Nonviolence Reading List

Catholic sisters in Philippines, 1986
Catholic sisters in Phillippines, 1986
The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (Yes! There is such a place.) has posted a very helpful reading list of books, articles, Web sites, and speeches dealing with contemporary experiments in nonviolence.

This is a great resource for building up your local library’s “history of nonviolence” section.

Here’s a few of what’s on ICNC’s list:

BOOKS
Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall – A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict (Hardback: New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000; Paperback: New York, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2001)

Peter Ackerman and Christopher Kruegler – Strategic Nonviolent Conflict: The Dynamics of People Power in the Twentieth Century (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1993)

Gene Sharp – The Politics of Nonviolent Action, Part I, Power and Struggle (Boston, MA: Porter Sargent Publishers, 1973)

Gene Sharp – Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential (Boston, MA: Porter Sargent Publishers, 2004)

ARTICLES
Reason Online – The East Turned Upside Down: Carnival and Conspiracy in Ukraine – Jack DuVall quoted at length (November 30, 2004) http://www.reason.com/news/show/33953.html

Sojourners Magazine – Mullahs, Nukes and the People: Which Way Forward in Iran? Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall (November, 2004)

Sojourners Magazine – Nonviolence in Najaf? Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it? Rose Marie Berger (November, 2004)

Get the whole list here. See ICNC’s full list of all resources here.

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