Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifada

Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifada

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This edited volume explores a range of approaches to nonviolent or popular resistance in the Second Intifada. Written by scholar-activists with diverse experiences in Israel-Palestine, the chapters in the volume provide the reader with an overview of how nonviolent resistance is conceived and practiced in a variety of settings within the occupied Palestinian territories, Israel, and internationally. The selections explore the themes of power, tactics, and the interactions between local and international activists.The USAID report cited, as well as other similar reports, unduly emphasized violence in Palestinian society, but the most consistently ... Its efforts began with focus groups, civic forums, and the publication of a a€œgood practicesa€ manual and eventually culminated in the ... citizens and the civic organizations that represent them expressed interest in learning about the principles of a democratic society.

Title:Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifada
Author:Maia Carter Hallward, Julie M. Norman
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-09-27


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