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On Political Obligation$
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Judith N. Shklar, Samantha Ashenden, and Andreas Hess

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780300214994

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300214994.001.0001

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Civil Disobedience in the Twentieth Century

Civil Disobedience in the Twentieth Century

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(p.176) Lecture 20: Civil Disobedience in the Twentieth Century
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On Political Obligation
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Judith N. Shklar

, Samantha Ashenden, Andreas Hess
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300214994.003.0017

In this chapter Shklar takes the argument about civil disobedience into the twentieth century. The American civil rights movement and in particular its leader Martin Luther King serve as her prime examples to discuss moral questions in theory and practice, The chapter closes with a discussion of the limits of civil disobedience.

Keywords:   civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, public disobedience, personal freedom

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