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Introduction to Nonviolence By Ramin Jahanbegloo

Introduction to Nonviolence by Ramin Jahanbegloo

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Summary

Non-violent movements, under figures like Gandhi and the Dalai Lama, led to some of the great social changes of the 20th century, and some argue it offers solutions for this century's problems. This book explores non-violence from its roots in diverse religious and philosophical traditions to its role in bringing social and political change today.

Introduction to Nonviolence Summary

Introduction to Nonviolence by Ramin Jahanbegloo

Non-violent movements, under figures like Gandhi and the Dalai Lama, led to some of the great social changes of the 20th century, and some argue it offers solutions for this century's problems. This book explores non-violence from its roots in diverse religious and philosophical traditions to its role in bringing social and political change today.

Introduction to Nonviolence Reviews

Engaging in its depth and also its great width, this excellent text looks at the roots of potentially effective non-violence in a variety of religions and in a range of contemporary societies. - Rajmohan Gandhi, historian and former research professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

About Ramin Jahanbegloo

Ramin Jahanbegloo is an Associate Professor at York University, Canada. He is the recipient of the 2009 Peace Prize, awarded by the Association for the United Nations in Spain for his work promoting dialogue between cultures and his advocacy of non-violence. His publications include The Gandhian Moment (Harvard Press 2013) and Democracy in Iran (Palgrave 2013)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Nonviolence.- 2. Non-Violence in Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism.- 3. Christianity and Nonviolence.- 4. Islam and Nonviolence.- 5. Philosophical Foundations of Nonviolence.- 6. Gandhi and Nonviolence.- 7. Pragmatic Nonviolence.- 8. Critiques of Nonviolence.- 9. Nonviolence in Twentieth Century.- 10. Nonviolence in Twenty-First Century.- Conclusion: Democracy and Nonviolence.

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NLS9780230361300
9780230361300
0230361307
Introduction to Nonviolence by Ramin Jahanbegloo
New
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
20140311
208
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