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From city streets to congressional corridors: insights from the US anti-war movement (PLA 43)

David Cohen

Journal article

Reflecting on the anti-war lobby during the Vietnam war, the author puts both the war and peace movement in context, and shows how widespread public disapproval was at first ignored but eventually led to political involvement and action. He then goes on to suggest what lessons have been learned from this important period in history.

This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation. Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board. See: www.planotes.org

This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation (February 2002).
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  • IIED code: G01987
  • Published: Feb 2002 - IIED
  • Area: USA
  • Theme: Participation
  • Source pub: Participatory Learning and Action series, issue 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation
  • Language: English

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