The Role of Power in Nonviolent Struggle
Publisher: Albert Einstein Institution, USA
Year Published: 1994 First Published: 1990
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX13863
"Nonviolent action . . . is capable of wielding great power even against ruthless rulers and military regimes," writes Sharp, "because it attacks the most vulnerable characteristic of all hierarchical institutions and governments: dependence on the governed." Abstracted from Sharp's classic three-volume work, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, this monograph summarizes the core concepts behind the technique of nonviolent struggle.