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Glossary‚ÄČof Civil Resistance - A RESOURCE FOR STUDY AND TRANSLATION OF KEY TERMS

30 December 2020

Summary

Similarly, the notion has been extended to various aspects of social and political relationships, such as the ostracism of individuals through a ‚Äúsocial boycott,‚ÄĚ refusal to attend classes in a ‚Äúschool boycott,‚ÄĚ and refusal to participate in voting proce- dures in an ‚Äúelection boycott.‚ÄĚ49 32 ‚Ė† USAGE IN A SENTENCE ‚ÄúIn 1985 the activists declare a boycott of white-owned businesses and demand the tro. [...] According to the second (and narrower) definition, in the context of civil resistance a ‚Äúcampaign‚ÄĚ refers to a particular phase of a movement and is used to describe a series of actions to achieve a significant, intermediate objective by that movement. [...] One of the reasons why the term civil resistance is sometimes used instead of the terms ‚Äúnonviolent action‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúnonviolent struggle‚ÄĚ is because some people hear the word ‚Äúnonviolent‚ÄĚ and assume that it refers to pacifism or a set of ethical beliefs, rather than a strategic mode of struggle. [...] The aim is to deny the attackers their desired objectives, and to make impossible the consolidation of foreign rule, a puppet govern- ment, or a government of usurpers.‚ÄĚ71 ‚Ė† USAGE IN A SENTENCE ‚ÄúThe policy of ‚Äėcivilian-based defense‚Äô has been developed to build on improvised experience with nonviolent struggle against aggression and occupations, such as in the Ruhr in Germany in 1923, Czechoslovak. [...] The formation of coalitions may lead to the formation of a civil resistance movement, or the formation of a civil resis- tance movement may lead to the formation of coalitions.

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International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

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