Includes bibliographical references (p. -174) and index.
Nonviolent power and revolutionary change -- Nonviolent uprisings against socialist regimes. The Tiananmen tragedy and the failed uprising in China -- The collapse of the East German State -- Nonviolent revolts against military regimes. Panama's struggle for democracy -- Ousting Chile's general pinochet -- Nonviolent revolts against personal dictatorships. Kenya's struggle against the Moi dictatorshipi -- The Philippines' "bloodless revolution" -- How civil resistance works.