In: Zeitschrift fuer Friedens und Konfliktforschung, Vol 4, No 1, 2015, pp. 116-146
This article is a literature review examining the latest English literature on nonviolent resistance. It discusses different types of protest and delineates the characteristics of nonviolent resistance movements, and then focuses on explanations for the success of such movements. Last but not least, the authors discuss possible new avenues for research.