Deanna Wooley, "Walls or Barricades? Violence and Radicalism in the 'Velvet Revolution'"
- Author: Russian and East European Institute
- Number of episodes: 1
- Web site: http://www.iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2009/wooley.pdf
This analysis challenges the static view of non-violent revolution by considering it not as a value in and of itself, but mainly as a strategy for radicalism or moderation in political change. Instead of focusing on origins and outcomes, therefore, this presentation examines the dialogic construction of non-violence and radicalism during the revolutionary period itself. By investigating the conceptual boundaries of revolution, the analysis aimes to deepen our comprehension of the multi-faceted n