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Vol. 21, No. 3, October 2020

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Vol. 21, No. 1, February 2020

Vol. 20, No. 1, September 2019

Vol. 19, No. 3, December 2018

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Vol. 18, No. 2, September 2017

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Vol. 17, No. 1, May 2016

Vol. 16, No. 2, December 2015

Vol. 16, No. 1, July 2015

Vol. 15, No. 2, November 2014

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Essays
Events & Presentations

GPS Workshop on Nonviolent Action: Concept and Practice

Flyer

Overview

 

GPS Presentation on Peacebuilding in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

Flyer

Overview

Other Resources

Organizations and Websites

 

 

Literature

 

Books

 

Peace Studies:

  • Anderson, Mary B. Opting out of War: Strategies to Prevent Violent Conflict. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2013. Print.

 

Approaches to Solving Problems and Nonviolence:

  • Ackerman, Peter, and Jack DuVall. A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. Print.

 

  • Bartkowski, Maciej J. Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2013. Print.

 

  • Chenoweth, Erica, and Maria J. Stephan. Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict. New York: Columbia UP, 2011. Print.

 

  • Gan, Barry L., and Robert L. Holmes. Nonviolence in Theory and Practice. Long Grove, Ill: Waveland, 2005. Print.

 

  • Kahane, Adam. Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2004. Print.

 

  • Knudson, Gene, Cynthia Moore, Hoffman, and Lead Green. Compassionate Listening Training: An Exploratory Sourcebook about Conflict Transformation. Ed. Dennis Rivers. Santa Barbara: Institute for Cooperative Communication Skills, 2001. Print.

 

  • Sharp, Gene, and Joshua Paulson. Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential. Boston: Extending Horizons, 2005. Print.

 

Women and Peacemaking:

  • Kuehnast, Kathleen R., Oudraat Chantal De. Jonge, and Helga Maria Hernes. Women and War: Power and Protection in the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace, 2011. Print.

 

  • Kumar, Krishna. Women and Civil War: Impact, Organizations, and Action. Boulder: L. Rienner, 2001. Print.

 

  • "United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security." N.p., Dec. 2011. Web.

 

Articles

 

  • Muscat, Robert J.  "Peace and Conflict:  Engineering Responsibilities and Opportunities."  International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace (Spring 2013):  Web.

 

  • Ackerman, Peter, and Jack Duvall. "People Power Primed: Civilian Resistance and Democratization." Harvard International Review (2005): n. pag. Web.

 

  • “A Rainbow of Revolutions.” The Economist (19, January 2006): Web.

 

  • Stephan, Maria J. “Fighting for Statehood: The Role of Civilian-Based Resistance in the East Timorese, Palestinian, and Kosovo Albanian Self-Determination Movements.” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs: Tufts University (2006, May): Web.

 

  • Beyerle, Shaazka. “Courage, Creativity, and Capacity in Iran: Mobilizing for Women's Rights and Gender Equality” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs: Web.

 

  • Ackerman, Peter, and Jack Duvall. “Strategic Nonviolent Conflict: Lessons from the Past, Ideas for the Future” USIP Special Report; United States Institute of Peace (1, May 2002): Web.

 

Videos: Many of these may have study guides on their own or other websites

 

  • A Force More Powerful (Their website also offers a study guide and book of same title by Ackerman and Duvall)

  • Bringing Down a Dictator

  • Confronting the Truth

  • Burma VJ (contains graphic violence)

  • The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It

  • Pray the Devil Back to Hell