Tag: In Focus 2009 Week 45

30. Oct 2009

Peace and Protest: Unarmed Insurrections in East Asia, 1946–2006 by Isak Svensson and Mathilda Lindgren, Uppsala University

InFocus, Peace

Whereas the discussion on East Asian Peace has primarily focused on
armed conflicts, this article contributes by discussing unarmed conflicts in the East Asian region. The article presents
the regional picture of the prevalence of these types of non-violent, popular
uprisings and contends that these types of social conflicts are important to
consider in order to get a better grasp of what kind of relative peacefulness
that East Asia is experiencing.

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