Nonviolence as a Weapon of the Resourceful: From Claims to Tactics in Mobilization*

@inproceedings{White2015NonviolenceAA,
  title={Nonviolence as a Weapon of the Resourceful: From Claims to Tactics in Mobilization*},
  author={Peter B. White and Dragana Vidovi{\'c} and Bel{\'e}n Gonz{\'a}lez and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and David E Cunningham},
  year={2015}
}
Recent world events have renewed interest among social movement scholars in strategies and associated outcomes in campaigns against nondemocratic regimes. Most comparative work is limited to large-scale mobilization and takes violent/nonviolent tactics as given, thereby overlooking prior group mobilization and initial tactic choice. While a chosen tactic is plausibly related to group characteristics and resources, we argue that the mobilization process underlying large-scale campaigns begins… CONTINUE READING

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