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By Tom H. Hastings

This e-book is an exploration of nonviolent techniques and strategies which were used to avoid and finish civil wars, invasions, and occupations. the matter of battle is tested in gentle of efforts to rework damaging clash into optimistic clash. learn into choices has produced a corpus of data that permits civil society more and more to anticipate good fortune while it engages decision-makers in peaceable clash resolution.
The booklet asks the reader to think about the questions of social clash utilizing a cost-benefit analysis—which can exhibit the advisability of strategic nonviolence. study into the motives and correlates of struggle is strong, and while that study is utilized to comparisons of clash administration tools, quite a few conclusions approximately strength innovations for finishing conflict emerge.

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