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Unformatted text preview: Regime types and protests-Democracy o Non-Violent Principled • Self-purification: preparing oneself to not fight back Pragmatic • Can flip to violence very quickly o Violent Line between violence and non-violence is often quite blurry-Non-Democracy o Non-Violent Principled Pragmatic • When not principled, not a lot of incentive to not fight back o Violent Could backfire, ex: Iranian election protests Role of direct action-To get negotiations on the table Four ways to achieve change-Conversion of oppressor views o Main view of King, change hearts and minds of people on the ground-Accommodation o Greenpeace G20 protests, demonstrative-Non-Violent Coercion-Disintegration o Revolution, oppressor falls apart o Guerilla groups Effective means depending on how willing adversary is to change-...
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- EVANGELISTA, M