PACS 3870 Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Movements and Strategies

Explores the development of nonviolent practices for creating social change. Examines cases from around the globe, both historical and contemporary, to understand the reasons actors form social movements, as well choices in tactics and strategies associated with nonviolent civil resistance to achieve their aims. Special attention is paid to the relationship between community organizing, social movement activism, and nonviolent revolution. Recommended prerequisite: PACS 2500.

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