In Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Erica Chenoweth – one of the world's leading scholars on the topic – explains what civil resistance is, how it works, why it sometimes fails, how violence and repression affect it, and the long-term impacts of such resistance. Featuring both historical cases of civil resistance and more contemporary examples such as the Arab Awakenings and various ongoing movements in the United States, this book provides a comprehensive yet pithy overview of this enormously important subject.


Chenoweth, Erica. Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, 2021.