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strategy of civilian defence: non-violent resistance to aggression

Roberts, Adam

strategy of civilian defence: non-violent resistance to aggression

by Roberts, Adam

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Passive resistance.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementedited by Adam Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA926 .R57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5579730M
    LC Control Number67093552

    The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-Violent Resistance to Aggression. London: Faber and Faber. Roberts, Adam, 'Civil Resistance to Military Coups', Journal of Peace Research 12(1): Sabata, Jaroslav, 'Invasion or Own Goal?' East European Reporter 3(3): Schmid, Alex P. in collaboration with Ellen Berends & Luuk Zonneveld.   Conditions for Civil Resistance. Posted on Decem more people started to discuss the use of nonviolent means as alternatives or substitutes to militarism and national defence. These ideas was not new but came forward with new force and energy. Partly this was a reaction to the nuclear competition between east and west and to a certain.

    Liddell Hart's sotto voce endorsement of non-violent defense comes as a 7-page addendum () to what is otherwise 'Guerilla War', ch. 23 in his book Strategy (n. 41 below), re-published that same year, , but omitting the non-violent resistance commentary given in part at Oxford, Neither book mentions the overlap / omission. spontaneous non-violent resistance. This is also the reason why our analysis of the non-violent liberation movement in Lithuania is mainly based on the instrumental approach. However, the development of the civilian defence theory requires both the structural and instrumental approaches. From Non-violent Resistance to Organised Civilian Defence.

    22 To quote former Lithuanian Defence Minister Audrius Butkevicius, “ Civilian-based defence generates its coercive power on the aggressor cumulatively through a different set of dynamics than that of violent struggle. Resistance violence could, for example, severely undermine the process of demoralizing the aggressor ’ s troops, or negate the objective of winning wider sympathy and support. Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present Adam Roberts, Timothy Garton Ash Civil resistance--non-violent action against such challenges as dictatorial rule, racial discrimination and foreign military occupation--is a significant but inadequately understood feature of world politics.


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Strategy of civilian defence: non-violent resistance to aggression by Roberts, Adam Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The strategy of civilian defence: non-violent resistance to aggression. [Adam Roberts]. The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression, Faber, London, (Also published as Civilian Resistance as a National Defense, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, USA, ; and, with a new Introduction on "Czechoslovakia and Civilian Defence", as Civilian Resistance as a National Defence, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, UK.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Adam, Civilian resistance as a national defence: non-violent action against aggression. Addresses the question of whether nonviolent defense can be an effective strategy against military violence.

Drawing from the strategic theory of Carl von Clausewitz, the nonviolence of Mahatma Gandhi, and recent human needs and conflict theory, Burrowes.

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Contents. Civilian Resistance as a National. Robert's book canvasses a wide range of ideas, beginning with a critique of classical ideas about strategy and culminating in several chapters laying out the strategy of nonviolent defence. The central message of the book is encapsulated in a table on p.

Civilian-based defense, according to Professor Gene Sharp, a scholar of non-violent struggle, is a "policy [in which] the whole population and the society's institutions become the fighting weaponry consists of a vast variety of forms of psychological, economic.

This book begins with an examination of Gandhi's "nonviolent" resistance and its application to the family context. A model of escalation processes between parents and children is presented, as well as ways for overcoming escalation.

The book includes a step-by-step instruction manual for parents. more recent writers, the strategy of non-violent defense — also called civil resistance, civilian-based defense, non-violent common defense, etc.

— remains in escrow. Along with non-violent Author: Gene Keyes. Genes and mechanisms-- ecological genetics and management. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Resistance by insects and other arthropod pests to chemically-based control strategies is a major problem in crop protection as well as in medical and veterinary entomology.

Robert’s book canvasses a wide range of ideas, beginning with a critique of classical ideas about strategy and culminating in several chapters laying out the strategy of nonviolent defence. The central message of the book is encapsulated in a table on p.

role of different forms of resistance in defence. He edited The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression (London, Faber, ). critical than it had been in his book Why We Can't Wait* Origins of non-violent resistance. A resistance movement is an organized movement by some portion of the civil population of a country to fight against an occupying power and to cause civil disorder.

Sometimes they could be a nonviolent resistance (sometimes called civil resistance), or the use of force. In many cases, as for example in Norway in the Second World War, a resistance movement may have had both violent and non. (with Philip Windsor) Czechoslovakia Reform, Repression and Resistance, Chatto & Windus for Institute for Strategic Studies, London, (editor) The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression, Faber, London, [Translations into Norwegian, Swedish and German published in OsloStockholmand.

(See, for example, The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression, edited by Adam Roberts, London: Faber and Faber, ) Three of these cases were international.

Something less than forty per cent took place in “democracies” (roughly defined), and slightly more than sixty per cent under “dictatorships. Some of the books written about this topic include: Baradford Lyttle’s book, National Defense Through Nonviolent Resistance; Adam Roberts’ book, The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression; the book, War Without Weapons: Non-violence in National Defence by Anders Boserup and Andrew Mack; Gustaaf.

Coverage: (Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 73, No. 4) Moving Wall: 7 years The Strategy of Civilian Defence, Non-violent Resistance to Aggression by Adam Roberts. The Strategy of Civilian Defence, Non-violent Resistance to Aggression by Adam Roberts (pp. Strategic Nonviolence is not Civil Resistance.

and it denotes that the action concerned is non-military or non-violent in character.”¹ “Some Questions on Civilian Defense,” in Adam Roberts, ed., Civilian Resistance as a National Defence: Nonviolent Action against Aggression (Harrisburg, Pa.: Stackpole, ).

strategy of civilian-based defence and dissuasion against external aggression (e.g. Roberts ; Drago ), this article focuses more specifically on ways it has been applied by non-state actorsAuthor: Veronique Dudouet.

(Editor) The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-Violent Resistance to Aggression, Faber (London, England),published as Civilian Resistance As a National Defense, Stackpole (Mechanicsburg, PA), (With Philip Windsor) Czechoslovakia Reform, Repression and Resistance, Columbia University Press (New York, NY).

Nonviolent resistance (NVR or nonviolent action) is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, while being nonviolent. This type of action highlights the desires of an individual or group that feels that something needs to change to improve the current condition of the.Social defence is presented as a key feature of a grassroots strategy to challenge and replace the war system.

Adam Roberts (editor), The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression (London: Faber and Faber, ). An excellent collection. The essays that include criticism of social defence are especially useful for.The Strategy of Civilian Defence: Non-violent Resistance to Aggression, Faber, London, (Also published as Civilian Resistance as a National Defense, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, US, ; and, with a new Introduction on 'Czechoslovakia and Civilian Defence', as Civilian Resistance as a National Defence, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, UK.