Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms

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An innovative study that examines how peaceful, domestic tactics by individual human rights activists and organizational activists, with public support, can force an authoritarian regime to make key concessions. Robert Press explores the creation and impact of a culture of resistance. He examines how domestic pressure can be more important than foreign pressure for political reform, especially in underdeveloped, authoritarian states. This study of contemporary Kenya fills a gap in traditional social movement theory to show ...

Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms 2006, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754647133

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