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Security Without Weapons: Rethinking Violence, Nonviolent Action, and Civilian Protection

Author: M.S. Wallace

Routledge, London, 2016, pp. 264

Exploration of discourses that legitimate violence and importance of challenging them in the practice of nonviolent intervention.  The author focuses on the civil war in Sri Lanka between the Government and the Tamil Tigers, and then analyzes the peacekeeping role of the Nonviolent Peaceforce Sri Lanka in 2008.