War Peace

Global Warming, Militarism and Nonviolence: The Art of by M. Branagan

By M. Branagan

Militarism is the elephant within the room of world warming. Of all executive sectors, 'Defence' has the top carbon footprint and expenditure, but has principally been exempt from foreign scrutiny and rules. Marty Branagan makes use of Australian and foreign case stories to teach that nonviolence is a potential replacement to militarism for nationwide defence and regime swap. 'Active resistance', initiated in Australian environmental blockades and now followed globally, makes the music 'We Shall no longer Be Moved' even more lifelike, as activists erect tripod villages, bury, chain and cement themselves into the floor, and 'lock-on' to equipment and gates. energetic resistance, 'artistic activism', and use of latest info and conversation applied sciences in hobbies similar to the Arab Spring and 'Occupy' reveal that nonviolence is a good, evolving praxis.

Show description

Read or Download Global Warming, Militarism and Nonviolence: The Art of Active Resistance PDF

Best war & peace books

The Menace of Nationalism in Education (Routledge Library Editions: Education)

Written among the 2 global Wars this quantity examines schooling from the yank, British, French & German views and the measure to which the portrayal of these nations in class textbooks contributes to nationalism or global peace.

Democracy, Peace, and Security

Democracies are tremendous not likely to salary struggle opposed to different democracies – this major proposition of the Democratic Peace thought constitutes the start line for this quantity. Chapters authored by way of specialists from varied components of the realm discover the idea that of Democratic Peace in better intensity relating to chosen factor components and compared to different strategies akin to safeguard groups or concert events of powers.

Regional Peacemaking and Conflict Management: A Comparative Approach (Routledge Global Security Studies)

This quantity examines mechanisms for local peacemaking and clash administration in Europe and the center East. so far little study has been dedicated to uncovering the stipulations for peace, and the criteria that give a contribution to stabilizing the kingdom of peace. This quantity assesses the standards that give a contribution to neighborhood pacification, the incentives that encourage states in developing peaceable family, and most significantly, how areas turn into peaceable.

Debating the End of Yugoslavia (Southeast European Studies)

Nations hardly disappear off the map. within the twentieth century, just a couple of international locations shared this destiny with Yugoslavia. The dissolution of Yugoslavia ended in the most important conflict in Europe considering 1945, huge human rights violations and over 100,000 sufferers. Debating the tip of Yugoslavia is much less an try to re-write the dissolution of Yugoslavia, or to supply a special narrative, than to take inventory and contemplate the scholarship so far.

Additional info for Global Warming, Militarism and Nonviolence: The Art of Active Resistance

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 39 votes