The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action

Editor/Author Nagler, Michael N.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

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ISBN: 978-1-62-656145-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

By the author of the American Book Award-winning "Search for a Nonviolent Future," this title advocates nonviolence as the most effective approach to bringing about social change, not simply the most ethical.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • ONE An Introduction to Nonviolence
  • Fight, Flight, and the Third Way
  • The Uses of Nonviolence
  • Satyagraha: A New Term for an Eternal Principle
  • TWO Right Intention: Cultivating a Nonviolent Soul
  • The Person Is Not the Problem
  • Five Basic Training Practices for Nonviolent Living
  • THREE Right Means: Knowing Where We Stand
  • How Much Nonviolence Is Enough?
  • When Nothing Else Will Work
  • FOUR Putting Nonviolent Energy to Work
  • Proportionality
  • The Art of Compromise
  • What Do We Really Want?
  • Building it Right: The Secret of Constructive Program
  • FIVE Peering Into the Heart of Satyagraha
  • Seeing the Real Results
  • Coping with Success
  • The Importance (or Not) of Numbers
  • How Useful Are Symbols?
  • Can Nonviolence Be Misused?
  • The Role of Suffering in Satyagraha
  • Fasting in Satyagraha
  • Taking Control
  • SIX What Have We Learned?
  • A Way of Being
  • A Movement Oversweeping the World
  • Highlights: A Handy Reference
  • Acknowledgments
  • For Further Reading and Viewing
  • About the Author
  • About Metta