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Religion and war resistance in the Plowshares movement / Sharon Erickson Nepstad
Bib ID 4397146
Format BookBook
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Nepstad, Sharon Erickson
 
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Description New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008 
xxvii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780521888929
0521888921
9780521717670
0521717671
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Cambridge studies in contentious politics.

Full contents
  • Introduction: Movement challenges and trajectories
  • Historical development of the U.S. Plowshares movement
  • Tactical legitimation and the theology of resistance
  • Sustaining commitment
  • Death of a charismatic leader
  • Intermittent resistance : the German, Dutch, and Australian Plowshares movements
  • Internal tensions and implosion : the Swedish Plowshares movement
  • Witnessing or winning? : the British Plowshares movement
  • Conclusion: From failed attempts to persistent resistance : understanding divergent movement trajectories
  • Appendix A: Survey questionnaire
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-248) and index.

Subjects Plowshares Eight (Group)  |  Nonviolence.  |  Antinuclear movement.  |  Nuclear disarmament.

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