Introduction to Nonviolence
General Catalog Course Title:
Introduction to Nonviolence
Terms Offered:
Fall 2015
Fall 2014
Course Thread: 
Human Rights
Azevedo, Americ

An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr., with emphasis on the ideal of principled nonviolence and the reality of mixed or strategic nonviolence in practice, especially as applied to problems of social justice and defense.

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