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Basic Quakerism
Corporate Discernment

From Dictatorship To Democracy

From Dictatorship To Democracy

From Dictatorship To Democracy

A Conceptual Framework For Liberation

BY GENE SHARP

Brief Description:
This short, pithy, inspiring, and extraordinarily clear guide to overthrowing a dictatorship by nonviolent means lists 198 specific methods to consider, depending on the circumstances: sit-ins, popular nonobedience, selective strikes, withdrawal of bank deposits, revenue refusal, walkouts, silence, and hunger strikes. "From Dictatorship to Democracy" is the remarkable work that has made the little-known Sharp into the world's most effective and sought-after analyst of resistance to authoritarian regimes. Finaly easily available in print.

New Press 2012 138 PP. Paper

$13.95 (in stock)

Twenty-one years ago, at a friends request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from one activist to another, traveling from country to country across the globe: from Iran to Venezuela, where both countries consider Gene Sharp to be an enemy of the state, to Serbia; Afghanistan; Vietnam; the former Soviet Union; China; Nepal; and, more recently and notably, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Syria, where it has served as a guiding light of the Arab Spring.

 

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