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198 Methods of Nonviolent Protest and Persuasion (Gene Sharp)


Dr. Gene Sharp is one of the most influential scholars in the field of nonviolent conflict resolution. He is the author of "The Politics of Nonviolent Action," a massive study of the nature of nonviolent struggle as a social and political technique. This is his simple summary listing of what he has identified as methods of nonviolent protest and persuasion.


This is a very famous list. The actions are categorized, with two to twelve points in each category. Activists can choose from numerous options to plan their strategies for social change. Everything is based on nonviolence
Location: USA
Setting: Developed World
Extent of Action: International
Year(s): 999
Outcome successful
Source: This list is available in Gene Sharp's book:


Prepared By: sl, 1/09
Rating: 1
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