Resist, Organize, Transform

An Introduction to Nonviolence and Activism (First Edition)
Edited by JoanMay Cordova, Matt Guynn, Dean Johnson, and Regina Shands Stoltzfus
©2020, 288 pages

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    Resist, Organize, Transform: An Introduction to Nonviolence and Activism is designed to help students develop into effective, nonviolent social change agents. The text draws from and contributes to a tradition of nonviolent struggle grounded in Beloved Community, and invites students to find meaning and orientation in that approach. The anthology strategically guides readers through a dynamic process of visioning the future, understanding the systems at work, becoming a change agent, and engaging in nonviolent social change.

    In Section I, students read selected works by historical activists, as well as contemporary thinkers and activists, who have forged the way for nonviolent social change. Section II helps readers cultivate a deeper understanding of the complex systems at work in our lives and how those systems connect us to one another. In Section III, the readings offer tools, examples, theories, and principles to nurture students’ personal and ongoing development into agents of change. The final section provides guideposts and conversations for creating social change in a real, authentic, and effective way.

    Featuring inspirational and evocative insight from activists and scholars past and present, Resist, Organize, Transform is an ideal text for courses in social justice and peace and conflict studies.

    Dean Johnson is the director of the Peace and Conflict Studies program and an associate professor of philosophy at West Chester University.
    Regina Shands Stoltzfus is the director of the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Department at Goshen College, where she also teaches in the Bible, Religion, and Philosophy Department.
    JoanMay Cordova is an educator, multimedia historian, consultant to local and national organizations, and member of the Kingian Nonviolence Coordinating Committee.
    Matt Guynn is the director of organizing for church and community groups for On Earth Peace and a cofounder of the Kingian Nonviolence Coordinating Committee.
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