A collection of many of Gandhi’s articles. Compiled by Bharatan Kumarappa.
A description of nonviolence and the ways in which Gandhi viewed and implemented it.
The author shows the power of nonviolence as a philosophy of life, not just a method of social action.
A primer of Gandhian nonviolence principles.
Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on 18th October, 1920. It has been deemed university since 1963.
The premier resource dedicated to educating a global network of allied individuals and organizations working collectively using the philosophy and methods of nonviolence MLK Jr. envisioned.
The Leaders Manual examines the historical context, philosophical and strategic foundations and mobilization and organizational methods of Kingian nonviolence conflict reconciliation.
A speech delivered by MLK Jr. at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., on 31 March 1968.
This book offers guidance for nonviolent resistance and advice for building constructive movements capable of restructuring the very bedrock of society.
The Albert Einstein Institution was founded by Dr. Gene Sharp in 1983 to advance the study and use of strategic nonviolent action in conflicts throughout the world.
A three-volume political science book by Gene Sharp. Volume 1 addresses the theory of power that underlies nonviolent action; Volume 2 offers a detailed analysis of the methods of nonviolent action; and Volume 3 analyzes the dynamics of nonviolent action.
The War Resisters League affirms that all war is a crime against humanity. They are determined not to support any kind of war, international or civil, and to strive nonviolently for the removal of all causes of war, including racism, sexism and all forms of exploitation.
A global network of grassroots antimilitarist and pacifist groups, working together for a world without war.
Women's Action for New Directions empowers women to be agents of change to reduce violence and militarism, support nuclear disarmament, and redirect excessive Pentagon spending to unmet human and environmental needs.
Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
WILPF works to create an environment of political, economic, social and psychological freedom for all members of the human community, so that true peace can be enjoyed by all.
Combining statistical analysis with case studies of specific countries and territories, the authors detail the factors enabling nonviolent campaigns to succeed and, sometimes, causing them to fail.
This book presents a comprehensive approach-with historical examples-to creative social empowerment and global transformation in the quest for a peaceful and just world. It proposes a 5-stage strategy for nonviolent revolution.
This book outlines some of the best thinking about nonviolent methods of resisting terrorism in the growing fields of international aid and nonviolent interposition.
PBI works to open a space for peace in which conflicts can be dealt with non-violently. They use a strategy of international presence and concern that supports local initiatives and contributes to developing a culture of peace and justice.
Written by academics with extensive activist histories of their own, the focus of this text is ‘on protest and resistance, rather than on nonviolence as a philosophy, a social, economic and political theory or as a personal way of life’.
A history of nonviolence and the people who practice it as a way of life.
This book shows how popular movements used nonviolent action to overthrow dictators, obstruct military invaders and secure human rights in country after country, over the past century.
This essay explores the role of discipline in nonviolent protest from a historical perspective.
A guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment, and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience.
A series of reflections and quotes considering how our inner lives are tied to the work of nonviolent conflict resolution and social change.
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
bell hooks suggests that feminists have not succeeded in creating a mass movement against sexist oppression because the very foundation of women's liberation has, until now, not accounted for the complexity and diversity of female experience.
Including leading voices involved in the struggle against the tar sands, A Line in the Tar Sands offers a critical analysis of the impact of the tar sands and the challenges opponents face in their efforts to organize effective resistance.
Why do many U.S. residents and Catholics, too often fall short of adequately challenging the use of violence in U.S. policy? The author draws on Jesus, Gandhi, Ghaffar Khan, and King to offer a virtue-based approach to nonviolent peacemaking with a corresponding set of core practices.
John Paul Lederach has spent three decades mediating peace and change. He says that enduring progress takes root not with large numbers of people, but with relationships between unlikely people.
This clearly articulated statement statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict — that eternally beleaguering human situation.
Lederach explains the process and key variables used in teaching conflict resolution. The book will appeal to those involved in resolution activities through development, relief, and nongovernmental agencies.
A digital inventory of transformative ideas, documents, quotes and conversations. Rediscovering our own agency, we are collectively imagining what a truly free and democratic society would look like – and organizing and acting to make that vision real through fundamental and systemic change.
Peace Action is the nation's largest grassroots peace network, with chapters and affiliates in states across the country. They organize their grassroots network to place pressure on Congress and the Administration through write-in campaigns, internet actions, citizen lobbying and direct action.
A book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers.
This book faces the current crisis of climate change and the intensification of social unrest around the world, and calls for a convergence of US nonviolence activists prepared to offer themselves in service to a social change movement unlike any seen before.
VCNV has long-standing roots in active nonviolent resistance to U.S. war-making. Voices draws from the experiences of those who challenged the brutal economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. and U.N. against the Iraqi people between 1990 and 2003.
The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
Waging Nonviolence is a source for original news and analysis about struggles for justice and peace around the globe.
A list of readings that educators can use to broach conversations in the classroom about the horrendous events that unfolded in Charleston, South Carolina on the evening of June 17, 2015.
The Metta Center provides educational resources on the safe and effective use of nonviolence, with the recognition that it’s not about putting the right person in power but awakening the right kind of power in people.
Privilege works systematically to over-empower certain groups. So what are the daily effects of white privilege? And what will white people do with such knowledge?
White people in North America live in a social environment that protects and insulates them from race-based stress. This insulated environment of racial protection builds white expectations for racial comfort while at the same time lowering the ability to tolerate racial stress, leading to what the author refers to as White Fragility.
Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability. We work to connect people across the country while supporting and collaborating with local and national racial justice organizing efforts.
Use the strategies in this resource as you prepare to facilitate difficult conversations about race and racism. You can also use them to build competency when discussing other types of discrimination such as gender bias, ableism, and religious or anti-LGBT persecution.
Productive conversations about race are difficult to have. This is particularly true for a focus on embedded racial inequities. Based in communications research, this tool makes such conversations more likely to achieve results everyone can embrace.
Opening with an annotated bibliography organized around themes such as “framing”, “dialogue on race” and “thinking about race”, this thorough resource can help communities and organizations to facilitate necessary dialogues that move towards transformative change, equity and inclusion.
Written by M.P. Mathai.
This book chronicles Gandhi’s inner and outer journey from childhood to the independence of India in twelve short stories, with beautiful watercolor and ink images of Gandhi and his family. For both children and adults, these stories explore how Gandhi discovered key principles and tools of nonviolence, including concepts like “satyagraha” and “nonviolent non-cooperation.”
Beginning with the achievements of Mahatma Gandhi, and following the legacy of nonviolence through the struggles against Nazism in Europe, racism in America, oppression in China and Latin America, and ethnic conflicts in Africa and Bosnia, Nagler unveils a hidden history.
A coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty.