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Stellan Vinthagen is a scholar-activist seeking to undermine white supremacist, capitalist, militarist, hetero-patriarchy I met Stellan at the Peace and Justice Studies Conference, where I was also a presenter.
He is the endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance Professor of Sociology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst umass.edu/sociology/users/vinthagen and at University of Gothenburg http://socav.gu.se/forskning/csm-resist Co-editor of book series on Resistance Studies (Rowman & Littlefield): https://www.rowmaninternational.com/our-publishing/series/resistance-studies-critical-engagements-with-power-and-social-change/
Steering group, Resistance Studies Network, resistancestudies.org International Council, War Resisters International, wri-irg.org Nonviolence and Peace Movements Commission, International Peace Research Association (IPRA), http://ipranonviolence.org/home
Lets start with some definitions: Resistance
Categories of resistance.
Systemic and structural violence
Your LATEST BOOK (2017): https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781786601162/Researching-Resistance-and-Social-Change-A-Critical-Approach-to-Theory-and-Practice
Introduction: Resistance Studies as an Academic Pursuit /
Defining and Categorising Resistance /
Resisting what Power with what Resistance /
4. How Resistance Encourages Resistance: Theorising the Nexus between Power, Organised Resistance and Everyday Resistance /
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.
He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)