Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict — Erica Chenoweth, Maria Stephan
For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the form of protests, boycotts, civil disobedience, and other forms of nonviolent . . .