Writings

Selected Publications List

 

Chapters:

The Checklist for Ending Tyranny
by Peter Ackerman and Hardy Merriman, in Mathew Burrows and Maria J. Stephan (eds.), Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback?, Washington, DC: The Atlantic Council, 2015
Translations

Arabic (قائمة مرجعية لإنهاء الطغيان) (PDF 223k)
Bahasa Indonesia (Daftar Periksa untuk Mengakhiri Tirani) (PDF 353k)
Bengali (PDF 383k)
Chinese (结束暴政清单)
Farsi (چک لیستی برای پایان استبداد) (PDF 536k)
French (La “checklist” pour mettre fin à l’oppression) (PDF 244k)
Georgian (როგორ დავასრულოთ ტირანია - ძირითად ამოცანათა ჩამონათვალი) (PDF 374k)
Hindi (PDF 406k)
Hungarian (Mire van szükség a zsarnokság megdöntéséhez?) (PDF 774k)
Kannada (PDF 304k)
Malayalam (PDF 346k)
Nepali (PDF 789k)
Portuguese (Brazilian) (Passos para vencer a tirania) (PDF 208k)
Portuguese (Continental) (Medidas a tomar para o fim da tirania) (PDF 358k)
Russian (Контрольный список по борьбе с тиранией) (PDF 165k)
Sindh (آمریت جي خاتمي جي پیڪ لسٽ) (PDF 150k)
Spanish (La Lista de Control para Terminar con la Tiranía) (PDF 51k)
Tamil (PDF 350k)
Telugu (PDF 348k)
Thai (เช็คลิสต์เพื่อการยุติทรราช) (PDF 559k)
Turkish (Tiranlığı sona erdirmek için kontrol listesi) (PDF 199k)
Urdu (PDF 452k)

 

Theory and Dynamics of Civil Resistance
by Hardy Merriman, in Maria Stephan (ed.), Civil Resistance in the Middle East: Popular Struggle, Democratization, and Governance, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

 

Dissolving Terrorism at Its Roots
by Hardy Merriman and Jack DuVall, in Ralph Summy and Senthil Ram (eds.), Nonviolence: An Alternative for Countering Global Terror(ism), Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2007

 

California Grape Workers’ Strike and Boycott–1965-1970
by Hardy Merriman, in Gene Sharp, Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential, Boston: Porter Sargent Publishers, 2005

 

Training Manual:

CANVAS Core Curriculum: A Guide to Effective Nonviolent Struggle
by Srdja Popovic, Slobodan Djinovic, Andrej Milivojevic, Hardy Merriman, and Ivan Marovic, Belgrade, Serbia: Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), 2007
Translations

Arabic (المناهج الدراسية الاساسية لمركز تطبيق اعمال و استراتيجيات الصراعاللاعنفي) (PDF 6.2mb)
Chinese (非暴力行动与战略应用中心核心教程 : 有效的非暴力抗争指南) (PDF 6.4mb)
Farsi (برنامه درسی «کنواس : راهنمای مبارزه بی خشونت موثر) (PDF 7.11mb)
Slovak (Základné Osnovy CANVAS: Sprievodca Efektívneho Nenásilného Boja) (PDF 6.7mb)

 

Literature Reviews:

Civil Resistance
by Maciej J. Bartkowski and Hardy Merriman, in Patrick James (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

 

Nonviolent Struggle
by Stephen Zunes, Hardy Merriman, and Maria J. Stephan, in Robert A. Denemark (ed.), The International Studies Encyclopedia, Volume VIII, Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2010. Updated in June 2015.
Republished in: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies (a co-publication of the International Studies Association and Oxford University Press), 2018.

 

Articles:

Movement Building and Civil Resistance: Key Resources for Movement Organizers
by Hardy Merriman, Korbel Quickfacts of Peace and Security, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, December 2016.

 

The Trifecta of Civil Resistance: Unity, Planning, Discipline
by Hardy Merriman, openDemocracy.net (online), November 19, 2010
Translations

Amharic (ለህዝባዊ አመጽ ስኬት አስፈላጊ የሆኑ ሶስት ነገሮች● አንድነት፣ እቅድ እና ሥነ ምግባር) (PDF 396k)
Arabic (ثلاثیة المقاومة المدنیة: الوحدة، والتخطیط، والانضباط) (PDF 127k)
Bahasa Indonesia (Tiga Ihwal Penting dalam Perlawanan Sipil: Persatuan, Perencanaan, dan Disiplin) (PDF 392k)
Bengali (PDF 222k)
• Chinese
Version 1 (公民抵抗三要素:团结、规划、纪律)
Version 2 (公民抗争的三大成功要素:一致、计划和纪律)
Farsi (سه اصل اساسی مقاومت مدنی: اتحاد، برنامه ریزی، انضباط۱) (link)
French (Le tiercé gagnant de la résistance civile: unité, planification et discipline) (PDF 135k)
Georgian (სამოქალაქო წინააღმდეგობის სამი ძირითადი პრინციპი: ერთიანობა, დაგეგმვა, დისციპლინა) (PDF 247k)
Hindi (नागिरक पर्ितरोध की सफलता के तीन गु ण :एकता, िनयोजन और अनु शासन) (PDF 161k)
Hungarian (Az állampolgári ellenállás három alapszabálya: egység, tervezés és fegyelem) (PDF 186k)
Kannada (PDF 268k)
Kyrgyz (Жарандык каршылык көрсөтүүнүн трифектасы: биримдик, пландаштыруу, тартип. (PDF 195k)
Malayalam (PDF 199k)
Portuguese (Brazilian) (O tripé da resistência civil: unidade, planejamento, disciplina) (PDF 127k)
Portuguese (Continental) (O trio da resistência civil: unidade, planeamento, disciplina) (PDF 332k)
Russian (Три принципа гражданского сопротивления: единство, планирование, дисциплина) (PDF 224k)
Slovak (Tri pilere občianskeho odporu: jednota, plánovanie a disciplína) (PDF 74k)
Spanish (La trifecta de la resistencia civil: unidad, planificación, disciplina) (PDF 102k)
Tagalog (Ang trifecta ng panlipunang pagtanggi: pagkakaisa, pagpaplano, disiplina) (PDF 415k)
Tamil (PDF 156k)
Telugu (PDF 210k)
Thai (กุญแจสามประการของการต่อต้านด้วยสันติวิธี: เอกภาพ การวางแผน และวินัย) (PDF 338k)
Turkish (Başarılı sivil direnişin üç anahtarı: birlik, planlama, disiplin) (PDF 545k)
Turkish (Başarılı sivil direnişin üç anahtarı: birlik, planlama, disiplin) (link)
Urdu (بندی، نظم و ضبط عوامی مزاحمت کے تين حقائق: اتحاد، منصوبہ) (PDF 119k)
Xhosa (Iqela lezinto ezintathu zoluntu oluchasayo: ubunye, ukuceba, ingqeqesho) (PDF 195k)

 

Civil Resistance: A First Look
(Uncredited. I wrote over 65% of this booklet)
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, 2010
Translations

Amharic (PDF 664k)
Bahasa Indonesia (Pengantar untuk Perlawanan Sipil: Pandangan Awal) (PDF 320k)
Bengali (PDF 3.6mb)
Chinese (公 民 抵 抗: 初 探 ) (PDF 919k)
French (Résistance Civile: Premier Aperçu) (PDF 547k)
Hindi (PDF 207k)
Hungarian (Állampolgári ellenállás: alapvetések) (PDF 774k)
Kannada (PDF 247k)
Kituba (Mvingu Ya Bantu: Dyambu Ya Ntete) (PDF 554k)
Lingala (Koboya Ya Bana Mboka: Ndimbola Ya Yambo) (PDF 553k)
Malayalam (PDF 297k)
Nepali (नागरिक पतिराेध पहिलाे एक नजर ) (PDF 187k)
Pashto (ولسي مبارزه څھ تھ وایی؟:-) (PDF 212K)
Portuguese (Brazilian) (Resistência civil: um exame inicial) (PDF 947k)
Portuguese (Continental) (Introdução à Resistência Civil: Um Primeiro Olhar) (PDF 247k)
Russian (Гражданское сопротивление: с первого взгляда) (PDF 557k)
Slovak (Občiansky odpor – prvý pohľad) (PDF 263k)
Spanish (Resistencia Civil: Un Vistazo Initial) (PDF 555k)
Tagalog (Ano ang panlipunang pagtanggi [civil resistance]?) (PDF 497k)
Tamil (PDF 1mb)
Telugu (PDF 264k)
Thai (การต่อสู้ด้วยสันติวิธี: จุลสารสาหรับผู้เริ่มต้น) (PDF 389k)
Urdu (PDF 325k)

 

Mauritania’s Coup is a Setback for Democracy
by Stephen Zunes and Hardy Merriman, National Catholic Reporter, October 3, 2008

 

Agents of Change and Nonviolent Action
by Hardy Merriman, Conservation Biology, Volume 22, No. 2, April 2008
Translations

Amharic (የለውጥ ወኪሎች እና የሰላማዊ እርምጃ) (PDF 233k)
Bahasa Indonesia (Agen-Agen Perubahan dan Aksi Tanpa Kekerasan) (PDF 280k)
Bengali (PDF 124k)
Chinese (变革因素与非暴力行为) (link)
French (Acteurs du changement et action nonviolente) (PDF 113k)
Georgian (ცვლილებების განმახორციელებლები არაძალადობრივ კამპანიებში) (PDF 87k)
Hindi (PDF 195k)
Hungarian (A változás motorjai és az erőszakmentes cselekvés) (PDF 568k)
Kannada (PDF 278k)
Malayalam (PDF 156k)
Portuguese (Brazilian) (Os agentes da mudança e a ação não-violenta) (PDF 39k)
Portuguese (Continental) (Agentes de mudança e acção não-violenta) (PDF 202k)
Russian (Двигатели перемен и ненасильственная борьба) (PDF 92k)
Sindh (تبدیليءَ جا اھڃاڻ ۽ عدم تشدد تي ٻڌل عمل) (PDF 91k)
Spanish (Los agentes de cambio y la acción noviolenta) (PDF 31k)
Tagalog (Mga Ahente ng Pagbabago at Di-Marahas na Kilos (PDF 125k)
Tamil (PDF 97k)
Telugu (PDF 142k)
Turkish (Şiddetsiz Eylem ve Değişimin Aktörleri) (link)
Urdu (PDF 168k)

 

Blog Posts:

Supporting Civil Resistance Movements: Considerations for Human Rights Funders and Organizations
The Minds of the Movement, September 11, 2018

A Movement-centered Support Model: Considerations for Human Rights Funders and Organizations, Part II
The Minds of the Movement, May 21, 2018

A Movement-centered Support Model: Considerations for Human Rights Funders and Organizations, Part I
The Minds of the Movement, April 30, 2018

Democracy Insurance
The Minds of the Movement, September 7, 2017

A Field Whose Time has Come
The Minds of the Movement, June 21, 2017

 

Other Writing and Translations:

Introduction for Training Manual for Nonviolent Defense Against the Coup d'État
by Richard K. Taylor, Washington, DC: Nonviolence International, 2011
Translation

Spanish (Manual de Capacitación para la Defensa No Violenta Contra Golpes de Estado) (PDF 10.9mb)

"Costs and Risks in Nonviolent Conflict" presentation
Webinar for the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, September 23, 2010
Translation

Chinese