3 edition of Non-violence and social change found in the catalog.
Non-violence and social change
Seminar on Non-violence and Social Change University of Allahabad 1971.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editor, J. S. Mathur, asst. editor, P. C. Sharma.|
|Contributions||Mathur, J. S. 1927-, Sharma, P. C.|
|LC Classifications||HM278 .S397 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 287 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||287|
|LC Control Number||78909125|
She had studied terrorism, civil war, and major revolutions — Russian, French, Algerian, and American — and suspected that only violent force had achieved major social and political change. But then a workshop led her to consider proving that violent resistance was more successful than the nonviolent Author: Michelle Nicholasen. He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).
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Non- violence and Social ChangeSocial change remains as necessary as ever in the present world of under-developed economics The ratio between incomes of the highest and the lowest - tenth of people - measured according to their consumption possibilities has increased notwithstanding the efforts made to develop Many schools of thought see no other way out of this terrible contrast than one of violence Yet violence itself is making for much misery Mahatma Gandhi has always non-violent Cited by: 1.
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The book is intended to be useful for courses, discussion groups, and individuals. The book is intended to be useful for courses, discussion groups, and individuals. This book is a compilation of papers received from a seminar on Non-violence and Social Changes held from 30th Januaryto 1st February, jointly organized by Gandhi Bhawan and Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society.
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Many people feel that nonviolence as a strategy for social change was cremated in the flames of the urban riots of the last two years. They tell us that Negroes have only now begun to find their true manhood in violence; that the riots prove not only that Negroes hate whites, but that, compulsively, they must destroy them.
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Positive Peace is a scholarly and creative compilation of articles on peace education, nonviolence and social change. Arun Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi) sets the scene in. Social change refers to the alteration of social order in society and covers a variety of spectrums including social progress, a change in socio-economic structure or a social revolution, such as the end of apartheid.
Social Change: Selected full-text books and articles. Nonviolence is seen as an effective way of waging social change even in corrupt and repressive contexts. Summary. Large-scale nonviolent movements for social and political change include famous historical cases like the Indian independence struggle, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, and the movement to end Apartheid in South Africa.
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Thich Nhat Hanh writes eloquently in the tradition of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. on the need for mindfulness and altruistic love as the basis for political action/5. In ‘‘Nonviolence and Social Change,’’ King defends nonviolent resistance as a political tool to convince ‘‘the wielders of power’’ to respond to national poverty (King, Trumpet, 62).In Decemberthe Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) held the first of its annual conferences on nonviolent direct action, called the Institute on Nonviolence and Social Change.
The theme of the institute was “Freedom and Dignity Through Love,” and it included an address by Martin Luther King, Jr.