Flashcards in Manifestations of Conflict Deck (12)
What is non-violence?
Non-violent resistance is a civilian-based method used to wage conflict through social, psychological, economic and political means, without the threat or use of violence
What is the overall objective of non-violence?
To shift the power balance
Which are the two types of non-violence?
What is principled non-violence?
Grounded in religious and /or ethically based injunctions against violence
What is strategic non-violence?
Grounded in cost-benefit analysis
Which are the four possible outcomes of non-violence?
-Conversion: adoption of the non-violent group's point of view
-Accommodation: concessions, with no fundamental change of mind, in order to minimize potential losses
-Non-violent coercion: concessions, once the group has succeeded in severely undermining the elite's power
-Disintegration: the ruling entity ceases to exist
What are marches and demonstrations?
Non-violent public mass actions of support for/against a political cause
What is civil disobedience?
A public, non-violent and conscientious act contrary to law, which intends to bring about a change in the policies or laws of the government
What is understood by 'unjust law'?
Human law that is not rooted in eternal and natural law, that degrades human personality
What is a genocide?
Coordinated acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group
Which are the four forms of third-party involvement in conflict?