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Conquest of Violence

Conquest of Violence: The Gandhian Philosophy of Conflict

A primer of Gandhian nonviolence principles. 

  • 1965
  • Book, Gandhi
Gujarat Vidyapith

Gujarat Vidyapith

Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on 18th October, 1920. It has been deemed university since 1963. 

  • 1920
  • University, Gandhi
The MLK Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

The MLK Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

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. 

  • 1968
  • Website, MLK Jr.
The Leaders Manual: A Structured Guide and Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence: The Philosophy and Methodology

The Leaders Manual

The Leaders Manual examines the historical context, philosophical and strategic foundations and mobilization and organizational methods of Kingian nonviolence conflict reconciliation. 

  • 1995
  • Book, MLK Jr.
Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution

Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution

A speech delivered by MLK Jr. at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., on 31 March 1968. 

  • 1968
  • Speech, MLK Jr.
The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action

The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action

This book offers guidance for nonviolent resistance and advice for building constructive movements capable of restructuring the very bedrock of society. 

  • 2014
  • Book, Direct Action
Albert Einstein Institution

Albert Einstein Institution

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. 

  • 1983
  • Nonprofit, Direct Action
The Politics of Nonviolent Action

The Politics of Nonviolent Action

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. 

  • 1973
  • Book, Direct Action
War Resisters League

War Resisters League

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. 

  • 1923
  • Organization, Direct Action
War Resisters' International

War Resisters' International

A global network of grassroots antimilitarist and pacifist groups, working together for a world without war. 

  • 1921
  • Organization, Direct Action
Women's Action for New Directions

Women's Action for New Directions

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. 

  • 1982
  • Nonprofit, Direct Action
Global Zero

Global Zero

Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons. 

  • 2008
  • Organization, Direct Action
Women's Internations League for Peace and Freedom

Women's Internations League for Peace and Freedom

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. 

  • 1915
  • Nonprofit, Direct Action
Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

Why Civil Resistance Works

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. 

  • 2011
  • Book, Strategy
Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution

Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution

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. 

  • 1987
  • Book, Strategy
Nonviolent Response to Terrorism

Nonviolent Response to Terrorism

This book outlines some of the best thinking about nonviolent methods of resisting terrorism in the growing fields of international aid and nonviolent interposition. 

  • 2004
  • Book, Strategy
Peace Brigades International

Peace Brigades International

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. 

  • 1981
  • NGO, Strategy
People Power and Protest Since 1945: A Bibliography of Nonviolent Action

People Power and Protest Since 1945: A Bibliography of Nonviolent Action

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’. 

  • 2006
  • Book, History
Nonviolence In Theory and Practice

Nonviolence In Theory and Practice

A history of nonviolence and the people who practice it as a way of life. 

  • 1989
  • Book, History
A Force More Powerful: A Century of Non-violent Conflict

A Force More Powerful: A Century of Non-violent Conflict

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. 

  • 2000
  • Book, History
The power of nonviolence

The power of nonviolence

This essay explores the role of discipline in nonviolent protest from a historical perspective. 

  • 2016
  • Essay, History
Mahatma Gandhi's World-View

Mahatma Gandhi's World-View

Written by M.P. Mathai. 

  • 2000
  • Book
Gandhi Searches for Truth: A Practical Biography for Children

Gandhi Searches for Truth: A Practical Biography for Children

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.” 

  • 2016
  • Book, Gandhi
The Search for a Nonviolent Future: A Promise of Peace for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our World

The Search for a Nonviolent Future: A Promise of Peace for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our World

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. 

  • 2004
  • Book, Gandhi
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

A coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. 

  • 2007
  • Nonprofit, Direct Action
GandhiServe Foundation

GandhiServe Foundation

The foundation aims to spread the ethics of nonviolence by disseminating information about and popularizing Mahatma Gandhi's life and works. It hopes to help alleviate conflicts and inspire others through making available media and resources on Gandhi's life and thoughts. 

  • 2002
  • Organization
American Indian Resources

American Indian Resources

This site includes American Indian articles, authors, books, videos, images, slide shows and more. 

  • 2008
  • Online Resource
Metta Center: Educators for Nonviolence

Educators for Nonviolence

Educators for Nonviolence is a project by the Metta Center for Nonviolence. They envision a world transformed by an awareness of the true potential of every human being, where all of life is sacred, and where all our social systems work in harmony with the earth. 

  • 2019
  • Online Resource
Nonviolent Tactics of Civil Resistance

Nonviolent Tactics of Civil Resistance

This database, created by Nonviolence International, is a collection of over 300 nonviolent tactics, or discrete methods deployed to achieve a limited goal, which will continue to be updated to reflect the ever-changing and growing field of nonviolence. 

  • 1989
  • Nonprofit
Hind Swaraj

Hind Swaraj: Its Appeal to Me

This booklet is a reprint, with slight modifications, of a research paper I wrote way back in 1982. It deals with the struggle that I went through in trying to understand what Gandhi stood for, culminating in a realization that his small booklet “Hind Swaraj” written in 1908 contained the essence of his approach to life.

  • 2008
  • Article