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Waves of Nonviolence and the New Revolutionary Movements

Source: Johansen, Jørgen. 2009. “Waves of Nonviolence and the New Revolutionary Movements.” In Seeds of New Hope, Pan-African Peace Studies for the Twenty-First Century, edited by Matt Meyer and Elavie D. Ouédraogo, 69-124. Asmara: African World Press. In recent years, we

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Israeli Peace Movement

Source: Johansen, J. (2007). Israeli Peace Movement. Encyclopedia of activism and social justice. G. L. Anderson and K. Herr. Thousand Oaks, Calif., Sage Publications: 762-765. Israeli Peace Movement The peace movement in Israel has roots back to the creation of the state in 1948.

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Anti-militarism in the 19th Century

Source: Johansen, Jørgen. 2009. “Antimilitarism in the Nineteenth Century.” In The Oxford international encyclopedia of peace, edited by Nigel Young, 65-67. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Anti-militarism in the 19th Century The nineteenth century was the first time that political associations, organized

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Analysing External Support to Nonviolent Revolutions

Source: Johansen, Jørgen. 2010. “Analysing External Support to Nonviolent Revolutions.” In Experiments with Peace, Celebrating Peace on Johan Galtung’s 80th Birthday, edited by Jørgen Johansen and John Y Jones, 103-114. Oxfords: Pambazuka Press. Analysing External Support to Nonviolent Revolutions In

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Benin – Revolutionary Constructive Resistance

Benin – Revolutionary Constructive Resistance Conférence Nationale des Forces Vives By Jørgen Johansen and Stellan Vinthagen   Six waves of peaceful revolutions  During the last thirty-five years political revolutions have taken place on four continents and they have been without

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War Crimes Law

Source: Johansen, Jørgen. 2009. “War Crimes Law.” In The Oxford international encyclopedia of peace, edited by Nigel Young, 339-341. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Buy the Book here. War Crimes Law  War crimes can be defined as “violations of the laws or

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Nonviolence Versus US Imperialism

Source: Johansen, Jørgen, Brian Martin, and Matt Meyer. 2012. “Nonviolence versus US imperialism.” Economic & Political Weekly no. 47 (38):82-89. Read the article on the original site. Nonviolence Versus US Imperialism Jørgen Johansen, Brian Martin and Matt Meyer For valuable comments

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Nonviolence – More than absence of violence

Source: Johansen, Jørgen. 2007. “Nonviolence: More than the absence of violence.” In Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies, edited by Charles Webel and Johan Galtung, 143-159. London, New York: Routledge. Buy the book here. Introduction Research on nonviolence has never

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Militären jagar terrorismens skugga

Ursprungligen publicerad som Johansen, Jørgen. “Militären Jagar Terrorismens Skugga.” i Laglöst Land, edited by Janne Flyghed and Magnus Hörnqvist, 57-72. Stockholm: Ordfront, 2003. Introduktion Två faktorer är mycket tydliga vad det gäller användningen av militära medel sedan flygplanen störtades in i

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Krig och fred i fredsforskningen

Källa: Seminariepresentation Göteborgs universitet, den 11 Nov 2001. Krig och fred i fredsforskningen Terminologi, nuvarande inriktning och framtid Kanske Tolstoys roman Krig och fred har varit med på att forma dagens vardagliga betydelse av orden «krig» och «fred», såväl som

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