30 December 2020
Similarly, the notion has been extended to various aspects of social and political relationships, such as the ostracism of individuals through a “social boycott,” refusal to attend classes in a “school boycott,” and refusal to participate in voting proce- dures in an “election boycott.”49 32 ■ USAGE IN A SENTENCE “In 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 “campaign” 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 “nonviolent action” and “nonviolent struggle” is because some people hear the word “nonviolent” 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.”71 ■ USAGE IN A SENTENCE “The policy of ‘civilian-based defense’ 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.