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Literature Nonviolent action

New book on nonviolent revolts

New book out about nonviolent revolts and how it shapes our world:

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Saturday, February 13, 2016

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Activist campaign Nonviolent action

The last colony of Africa struggle with nonviolent means

Despite police repression from the occupying force Morocco the Western Sahara people continuous their peaceful…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Monday, February 1, 2016

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Nonviolent action Resistance research

A summary of research on nonviolent resistance

An excellent summary of the state of knowledge about nonviolent resistance:

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Sunday, January 31, 2016

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Effective Nonviolent action Strategy

Direct action – not the same as protest

This is a good example of the real tradition of direct action activism, today often blurred by activists that calls…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Literature Nonviolent action Resistance research

Special issue on nonviolent activism in the journal Mobilization

[Sorry for a long period without postings here, but I have continued to post things at Facebook, and will repost stuff on this blog as before]

Below are the contents of the Mobilization's December special issue on nonviolence and social movements, Sharon Erickson…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, December 17, 2015

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Nonviolent action Strategy

Resistance against non-state terror

There are several suggestions of unarmed resistance strategies against non-state terrorism developed by activists and…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Literature Nonviolent action

New Book: A Theory of Nonviolent Action

Next month my new book is coming out. It is the first attempt since 1973 to formulate a theory of nonviolent activism. Spread the news and buy it (despite the awful jacket decided by ZED …)

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Saturday, October 17, 2015

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Literature Nonviolent action Resistance research

Collection of civil resistance literature

A new guide for all that is interested in the existing research on civil resistance:

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

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Effective Nonviolent action Repression Resistance research Revolution

Nonviolent resistance spreads globally – but is it effective?

Nonviolent resistance is nowadays spreading globally. As in Macedonia and Guatemala, mass protests are happening in the…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Monday, September 7, 2015

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Activist campaign Nonviolent action

Support of draft resistance

This is a crowd funding effort to make it possible to spread basic knowledge, tactics and experiences about objections…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Sunday, August 30, 2015