Table of contents for Peaceful resistance : advancing human rights and democratic freedoms / by Robert M. Press.

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Preface				00
Acknowledgements			00
Introduction			00			
1.	Establishing a Culture of Resistance: Theoretical Perspectives			1
	African Resistance								2
	Theoretical Perspectives							8
	Varied Literature on the Dynamics of Resistance				15
	A Model of Resistance							38
	Explanation, Uncertainty; Prediction, Causation				44
		 Implications			51
		 Notes			52
2.	Repression and Resistance in Kenya: Historical Perspectives			58 
	The Giriama: Coastal Resistance with Echoes in the 1990s			61
	The Path to Mau Mau								65
	Mau Mau Resistance							 69
	A Repressive Colonial Legacy						84
 Inheriting and Using Repressive Colonial Laws and Practices		87
	Early Resistance to Kenya¿s Second President				93
	Notes										98
3.	Knocking at the Door: Individual Activism			100
	Individual Activism: Defying the Odds					103
	Characteristics of Individual Activists					110
	Unpredictability of Individual Activism: The Role of Minor Actors		113
	What Individual Activists Did						115
	Motivational Issues								120
	Tactics of Individual Activists						127
	Institutional Learning: a Chess Game of Tactics				131
	Implications of Individual Resistance						135
	Notes										137
4.	Opening the Door: Organizational Activism		141
	Organizational Activism Builds on Individual Activism			142
	Comparing Individual and Organizational Activism				146
	Motivational Issues								150
	Identifying Organizational Activists						152
	Institutionalization of Resistance						155
	Resistance by Nongovernmental Organizations				166
	Accumulating Resistance							171
	Resistance: Peaks and Valleys						173
 Donors¿ Mixed Signals on Human Rights and Democracy 	177
	Implications of Organizational Activism					183			Notes										186
5.	Entering the Bastille (Peacefully): From Resistance to Elected Power		192
	Overcoming Barriers								195
	Synergy in the Resistance Movement						198
	Cycles of Resistance, Repression, and Reform				201
	Further Growth of a Culture of Resistance					204			Resistance Becomes Normal							208
	Implications of a Culture of Resistance					211	
	Notes										213
6.	Mass Public Support: A Key Element in a Culture of Resistance			214
	Constraints that did not Constrain						220
	Mass Support for Activism: Theoretical Perspectives			229
	Laying the Groundwork for Mass Participation				232
	Different Kinds of Mass Support for Resistance				236
	Human Rights Watchdogs become the Watched in a new Regime		245
	Implications of Public Support for a Resistance Movement			247
	Notes										248
7.	Conclusion			253
	Study Questions Answered							254
	Political Synergy Achieved							259
	Contribution to Social Movement Literature					260
	Contribution to Democratic Transition Literature				263
	Beyond Kenya									266
	Summary of Findings and Implications for Future Research			267
	Notes										273
	A	Methodology								275
	B	Human Rights Treaties in Kenya					283
	C	Socioeconomic Profiles of Kenya					284
	D 	Repression and Torture in Kenya					286
 Select Bibliography								293
 Index										00
 About the Author									00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Government, Resistance to -- Case studies.
Government, Resistance to -- Kenya.
Human rights -- Kenya.
Democratization -- Kenya.
Political activists -- Kenya.
Human rights workers -- Kenya.