7.1

INTRODUCTION

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast strategic and principled orientations to nonviolence
  • Recall examples of nonviolent movements from the 20th century
  • Explore various conceptions of power
  • Identify key voices on nonviolence
  • Analyze conflict from a nonviolent perspective
  • Brainstorm ways in which nonviolence can be incorporated into your teaching

Key ideas and terms from this module are: nonviolence, civil resistance, satyagraha, conflict, acts of omission, acts of comission, direct violence, structural violence, strategic nonviolent action, principled nonviolence, monolithic power, pluralistic power

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