance Part II. Case Studies Introduction to the Case Studies 4. The Iranian Revolution, 1977-1979 5. The First Palestinian Intifada, 1987-1992 6. The Philippine People Power Movement, 1983-1986 7. Why Civil Resistance Sometimes Fails: The Burmese Uprising, 1988-1990 Case Study Summary Part III. The Implications of Civil Resistance 8. After the Campaign: The Consequences of Violent and Nonviolent Resistance 9. Conclusion Epilogue Appendix Notes References Index

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