Counter Power
Making Change Happen

Gee, Tim
Date Written:  2011-10-20
Publisher:  New Internationalist, United Kingdom
Year Published:  2011
Pages:  228pp   Price:  $16.95   ISBN:  978-1780260327
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15614

Argues that no major movement has ever been successful without counterpower, or the power that the "have-nots" can use to remove the power of the "haves." This book sets out to demystify the power dynamics of social change.


Table of Contents

1. How Counterpower helps movements win
2. How India won its independence
3. How governments respond to Counterpower
4. How the Vietnam War was stopped
5. How apartheid was ended in South Africa
6. How the vote was won in Britain
7. How movements resist corporate power
8. How the Egyptians overthrew their president
9. Conclusion: making change happen

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