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The New Conscientious Objection: From Sacred to Secular Resistance

Editor(s): Charles C. Moskos, John Whiteclay Chambers

Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 1993, pp. 286

Section 1 suggests ‘the secularization of conscience and modern individ-ualism have been the driving force’ in the rise of conscientious objection. Section 2 looks at the historical record in the USA. Section 3 has articles on France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the former Communist states in Eastern Europe, Israel and South Africa.