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Civil Disobedience
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Categories and Limits
Getting Started
Handbook
Handbook-USA
Legal Rights
Links and Resources
On Conflict
On Speaking Out
Quotes
Responsibilities
Right to Dissent
Training - Jail Solidarity
Truth and Non-Violence





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  Background Information
 
  A Perspective on Civil Disobedience
  
On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
Article Source: Henry David Thoreau

 
  LINK   Understanding the parameters of civil disobedience
..\action\action-civil-disobedience.htm

 

 
Categories and Limits
2002-06-19   Raising a real Ruckus, Interview with John Sellers, Director Ruckus Society
Article Source: Nina Wu, San Francisco Examiner

   Stopping the Runaway Train
Article Source: Lelia Spears

   Rules? Which Rules? And Whose?
Article Source: David McReynolds

   [Moral Persuasion] Hearts, Minds and Property Destruction
Article Source: Mandy Carter

   Between Sticks and Swords
Article Source: Virginia Baron


 
Getting Started
LINK   Getting Started in Radical Politics
http://www.zmag.org/introtopol.htm


 
Handbook
2002-09-20   Demonstator's Manual
Article Source: Mass Defense Committee (NYC chapter of the National Lawyer's Guild)

LINK   Civil disobediene as a responsible exercise of political power
..\toolkit\toolkit-civil-disobedience.htm

   CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: A HANDBOOK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTESTERS
Article Source: Environmental Law Centre Society (ELC)

   Civil Disobedience Handbook
Article Source: UVIC


 
Handbook-USA
2002-08-14   Demonstrating and Civil Disobedience: A Legal Guide for Activists
Article Source: Gary L. Francione, Anna E. Charlton


 
Legal Rights
LINK   Legal rights to know and call upon
../toolkit/toolkit-legal-rights.htm


 
Links and Resources
LINK   A Force More Powerful
http://www.pbs.org/weta/forcemorepowerful/

LINK   Bringing Down a Dictator
http://www.pbs.org/weta/dictator/

LINK   Frontline: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/mandela

LINK   War Resisters League: The Non Violent Activist Handbook Online
http://www.warresisters.org/

LINK   Web Resources on Civil Disobedience
http://www.actupny.org/documents/CDdocuments/CDindex.html


 
On Conflict
   Conducting Conflicts Without Violence
Article Source: Speech by Gene Sharp in Toronto


 
On Speaking Out
2002-08-31   Speak to the Audience that Matters
Article Source: Cathy Woods, Creative Resistance


 
Quotes
LINK   Quotes on Civil Disobedience by Gandhi
http://www.indiaspace.com/quotes.htm#CIVIL


 
Responsibilities
1967-12-07   On Resistance
Article Source: Noam Chomsky


 
Right to Dissent
   The Right to Dissent
Article Source: Canadian Civil Liberties Association


 
Training - Jail Solidarity
LINK   Jail Solidarity: Act Up Web Site
http://www.actupny.org/documents/CDdocuments/Jailsolid.html


 
Truth and Non-Violence
2002-09-05   Non-Violent Resistance and Social Transformation: Part II Swaraj and Sarvodaya
Article Source: Raghavan Iyer

2002-09-05   Non-Violent Resistance And Social Transformation: Part I
Article Source: Raghavan Iyer



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