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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 | Bahasa Indonesia | Bengali | Chinese | Farsi | FrenchGeorgian | Hindi | Hungarian | Kannada | Malayalam | Nepali | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Portuguese (Continental)| Russian | Sindh | Spanish | Swahili | Tamil | Telugu | Thai | Turkish | Urdu

 

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 | Chinese | Farsi | Slovak

 

Policy Papers and Reports:

Preventing Mass Atrocities: From a Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) to a Right to Assist (RtoA) Campaigns of Civil Resistance
by Peter Ackerman and Hardy Merriman, ICNC Press, 2019
Translations
Arabic | English

 

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 | Arabic | Bahasa Indonesia | Bengali | Chinese: version 1, version 2 | Crimean TatarFarsi | French | Georgian | Hindi | Hungarian | Kannada | Kyrgyz | Malayalam | Nepali | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Portuguese (Continental) | Russian | Slovak | Spanish | Swahili | Tagalog | Tamil| Telugu | Thai | Turkish: version 1, version 2 | Urdu | Xhosa

 

Civil Resistance: A First Look
(Uncredited. I wrote over 65% of this booklet)
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, 2010
Translations
Amharic | Bahasa Indonesia | Bengali | Chinese | FrenchHindi | Hungarian | Kannada | Kituba | Lingala | Malayalam| Nepali | Pashto | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Portuguese (Continental) | Russian | Slovak | Spanish | Swahili | Tagalog | Tamil | Telugu | Thai | Urdu

 

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 | Bahasa Indonesia | Bengali | Chinese | French | Georgian | HindiHungarian | Kannada | Malayalam | Nepali | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Portuguese (Continental) | Russian | Sindh | Spanish | TagalogTamil | Telugu | Thai | Turkish | Urdu

 

Blog Posts:

Lessons of Uprisings Around the World: The Present Moment, and Possible Future
The Minds of the Movement, November 21, 2019

In a Time of Democratic Backsliding, How Should Civil Society Be Supported?
The Minds of the Movement, October 22, 2019

Small Grants, Big Commitment: Reflections on Support for Grassroots Activists and Organizers
The Minds of the Movement, January 10, 2019

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

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