- By Srdja Popovic Andrej Milivojevic Slobodan Djinovic

Nonviolent struggle: 50 crucial points: a strategic approach to everyday tactics

  • Title: Nonviolent struggle: 50 crucial points: a strategic approach to everyday tactics
  • Author: Srdja Popovic Andrej Milivojevic Slobodan Djinovic
  • ISBN: 9788690899708
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nonviolent struggle crucial points a strategic approach to everyday tactics This book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns The techniques outlined in the following chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world The British

    This book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns The techniques outlined in the following 15 chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world The British historian Eric Hobsawm described the twentieth century as the age of extremes because of the devastating wars waged in the last hundred years and the influence of extremeThis book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns The techniques outlined in the following 15 chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world The British historian Eric Hobsawm described the twentieth century as the age of extremes because of the devastating wars waged in the last hundred years and the influence of extreme ideologies which were used to justify the destruction of entire peoples, classes and faiths While at the same time the spread of democracy and economic prosperity has transformed much of humanity, the potential for ruinous conflict persists today as does the opportunity for nonviolent alternatives.Contained in the book are lessons learned from many long and difficult nonviolent struggles against nondemocratic regimes and other opponents of basic human freedoms The book is written for those activists who are already working or are considering working on establishing freer and open and equitable societies.Fifty crucial points about strategic nonviolent action are presented in three thematic sections The first, Before You Start , provides you with a basic conceptual and analytical framework The second, Starting Out , teaches you the basic skills that successful practitioners of strategic nonviolent action have mastered, such as crafting a message and planning public actions The third section, Running the Nonviolent Campaign , teaches you advanced skills, such as managing a nonviolent campaign The fourth section, Working Under Repression , tries to show you how to do your work as safely as possible The last section suggests concrete ways to upgrade your skills and knowledge.Chapters within the sections are organized around answering key questions if you understand the answer to a question, you understand a crucial point about strategic nonviolent action You can either read a specific question that interests you, or an entire chapter or section To help you, each point is first explained, and then illustrated with an example, a case study, or a practical exercise that helps to develop your skills and knowledge Additionally, to give you further practical advice, especially important material appears in a series of short tips, which can be easily remembered and applied.The authors hope and believe that communicating crucial points in this way will help you learn how to operationalize strategic nonviolent action, so that you can win your rights, overcome repression, resist occupation, achieve democracy or establish justice in your lands thus making another age of extremes unlikely.

    1 thought on “Nonviolent struggle: 50 crucial points: a strategic approach to everyday tactics

    1. This book misses one big point - Sometimes you struggle in a nonviolent way and there is no international support, there are no international NGOs and no international Media to give you presence. Otherwise a good read and activists should read

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