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Introduction to nonviolence / Ramin Jahanbegloo.

Ramin Jahanbegloo, author.

Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

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  • Title:
    Introduction to nonviolence / Ramin Jahanbegloo.
  • Author: Ramin Jahanbegloo, author.
  • Subjects: Religion, Politics & State; Nonviolence; Peace -- Religious aspects; SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General; Nonviolence; Peace -- Religious aspects; Peace; Religion & politics; International relations; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 303.6/1
  • Publication Details: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Profiles; Acknowledgments; Introduction; What is nonviolence?; Further reading; 1 Nonviolence in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism; Nonviolence in Hinduism; Nonviolence in Jainism; Nonviolence in Buddhism; Further reading; 2 Christianity and Nonviolence; The roots of nonviolence in Jesus Christ; Nonviolence in the Epistles of St Paul; Franciscan nonviolence; Christian nonviolence in the North American context; A new tradition: nonviolence in the work of Thomas Merton; Further reading; 3 Islam and Nonviolence; The roots of nonviolence in the Qur'an.
    Contents: Nonviolence in the contemporary Islamic context: the case of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Maulana Abul Kalam AzadIslam, nonviolence and the state; Further reading; 4 Philosophical Foundations of Nonviolence; Socratic nonviolence; The transcendentalist nonviolence of H.D. Thoreau; Leo Tolstoy and nonviolence; Further reading; 5 Gandhi and Nonviolence; Gandhi's conception of nonviolence; Nonviolence in the Hind Swaraj; Further reading; 6 Pragmatic Nonviolence; Gene Sharp and pragmatic nonviolence; Pragmatic nonviolence in practice; Sharp's four mechanisms of change.
    Contents: Necessary preconditions to changeFurther reading; 7 Critiques of Nonviolence; The role of violence in Marxism; Violence in anarchism; The role of violence in the work of Georges Sorel; The role of violence in the work of Frantz Fanon; The role of violence in the work of Slavoj Zižek; Further reading; 8 Nonviolence in the Twentieth Century; Martin Luther King; Desmond Tutu; Mother Teresa; The Dalai Lama; Aung San Suu Kyi; Further reading; 9 Nonviolence in the Twenty-First Century; The Green Movement in Iran; Otpor: the fall of Yugoslavia's Slobodan Milosevic; The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
    Contents: The revolution in EgyptFurther reading; Conclusion: Democracy and Nonviolence; Bibliography; Index.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781137200693 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1137200693 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1137314265 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781137314260 (electronic bk.); BNB GBB8B4365; System number: 018559576
  • Notes: Collection subset: Social Welfare
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-193) and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages).

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