Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3211: Nonviolence: Power and Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Ackerman, P., Kruegler, C. (1994), Strategic Nonviolent Conflict: The Dynamics of People Power in the Twentieth Century, Westport, CN: Praeger.

Atak, I. (2012) Nonviolence in Political Theory, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Capitini, A. (2000), Aldo Capitini:  A philosopher of nonviolence, Diogenes, 48(4) 104-119. Curator: Ornella Pompeo Faracovi.

Chenoweth, E. And Stephan, M. J. (2011), Why Civil Resistance Works: Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, New York: Columbia University Press.

Dossi, Samuele and Claudio Radaelli (2012), Four funerals and a party? The political repertoire of the Italian Radicals, Bulletin of Italian Politics 4(1):63-83.

Etzioni, A. (2011), Towards a nonviolent Middle-East,Middle-East Quarterly, Fall. http://www.meforum.org/meq/pdfs/3050.pdf

European Parliament (2008), EP report on human rights (rapporteur Marco Cappato) http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//NONSGML+REPORT+A6-2008-0153+0+DOC+PDF+V0//EN

Gandhi, Mohandas K., (1972), Nonviolence in Peace and War, 1942–1949, New York: Garland Press.

Jahanbegloo, R. (2013), The Gandhian Moment, Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

Jahanbegloo, R. (2014), Introduction to Nonviolence, Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Luther King, M. 1961, Letter from Birmingham Jail.

Manners, I. 2002. Normative power Europe: a contradiction in terms? Journal of Common Market Studies, 40(2), 235-258.

Roberts, A. and T. Garton Ash (Eds) 2009. Civil Resistance and Power Politics, The Experience of Nonviolent Action from Gandhi to the Present, Oxford University Press

Rossi, E. and A. Spinelli [1941-1943] The Ventotene Manifesto. Available at http://www.altierospinelli.org/manifesto/manifesto_en.html

Sabl, Andrew (2001), ‘Looking Forward to Justice: Rawlsian Civil Disobedience and its Non-Rawlsian Lessons,’ in The Journal of Political Philosophy, 9 (3): 307-330.

Sharp, Gene, 1973. The Politics of Nonviolent Action, Boston: Porter Sargent.

–––, 1983. Making the Abolition of War a Realistic Goal, New York: Institute for World Order.

–––, 2005. Waging Nonviolent Struggle, Boston: Porter Sargent.

–––, [1993, reprinted on several websites with minor changes]. From Dictatorship to Democracy. A Conceptual Framework for Liberation.

Stephan M. and E. Chenoweth, (2008) Why Civil Resistance Works, International Security, 33(1) Summer.

Thoreau, Henry David (1991), ‘Civil Disobedience,’ in Civil Disobedience in Focus, Hugo A. Bedau (ed.), London: Routledge.