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How nonviolence protects the state

Peter Gelderloos

How nonviolence protects the state

by Peter Gelderloos

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Published by South End Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementPeter Gelderloos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754573M
ISBN 109780896087729
OCLC/WorldCa77830471

Nonviolence is the personal practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition. It comes from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome and refers to a general philosophy of abstention from violence. In his book How Nonviolence Protects the State, anarchist Peter.   How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world. In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression 5/5(4).

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Gelderloos, Peter; Format: Book; p. ; 18 cm. How nonviolence protects the state / Peter Gelderloos | .   This is an excerpt from Chapter 5 of "How Nonviolence Protects the State" by Peter Gelderloos. The full text can be accessed here: https://theanarchistlibrar.

  The concluding chapter of "How Nonviolence Protects the State" by Peter Gelderloos titled "The Alternative: Possibilities for Revolutionary Activism." You can read the full text here: https. In this episode, I speak with anarchist, activist, and writer Peter Gelderloos. Peter is the author of numerous books, two of which we examine in this interview — ‘How Nonviolence Protects The State’ and ’Worshiping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation.’.


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How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world. In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression Cited by: How Nonviolence Protects the State is not a book against nonviolent activism.

What it aggressively I have been aware of this book (and its impact on anarchism) for a long time, but I was afraid this was going to be just a mindless celebration of violence/5. How Nonviolence Protects the State This book will show that nonviolence, in its current manifestations, is based on falsified histories of struggle.

It has implicit and explicit connections to white people’s manipulations of the struggles of people of color. Its methods are wrapped in authoritarian dynamics, and its results are harnessed.

It strikes one upon reading criticisms of this book that those who have so many negative words to say about Gelderloos, his thought and the concept suggested by the title of the book apparently have no answer for the very specific arguments made in How Nonviolence Protects The State/5(18).

These are the questions that Peter Gelderloos asks in his new book How Nonviolence Protects the State. With a wealth of experience in anti-prison work, prisoner support organizations,and the anti-war and anti-globalization movements, Gelderloos brings his seasoned perspective to these important issues/5.

Buy a cheap copy of How Nonviolence Protects the State book by Peter Gelderloos. Since the civil rights era, the doctrine of nonviolence has enjoyed near-universal acceptance by the US Left.

Today protest is often shaped by /5(5). How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world.

In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression 5/5(1). Article: Book Review - How Nonviolence Protects the State - In How Nonviolence Protects the State, Peter Gelderloos takes up where Ward Churchill's Pacifism as Author: Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall.

How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world. In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression.

How Nonviolence Protects the State. by Peter Gelderloos () Given the recent upsurge of Extinction Rebellion and other nonviolent movements, this book is highly relevant. Its main weakness is that Gelderloos is an anarchist and thus opposes the state itself rather than the capitalist version of the state.

How Nonviolence Protects the State: A Review of the Book by Peter Gelderloos Categories: Read All About It “There is nothing in this world currently deserving of the name peace. Rather, it is a question of whose violence frightens us most, and on whose side we will stand.” It will be a shame if this book isn’t read and discussed by.

Editions for How Nonviolence Protects the State: (Paperback published in ), (published in ), (published in ), (Paperb Cited by:   It is unfortunate that books such as How Nonviolence Protects the State continually need to be written and that the ongoing argument over tactics must continue, because outside of a specific organizing effort (i.e.

the previous mention of how best to stop the production of weapons by a particular corporation), such arguments are needless. How Nonviolence Protects the State e-book Since the civil rights era, the doctrine of nonviolence has enjoyed near-universal acceptance by the US Left.

Today protest is often shaped by cooperation with state authorities—even organizers of rallies against. How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world.

In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression.

It strikes one upon reading criticisms of this book that those who have so many negative words to say about Gelderloos, his thought and the concept suggested by the title of the book apparently have no answer for the very specific arguments made in How Nonviolence Protects The State/5(19).

Peter Gelderloos is the author of How Nonviolence Protects the State ( avg rating, ratings, 68 reviews, published ), Anarchy Works ( avg /5. This book is dedicated to Sue Daniels (–), a brilliant ecologist, bold feminist, pas- Because of the hegemony advocates of nonviolence exert, criticisms of nonviolence are excluded from the major periodicals, alternative media, and other forums accessed by anti- Gandhi strategically chose not to speak out against the state.

This book is dedicated to Sue Daniels (–), a brilliant ecologist, bold feminist, pas- criticisms of nonviolence are excluded from the major periodicals, alternative media, and other forums accessed by anti- 2Because it may be presumptuous to refer to someone who is not engaged in open conflict with the state as aFile Size: KB.

How Nonviolence Protects the State - Peter Gelderloos A text demonstrating how pacifism, far from being a neutral ideology actively supports state violence. And they say that the beauty’s in the streets but when I look around it seems more like defeat —Defiance Ohio.

How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world. In a call bound to stir controversy and lively debate, Peter Gelderloos invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that exclusive nonviolence often acts to reinforce the same structures of oppression /5(3).How Nonviolence Protects the State at The subjects of violence and nonviolence are typically studied only by those who desire radical changes in society and government.

The pacifism of Gandhi has greatly influenced American radicals, but there is a another current that was better known in the s and s.Gelderloos first published How Nonviolence Protects the State inand recently it was reissued.

A short read at only pages, he does make some interesting points. Gelderloos calls to task pacifists for their protest etiquette, specifically for serving as arms of the police and for mandating demonstration codes of conduct.