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Violence and nonviolence in international relations

M. Kumar

Violence and nonviolence in international relations

by M. Kumar

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Published by Thomson P .
Written in English


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ISBN 100391006223
OCLC/WorldCa642254791

  War Resisters' International. Nonviolence can imply much more than this, including a desire to change power relations and social structures, an attitude of respect for all humanity or all life, or even a philosophy of life. thus perpetuating the age-old 'cycle of violence.' 2) Active nonviolence distinguishes between the act and the actor.   Conventional and Critical Understandings of Violence in International Relations. Both mainstream and critical scholars of international relations understand violence as something done by an individual or a group to other individuals or groups. Violence is a tool or instrument deployed for particular purposes, such as deterrence or by: 1.

The Politics of Nonviolent Action is a three-volume political science book by Gene Sharp, originally published in the United States in Sharp is one of the most influential theoreticians of nonviolent action, and his publications have been influential in struggles around the book contains his foundational analyses of the nature of political power, and of the methods and dynamics Author: Gene Sharp.   The violence of non-violence is that it ignores class-based dynamics and the disproportionate violence inflicted on the most vulnerable in society. (Singh, , p). Furthermore, Fanon sees violence as a necessary phenomenon because it acts as a cleansing force (, p).

Civil resistance (also referred to as “nonviolent action,” “nonviolent struggle,” “nonviolent conflict,” and “people power,” among other terms) is a technique for waging conflict for political, economic, and/or social objectives without threats or use of physical violence. The most enduring definition for . The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the first decade of the 21st century and the third millennium, the years to , as the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World. This followed resolutions about the International Year for the Culture of Peace and the International Day of Peace.. The action plan for the Decade proposes eight.


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Delhi: Thomson Press (India), (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mahendra Kumar. 'Time, Temporality, and Violence in International Relations: (De)Fatalizing the Present, Forging Radical Alternatives is obligatory reading for anyone interested in understanding how space and time constitutes the unyielding forms (sovereignty, the state, etc.) that are the staple of research in International : Hardcover.

By engaging with feminist theories of embodiment and violence, Bodies of Violence provides a more nuanced treatment of the nexus of bodies, subjects and violence than currently exists in the field of international : Hardcover. Violence and Non-Violence in Africa This unique book seeks both to historicize and to deconstruct the pervasive, almost ritualistic, association of Africa with forms of extreme violence, the latter bordering on and including genocide.

Book Description. Violence and the Third World in International Relations is intended as a contribution to the decolonization of international relations, and especially of international security studies, much of which is dominated by a self-sustaining Eurocentrism.

Rather than focusing on the motivations of violence, this volume is concerned with the devastating and debilitating consequences. Conflict book. Violence and Nonviolence. Conflict. DOI link for Conflict. Conflict book. Violence and Nonviolence. Edited By Margaret Fisher.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published Pages pages. eBook ISBN Subjects Politics & International Relations Cited by: 7. Would an understanding of how conflict has been engaged, with violence or nonviolence, be conducive to how it could be prevented from sliding further into violence?The contributors examine international influences on the peace/reconciliation process in Indonesia's Aceh conflict, as well as the role of Muslim religious scholars in promoting by: 1.

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.

Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. Violence and Civilization in the Western States-Systems By Andrew Linklater Cambridge University Press, Andrew Linklater’s most recent contribution to his Harm trilogy, Violence and Civilization (), which is the second book in the series following from The Problem of Harm in World Politics (), looks at the historical processes by which modern states drew on historical.

Her innovative theory promises to illuminate the dynamics of violence and nonviolence in movements well beyond the Palestinian national movement as her brief analyses of the South African and Irish national movements by: “Among all the methods, non-violence is most successful, and I strongly believe that only non-violence can set the true mood of peace and harmony among the nuclear nations.

Our experiments with non-violence should be more wide, more engaging and more humble.”. This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human institutions with reference to different continents, cultures and religions over : Sudhir Chandra.

Gandhi's Concept of Nonviolence in International Relations 33 EmilyCohen literally translated, "soul force" or "truth force".6 For Gandhi, it signified a principled and courageous form of nonviolent resistance or, as one scholar has put it, "the mighty power of the. Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding is the first book to provide an integrative, systematic approach to the study of violence and nonviolence.

Communication & Cultural Studies Nursing Politics & International Relations Psychology Social Work Sociology. Back. Violence and Politics book. Globalization's Paradox. Violence and Politics. DOI link for Violence and Politics. Violence, Nonviolence, and the U.S.

Civil Rights Movement. View abstract. chapter 9 | 19 pages Ethnonational Conflicts, Democratization, and Hate Crime. View by: This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present.

One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human institutions with reference to different continents, cultures and religions over centuries.

Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding is a unique book in that it tries to grapple with both violence and nonviolence. There are, of course, numerous books written about violence, mostly on one specific form or type of violence, such as homicide, terrorism, domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, or war.

Book Review: The Force of Non-Violence by Judith Butler In The Force of Non-Violence, Judith Butler challenges the prevailing ways in which violence and nonviolence have been understood, arguing that the distinction between the two has been founded on a harmful individualist paradigm.

This chapter explores violence through the lens of International Political Theory (IPT). In so doing, it interprets three seemingly disparate forms of violence through a single lens that directs our attention to political concepts such as authority, rights, rules, and responsibilities.

Moreover, this chapter will address the ways in which international and global practices of violence raise Author: Anthony F. Lang. Although pacifism and nonviolence bear a close relationship to one another historically, pacifism is the ideological assertion that war and violence should be rejected in political and personal life, whereas nonviolence refers to a distinct set of political by: Chapter 1 provides a reading of how the subject of International Relations has been theorized in relation to human bodies and violence.

The chapter argues that bodies have been problematically understood in liberal humanist terms as individual, material objects, preexisting politics, that house sovereign subjects. Furthermore, contemporary practices of violence are constituted not only in.