Nonviolent Response to Terrorism [NOOK Book]

Overview

Terrorism, which by definition targets civilians, is unacceptable, but a violent response to violence usually causes more violence. This book outlines some of the best thinking about nonviolent methods of resisting terrorism in the growing fields of international aid and nonviolent interposition.
The first section covers immediate nonviolent response to terrorism: international negotiations, mediations, and adjudication, UN and citizen sanctions, cross-cultural communication, ...
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Nonviolent Response to Terrorism

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Overview

Terrorism, which by definition targets civilians, is unacceptable, but a violent response to violence usually causes more violence. This book outlines some of the best thinking about nonviolent methods of resisting terrorism in the growing fields of international aid and nonviolent interposition.
The first section covers immediate nonviolent response to terrorism: international negotiations, mediations, and adjudication, UN and citizen sanctions, cross-cultural communication, citizen initiatives, international treaties and the World Court, the International Criminal Court, and nonviolent resistance through raising consciousness to mobilization and resisting state-sponsored terror. The second section, on long-term non-violent response to terrorism, discusses halting arms trade and militarism, stopping arms flow to terrorists, "defunding" the military, building sustainable just economies, aid to the poor, reducing privileged overconsumption, peace and conflict education, understanding and using the media, refugee repatriation, and helping indigenous liberation struggles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786427123
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 500 KB

Meet the Author

Activist Tom H. Hastings is the Director of Peace and Nonviolence Studies at Portland State University. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Immediate nonviolent response 21
1 Smart sanctions 23
2 Mediation 33
3 Law 61
4 Nonviolent resistance 86
Pt. II Long-term nonviolent response 113
5 Halt arms trade and militarism 116
6 Build sustainable just economies 130
7 Education and media 157
8 Refugee repatriation and support of indigenous struggles 183
9 Conclusions 201
App Three essays 213
Bel Canto forgiveness narrative : terror and the philosophy of conflict resolution 213
Plato, Socrates and Love Combat terrorism 227
Perception is reality : apathy breeds terrorism 229
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