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How effective are peace movements?.

Bob Overy

How effective are peace movements?.

by Bob Overy

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Published by University of Bradford, School of Peace Studies, Housmans in Bradford, London .
Written in English


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SeriesPeace studies papers -- 2
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Open LibraryOL13779851M

By analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of past American peace movements, by understanding the culture of war and the causes of war, and by putting the American struggle in the context of the Global Movement for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, we can move from understanding to effective action for peace.   Now you need to let people know about your movement! E-mail those you know who will be interested, reach out to your social network, post on your blog, contact like-minded groups and organizations and let them know. Provide information about your movement, which you came up with in step 1. Sprinkle in some factual tid bits, which you researched.

In Peace and Freedom, Simon Hall explores two linked themes: the civil rights movement's response to the war in Vietnam on the one hand and, on the other, the relationship between the black groups that opposed the war and the mainstream peace movement. Based on comprehensive archival research, the book weaves together local and national stories. Marullo, Sam, Alexandra Chute, and Mary Anna Colwell. "Pacifism and Nonpacifist Groups in the U.S. Peace Movement of the s." Peace and Cha no. 3 (July ): – Patterson, David S. Toward a Warless World: The Travail of the American Peace Movement.

  The World Peace Book is an anti-propaganda compilation of brief extracts from the lessons of the Cold War and other conflicts, pertaining to the only proof-tested method of achieving peace: economically stable democracy maintained by deterrence for national and individual freedom from coercion and dictatorship. The People Make the Peace Forty years after the Vietnam War ended, many in the United States still struggle to come to terms with this tumultuous period of U.S. history. The domestic antiwar movement, with cooperation from their Vietnamese counterparts, played a significant role in ending the War, but few have examined its impact until now.


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He considers the lessons learned from the movements against the wars in Vietnam, N. Ireland, etc. The author covered the anti-Vietnam War movement as a journalist with Peace News during and then moved to Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he was a community worker between and Format: Paperback.

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To sum up, he used three main parameters. First, the different types of opposition to war. Second, the broad peace movement as against the narrow peace movement, or the positive idea of the peace movement as against the negative one. Third, where one stood in relation to governments and in relation to the ability to make major changes.

Bob Overy is the author of How Effective Are Peace Movements. ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Gandhi the Organiser. How he shaped 3/5(1). How Effective are Peace Movements?: Overy, Bob: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Bob Overy. The national peace movements, despite their common aims, had different historic backgrounds and characteristics.

This book, originally published inpresents an authoritative review of the peace movements in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the United by: In this chapter, the peace movement is defined as a social movement that aimed to eradicate war as a means of policy and established itself between andfollowing ideas originating in the pacifist, antimilitaristic, and socialist ideologies of the nineteenth century.

1Cited by: 1. Positive peace movements proactively seek to eliminate the root causes of warfare by establishing international organizations, promoting human rights, establishing social justice, and eliminating other causes of war. Do you want to read the rest of this chapter. This research hasn't been cited in any other publications.

Chapter 9: The Future of the Peace Movement Pages Notes Pages Acknowledgements Page Continued from previous page 3. The leadership and style of each peace movement has been distinct from that of the preceding movement, perhaps because each generation demands new tactics, different from those of the preceding.

Other articles where Peace movement is discussed: international relations: Between the two world wars: was an offshoot of the peace movement and was concerned primarily with understanding the causes and costs of war, as well as its political, sociological, economic, and psychological dimensions.

Interest in the question “Why war?” also brought a host of social scientists, including. Peace Movements to - Theme - The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women and Leadership is a biographical, bibliographical and archival database of Australian women leaders with links to related digital resources.

By attracting widespread popular support through protests, boycotts, civil disobedience and other forms of nonviolent noncooperation, these campaigns broke repressive regimes and brought major new changes for justice and peace.

Much of the book focuses on four case studies to explain their conclusions. The hippie movement was a direct effect on the laws that were created to prevent drug use that still exist today. The hippie movement also affected the Civil Rights Movement, which eventually resulted in several laws giving African Americans and women the same rights and white men, including the equal rights to vote and to an education and work.

One of the great debates among social scientists has been whether nonviolence is effective, particularly at the level of large groups and nation states.

Perhaps since the dawn of civilization, the nearly unanimous consensus has been that nonviolence is a wonderful ideal. In her book, “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict,” Harvard Professor Erica Chenoweth explains why civil resistance campaigns attract more absolute numbers of people.

Recent research suggests that nonviolent civil resistance is far more successful in creating broad-based change than violent campaigns are Author: Michelle Nicholasen. The British peace movement at the time strongly opposed appeasement believing that it would lead to war.

Thats the This book gives a history of the peace movement—in the West. Despite it being Anglocentric in its outlook, sticking mostly to Britain and the US, it does provide some useful insights and corrects some erroneous myths/5. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My libraryMissing: peace movements?. Originally Published in International Encyclopedia of Peace xxx Having been broken by the outbreak of war in (and in the USA), peace movements in Europe and North America had grown in strength after The established peace organizations faced equally serious challenges when World War II.

Lisa Leitz has effectively built on classic articles and books in social movement studies to tell a new story: that of the particular experiences of veterans and their families who choose to break the bonds of military silence.

Fighting for Peace offers a data-rich study of how identity development and deployment is critical to movement growth. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 95 pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The movement against the Iraq war was a failure / Nathan Newman --The movement against the Iraq war was a success / Ibrahim Ramey --Peace activists must demand nuclear disarmament and work actively for peace / Dennis Kucinich --The peace movement.

Peaceful protest is much more effective than violence for toppling dictators. Political scientist Erica Chenoweth used to believe, as many do, that violence is the most reliable way to get rid of a dictator. History is filled, after all, with coups, rebellions and civil wars.Praise for Why Civil Resistance Works: Read Amitabh Pal’s review in The Progressive (October ).

“This is the first major scholarly book that makes a well-supported argument that, contrary to what many people believe, nonviolent resistance is more effective than armed resistance in overthrowing regimes, an advantage that is maintained.