nonviolent resistance


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nonviolent resistance:

see passive resistencepassive resistance
a method of nonviolent protest against laws or policies in order to force a change or secure concessions; it is also known as nonviolent resistance and is the main tactic of civil disobedience.
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5) Although these are mere correlations, we can see clearly that nonviolent resistance diffused as mentions of Gandhi increased in quantity through the late 1980s.
Marked by the theology of the cross, most Lutherans would undoubtedly claim nonviolent resistance as their preferred mode of social power.
For Rizk, showing the rootedness of nonviolent resistance in the lives of his characters was a central aim of the film.
In A Quiet Revolution: The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance, Mary King, a leading scholar of civil resistance, offers a meticulously researched account of a remarkable, albeit often misinterpreted, period of Palestinian political struggle.
On October 5, 1988, Chile's despot, General Augusto Pinochet was driven from office after five years of strikes, boycotts, and other forms of nonviolent resistance.
The high value of properly applied and disciplined nonviolent resistance is demonstrated, in particular because nonviolent methodologies have the potential to bring successful results at a lower overall mortality rate than violent methodologies, and uninvolved third parties (a.
Chapter 6 identifies ways to relate to fundamentalists: being secure in one's faith, viewing fundamentalists as fellow Christians, being kind, exercising forgiveness, allowing time for healing, practicing nonviolent resistance, engaging in conversation, and transcending the controversy theologically.
Gandhi, led a delegation of faith leaders and activists to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine in August to carry his grandfather's vision of nonviolent resistance to the people of the Holy Land.
He thought the peace movement of the 1980s was vibrant: "More people are arrested every year for nonviolent resistance to the country's military insanities and domestic cruelties than during any year in the '60s.
95 US) examines the meaning of nonviolent resistance, peace making and overcoming evil with good the author speaks clearly of his own conviction that pacifism never means being passive.
As Lorne Craner, the current Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, but at the time president of the International Republican Institute, said in an interview, "Our experience in Serbia, including our efforts working with those advocating nonviolent resistance, added to the repertoire of the possibilities that fall between doing nothing and going to war.