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Berrigan Underground

Thomas Jeannot

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Jeannot interrogates Berrigan on his theory and practice of civil disobedience. Using Rawls’s theory of civil disobedience in a Theory of Justice as a foil, Jeannot argues that ... More


The Country Shows its Strength 1928–1934

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the anti-Simon agitation; the Nehru Report; Jinnah and the Fourteen Points; the Lahore Congress and Independence Day; the first two phases of the Civil Disobedience Movement; ... More


Civil Disobedience and the City: Congress and the Working Classes in Bombay, c. 1930–32

Robert Rahman Raman

in Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

This essay examines the interaction between different sections of Bombay’s working population and the Indian National Congress during the first two years of the Civil Disobedience movement. It looks ... More


Dis/Obedience

Chris Rossdale

in Resisting Militarism: Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443036
eISBN:
9781474465335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443036.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at how anti-militarists attempt to become ‘disobedient’ in the conduct of direct action, with a particular focus on how they constitute themselves as (il)legal subjects. It begins ... More


In Power in the Provinces 1935–1939

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the situation after the Civil Disobedience Movement; the Government of India Act; Indian reactions to the new Act; provincial elections and the formation of ministries; the ... More


The Argument against Exit: Crito

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Plato’s Crito to explore the political challenges of leaving one’s homeland. When the dialogue opens Socrates is facing a death sentence for high political crimes and he has ... More


Expressive Exit: Thoreau

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the work of Henry David Thoreau, a figure who celebrates the benefits of extracting oneself from political life. It argues that Thoreau’s writings about exit reveal the ... More


Congress in the Ascendant?: The Peasant Question and ‘Popular’ Politics, 1920–47

Jayanta Sengupta

in At the Margins: Discourses of Development, Democracy, and Regionalism in Orissa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099154
eISBN:
9780199085224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099154.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter studies the organization of Congress politics in Orissa during the Gandhian movements of the 1920–40s. It argues that these movements fed upon mainly local social and economic issues, ... More


Spaces of Dissent

Taylor Owen

in Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Spaces of dissent explores the rapidly evolving space of digital activism, or hacktivism, through the example of a group of hackers called Telecomix, who served as a form of tech support for the Arab ... More


The Intellectual Roots of Confluence of Thought

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter demonstrates the intellectual sources from which Gandhi and King drew their inspiration; besides the external sources, both of them seem to have drawn more on the indigenous intellectual ... More


Gandhian Politics and its Alternatives: 1920–35

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter considers Gandhian politics in the era of non-cooperation and civil disobedience movements, 1920–35. The first section examines the impact of Gandhi and the politics and the effort of ... More


Announcing the Impossible

Christopher Harless

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Harless asks about the feasibility of continuing, year in and year out, to participate in the kind of public actions of resistance that the Berrigan brothers have become well known ... More


Stumbling on Theological Secularism

Ajay Skaria

in Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 1907, Gandhi begins translating William Salter’s Ethical Religion, but eventually abandons the task. The chapter argues that this abandonment is symptomatic of Gandhi’s inadvertent break from ... More


Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The aim of this book is to understand the complex evolution of the socio-political ideas of Gandhi and King and also their confluence in the specific context of India and America respectively. Based ... More


Wade-In: Lawson Thomas and the Potent Combination of Direct Action and Negotiation

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Before May 1945, African Americans were legally prohibited from swimming anywhere in Biscayne Bay. That month, Miami lawyer Lawson Thomas led a small demonstration to provide beach access, the first ... More


‘Impaled on a hook’: internment and civil disobedience

Sarah Campbell

in Gerry Fitt and the SDLP: 'In a minority of one'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096105
eISBN:
9781781708408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096105.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the SDLP’s policy of civil disobedience and abstention between July 1971 and March 1972. It argues that during this period, the party fought pressure not only from its own ... More


Movement in the 1920s

Uma Das Gupta (ed.)

in Friendships of 'Largeness and Freedom': Andrews, Tagore, and Gandhi : An Epistolary Account, 1912-1940

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481217
eISBN:
9780199091133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481217.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The arrests of the nationalist leaders and other repressive measures intended to suppress the Non-cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements made the political situation bitter and tense. The ... More


Baptism by Fire

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is concerned with the period of the Civil Disobedience campaign following Gandhi’s march to Dandi. During this period, Kumarappa is thrown into the centre of the political storm. This ... More


Violence

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Pro-life and animal rights activists may have reasons of principle to oppose all uses of violence to advance their respective causes, but it is not immediately clear why, if abortion is murder and ... More


Fuller: History, Biography, and Criticism

Michael T. Gilmore

in The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter describes Margaret Fuller and the issue of women's rights in her work, although she did not complain directly of slave power censorship, but she was consumed by the question of ... More


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