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1

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

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What is the overall objective of non-violence?

To shift the power balance

3

Which are the two types of non-violence?

-Principled non-violence
-Strategic non-violence

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What is principled non-violence?

Grounded in religious and /or ethically based injunctions against violence

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What is strategic non-violence?

Grounded in cost-benefit analysis

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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

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What are marches and demonstrations?

Non-violent public mass actions of support for/against a political cause

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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

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What is understood by 'unjust law'?

Human law that is not rooted in eternal and natural law, that degrades human personality

10

What is a genocide?

Coordinated acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group

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Which are the four forms of third-party involvement in conflict?

-Embargoes
-Election observation
-Humanitarian intervention
-NATO missions

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What is an embargo?

Any prohibition of trade with a particular nation-state or group of nation-states