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Sharp, Gene

Overview
Works: 215 works in 573 publications in 21 languages and 7,129 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: JC328.3, 301.632
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Most widely held works by Gene Sharp
The politics of nonviolent action by Gene Sharp( Book )

58 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Exploring nonviolent alternatives by Gene Sharp( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social power and political freedom by Gene Sharp( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi as a political strategist : with essays on ethics and politics by Gene Sharp( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From dictatorship to democracy : a conceptual framework for liberation by Gene Sharp( Book )

78 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one years ago, at a friend's request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from one activist to another, traveling from country to country across the globe: from Iran to Venezuela -- where both countries consider Gene Sharp to be an enemy of the state -- to Serbia; Afghanistan; Vietnam; the former Soviet Union; China; Nepal; and, more recently and notably, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Syria, where it has served as a guiding light of the Arab Spring. This short guide to overthrowing a dictatorship by nonviolent means lists 198 specific methods to consider, depending on the circumstances: sit-ins, popular nonobedience, selective strikes, withdrawal of bank deposits, revenue refusal, walkouts, silence, and hunger strikes
Sharp's dictionary of power and struggle : language of civil resistance in conflicts by Gene Sharp( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nearly 1,000 entries, the Dictionary defines those ideologies, political systems, strategies, methods, and concepts that form the core of nonviolent action as it has occurred throughout history and across the globe, providing much-needed clarification of language that is often mired in confusion. Entries discuss everything from militarization to censorship, guerrilla theater, pacifism, secret agents, and protest songs. In addition, the dictionary features a foreword by Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy; an introduction by Gene Sharp; an essay on power and realism; case studies of conflicts in Serbia and Tunisia; and a guide for further reading
Nonviolent action : a research guide by Ronald M McCarthy( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction that explains the theories and research used in the study provides a practical guide to this essential bibliography of English-language sources. The first part of the book covers case-study materials divided by region and subdivided by country. Within each country, materials are arranged chronologically and topically. The second major part examines the methods and theory of nonviolent action, principled nonviolence, and several closely related areas in social science, such as conflict analysis and social movements. The book is indexed by author and subject
Waging nonviolent struggle : 20th century practice and 21st century potential by Gene Sharp( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Instructs how to strategically plan nonviolent action, a technique of waging conflict that uses protest, noncooperation and intervention. Draws parallels between nonviolent and military strategy. Documents twenty-three cases showing how nonviolent action has been applied to conflicts throughout the world in the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher
Civilian-based defense : a post-military weapons system by Gene Sharp( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to start a revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to start a revolution profiles Gene Sharp through interviews with his ally, Retired U.S. Army Colonel Robert Helvey, and key leaders of nonviolent revolutions around the world -- all of whom testify to the power of Gene's work in practice. This film shows how one man's thinking has contributed to the liberation of millions of oppressed people living under some of the most brutal dictatorships in the world, and how his work in direct action and civil disobedience continues to be used today to topple dictators using the sheer force of nonviolent people power
Gandhi wields the weapon of moral power; three case histories by Gene Sharp( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making the abolition of war a realistic goal by Gene Sharp( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a means of counteracting current widespread acceptance of war and war preparations with a sense of resignation and hopelessness/powerlessness, this monograph proposes a nonviolent strategy by which citizens can discourage or thwart either internal usurpation or external invasion/occupation. Designated Civilian Based Defense (cbd), this system is based on prepared protest, noncooperation, and disruptive intervention. The hypothesis is that cbd (or, war without violence) is a nonmilitary way in which people can defend liberty, their way of life, humanitarian principles, and their institutions and society. The author believes that cbd meets two major peace objectives--it offers a rationale for action based on a well thought out alternative policy of deterrence and defense instead of utopian illusions and it suggests specific actions to take in international conflicts. Examples of cbd include the resistance struggles of the French and Danish against the German occupation forces during the second world war, Czechoslovak resistance to the Soviet invasion and occupation in 1968-1969, German government-sponsored noncooperation in the Ruhr to the French and Belgian occupation in 1923, and the movement by Polish workers for an independent trade union in 1980-1981. The aim of these nonviolent acts, as of all acts based on cbd, was to make the populace unrulable by the attackers and to deny the aggressors their aim of domination. The conclusion is that cbd is one creative response to the problem of war that might offer new hope for international peace if it were used as a base upon which additional creative responses could be built. At the very least, cbd would stimulate a reevaluation of the principles and institutions of the society deemed worthy of defense, encourage social improvements to make the society more just, and increase citizen participation in the operation of the society in peacetime as well as during defense struggles. (Db)
National security through civilian-based defense by Gene Sharp( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The political equivalent of war," civilian defense by Gene Sharp( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where there is hatred( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of nonviolence & passive resistance as political strategies to bring about social change
There are realistic alternatives by Gene Sharp( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur propose et développe des méthodes de l'action non-violente comme des alternatives réalistes à la guerre et à d'autres violences : des méthodes de protestation et de persuasion non-violente, des méthodes de non-coopération, et des méthodes d'intervention non-violente. Il explique également les étapes de la planification stratégique dans la lutte non-violente.--[Résumé de l'éditeur]
Gandhi faces the storm by Gene Sharp( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the life of Mahatma Gandhi from 1946 till his death in 1948
La Guerre civilisée : la défense par actions civiles by Gene Sharp( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilian defence : an introduction. by T. K Mahadevan( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of power in nonviolent struggle by Gene Sharp( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The politics of nonviolent action
Alternative Names
Gene Sharp Amerikaans politicoloog

Gene Sharp filosofo e politico statunitense

Gene Sharp politologue américain

Gene Sharp US-amerikanischer Politikwissenschaftler

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Śārpa, Jīna

Šārps, Džīns 1928-

Shārb, Jīn

Джин Шарп

Джын Шарп Амэрыканскі палітоляг

Шарп, Джин

Шарп, Джин 1928-

Шарп, Джин американский общественный деятель

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ג'ין שארפ חוקר מדע המדינה אמריקאי

جين شارب

جين شارب، 1928-

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샤프, 진

シャープ, G.

シャープ, ジーン

ジーン・シャープ

吉恩·夏普

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Social power and political freedomFrom dictatorship to democracy : a conceptual framework for liberationSharp's dictionary of power and struggle : language of civil resistance in conflictsNonviolent action : a research guideWaging nonviolent struggle : 20th century practice and 21st century potentialCivilian-based defense : a post-military weapons system