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Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know

Author: Erica Chenoweth

Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2021, pp. 256

This study, by one of the authors of the acclaimed Why Civil Resistance Works, is designed as an accessible overview of what civil resistance is, how it is effective, its use around the world, and its long term impact. It covers the theory and history of civil resistance, and includes chapters on the problems of violence against movements and violence within them.