Nonviolence in Theory and Practice

Nonviolence in Theory and Practice

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in peace studies and philosophy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 188.2 x 233.4 x 14.5mm | 453.6g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534121802
  • 9780534121808

Table of contents

Preface. Part One: Origins. Nonviolence in eastern philosophy and religion. Christianity and Judaism. The challenge to governmental power. Part Two: Three modern philosophers of nonviolence: Tolstoy, Gandhi, and King. Nonresistance to evil. From passive resistance to direct action. Militant nonviolence. Part Three: Women and nonviolence. The pioneers. Women and militant nonviolence in the nuclear age. Part Four: Pacifism. Part Five: Pragmatic nonviolence. Personal perfection or political realism? Can nonviolence work in the middle east? Nonviolent civilian defense as an alternative to war. Part Six: Recent examples of nonviolence.show more

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