What Everyone Needs to Know®
Reviews and Awards
"Civil Resistance is an absolutely essential book for peace activists and anybody interested in history or in creating a better world. So pretty much everyone, then" -- Ian Sinclair, Peace News. February 2022.
"Erica Chenowethâs book is the user manual we need for the long and difficult struggle ahead of us." -- Deepak BhargavaÂandÂHarry Hanbury, The Forge
"Chenoweth provides a fantastic compendium of scholarship and general insights on civil resistance that should be valuable for academics and activists alike." -- Jessica Maves Braithwaite, International Relations
"Erica Chenowethâs latest book...offers a detailed and approachable insight into civil resistance, representing the pinnacle of their work on the use of violence within civil action." -- Francisca Castro, Social Movement Studies
"Erica Chenoweth has written an excellent book on civil resistance" -- Ron Pagnucco, The Journal of Social Encounters
"This book is as much advocacy as it is an analysis of nonviolence. Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know is an unwavering introductory guide and comprehensive toolkit to civil resistance's methods and potential." -- Maiyoraa Jeyabraba, Journal of Peace Research