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“Communications, and Why It’s Vital for Today’s Nonviolent Campaigns and Movements” by Mary King

7 October, 2019

“How South Africa forced Gandhi to reckon with racism and imperialism” by Mary King

1 October, 2019

“How South Africa forced Gandhi to reckon with racism and imperialism” by Mary King.

Born 150 years ago, Gandhi’s perceptions about human sensibilities, social power and political truths began their transformation not in India, but South Africa.

This is Part One of a two-part analysis.

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“Can we celebrate Gandhi’s achievements while also learning from his errors?” by Mary King

1 October, 2019

“Can we celebrate Gandhi’s achievements while also learning from his errors?” by Mary King

While Gandhi is rightly criticized on untouchability and gender issues, his method of struggle has informed countless social movements over the last century.

This is Part Two of a two-part analysis, and was originally published on October 4.

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“Mary King: On Nonviolent Civil Resistance” by Carla Morena Alvarez Velasco

1 September, 2019

“Mary King: On Nonviolent Civil Resistance” by Carla Morena Alvarez Velasco

Dr. Alvarez’s interview is provided in both Spanish and English.

Ramachandra Guha praises Mary King’s “Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and the Mechanisms of Change” as “excellent” in his recent essay, “Remembering Vaikom satyagraha in the light of Sabarimala [Hindu temple]”.

4 March, 2019

Renowned historian Ramachandra Guha acclaims Mary King’s “Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and the Mechanisms of Change” as an “excellent” source for his recent essay, “Remembering Vaikom satyagraha in the light of Sabarimala [Hindu temple]”, concerning the temple in Kerala, that has long banned women.

Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr: The Power of Nonviolent Action, now available online at UNESCO

18 September, 2018

“Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr: The Power of Nonviolent Action” is now available for reading on the UNESCO site.

“Scholar and Practitioner of Nonviolence: The Life and Work of Mary Elizabeth King,” by Dagmar Wernitznig

5 July, 2017

Scholar and Practitioner of Nonviolence: The Life and Work of Mary Elizabeth King,” by Dagmar Wernitznig, Online Journal of Studies on Women’s Memory (2017)

Book Review (Contemporary South Asia): Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and Mechanisms of Change

19 August, 2016

Eamon Murphy reviews Mary’s book Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India and concludes: “This well-researched and argued volume is highly relevant to scholars of social change and reform in India as well as to a more general readership interested in the theory and practice of non-violent resistance to oppression in other societies.” — Contemporary South Asia, vol. 24, no. 2 (August 19, 2016), 213-14

Book Review (Journal of Resistance Studies): Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and Mechanisms of Change

25 March, 2016

Book Review (Economic & Political Weekly): Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and Mechanisms of Change

19 December, 2015

Changing Hearts and Minds through Non-violent Protest?, an article by David Hardiman for the Economic & Political Weekly, Dec 19, 2015.