This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century [Audiobook] download free by Mark Engler

This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century Audiobook download free by Mark Engler
  • Listen audiobook: This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century
  • Author: Mark Engler
  • Release date: 2017/10/2
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781568585703
  • Rating: 7.6 of 10
  • Votes: 231
  • Review by: Jimmy Bethea
  • Review rating: 7.54 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Duration: 4H48M17S in 256 kbps (76.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, Shorten, WMA, WAV, FLAC, MP3 (compression CBC, ZIP, RAR, Z, JAR, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M50S (7.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'Absorbing... Ambitious... Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere.' -Naomi KleinFrom protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change. When mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media consistently portrays them as being spontaneous and unpredictable. Yet, in this book, Mark and Paul Engler look at the hidden art behind such outbursts of protest, examining core principles that have been used to spark and guide moments of transformative unrest.With incisive insights from contemporary activists, as well as fresh revelations about the work of groundbreaking figures such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Gene Sharp, and Frances Fox Piven, the Englers show how people with few resources and little conventional influence are engineering the upheavals that are reshaping contemporary politics.Nonviolence is usually seen simply as a philosophy or moral code. This Is an Uprising shows how it can instead be deployed as a method of political conflict, disruption, and escalation. It argues that if we are always taken by surprise by dramatic outbreaks of revolt, we pass up the chance to truly understand how social transformation happens.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Structure & Processes, Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution, Political Control & Freedoms, Social & Political Philosophy, Violence In Society
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x208x26mm
  • Weight: 340.19g
  • Printed by: Nation Books
  • Published in: New York, United States

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