By Véronique Dudouet

ISBN-10: 1138019429

ISBN-13: 9781138019423

ISBN-10: 1138120146

ISBN-13: 9781138120143

This ebook investigates the decision-making approach, purpose and selecting components which underlie the strategic shifts of armed routine from violent to nonviolent resistance.


The revival of worldwide curiosity within the phenomenon of nonviolent fight because the 2011 Arab Spring deals a welcome chance to revisit the possibility of unarmed resistance as a substitute pathway out of armed conflicts, in instances the place neither army (or counter-insurgency) nor negotiated strategies have succeeded. This quantity brings jointly lecturers from a number of disciplinary traditions and gives quite a lot of case experiences – together with South Africa, Palestine and Egypt – during which to view the alterations from violence to nonviolence inside self-determination, progressive or pro-democracy struggles.


While present historiography specializes in armed conflicts and their termination via army ability or negotiated settlements, this ebook is a primary try to examine the character and the drivers of transitions from armed innovations to unarmed tools of contentious collective motion at the a part of non-state clash actors. The textual content concentrates particularly at the inner and relational elements which underpin the decision-making technique, from a transformation of management and a practical re-assessment of the ambitions and technique of insurgency within the mild of evolving inter-party energy dynamics, to the hunt for brand spanking new neighborhood or overseas allies and the cross-border emulation or diffusion of recent repertoires of motion.


This publication should be of curiosity to scholars of defense reports, peace and clash experiences, political sociology and IR in general.

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