Robert M. Press

University of Southern Mississippi

Assistant Professor

118 College Drive #5108

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

United States

http://www.usm.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Peaceful Resistance in Contemporary Africa: Nonviolent Social Movements in Kenya, Sierra Leone and Liberia

American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., Sept.2-5, 2010
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2021
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University of Southern Mississippi
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Africa, social movements, peaceful resistance, human rights, democracy, nonviolent resistance, resistance, activism, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Liberia

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'Guided by the Hand of God': Liberian Women Peacemakers and Civil War

The Review of Faith & International Affairs, pp. 23-29, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Libera, war, civil society, women's movements, non-violent resistance, resistance, social movement, faith, religion, prayer, women, activists, activism, human rights, democracy, civil war, conflict, peacebuilding

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Non-Violent Civil Society Resistance to Authoritarian Rule in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kenya

Paper presented at the November 18-21, 2010 annual meeting of the Africa Studies Association, San Francisco
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Africa, sub-sahara Africa, social movements, human rights, democracy, civil society, resistance, non-violent resistance, Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone, authoritarian, authoritarian rule, tactics, political, movements, demonstrations, demonstrations

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Kenya’s Political ‘Transition’ through the Eyes of its ‘Foot Soldiers’ for Democracy and Human Rights (1997-2012)

Journal of Contemporary African Studies, pp. 1-20, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Kenya, human rights, democracy, civil society, social movements, activists, youth, transition, youth activists, tactics, foot soldiers, repression

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Sierra Leone’s Peaceful Resistance to Authoritarian Rule

African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 31-57
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Sierra Leone, human rights, nonviolent resistance, democracy, authoritarian rule, civil society, non-violence, social movements, demonstrations, protest, civil war, activists, activism, women's movements, military rule

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Candles in the Wind: Resisting Repression in Liberia (1979-2003)

Africa Today 55(3) 2-22; April 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Liberia, human rights, democracy, Africa, sub-Sahara Africa, resistance, non-violent resistance, civil society, women's movements, authoritarian rule, repression, Samuel Doe, Charles Taylor, activism, tactics, civil war, peace, conflict, activists

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Book: Ripples of Hope: How Ordinary People Resist Repression Without Violence

Press, Robert M. (2015). Ripples of Hope: How Ordinary People Resist Repression Without Violence. The full text, part of a new series on Protest and Social Movements, is available free to read, download, or purchase, for non-commercial purposes, under Amsterdam University Press Open Access license
Number of pages: 329 Posted: 07 Aug 2016
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Political Sociology, Social Movements, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Networks, Human Rights, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Political Science, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Protest, Democracy, Peace Studies, Nonviolent Civil Resistance, Nonviolent Conflict, Nonviolent Protest

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Courage, Principle and Ambition: Human Rights Activism in Liberia and Policy Implications for Taming Authoritarian Regimes

Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011, pp. 113-127
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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Liberia, civil society, human rights, democracy, civil war, non-violence, non-violent resistance, resistance, womens' movements, social movements, civil war, Samuel Doe, Charles Taylor, tactics, protests, resistance, activism

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Teaching Political Science in the Poorest State in the U.S. And the Poorest Country in Africa: Similarities and Differences

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi
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teaching, political science, pedagogy, community service

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Voices from a Dangerous Protest: Re-Assessing African Migration to Europe

ASA 2018 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi

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Journeys of Hope and Peril: Voices of African Migrants to Italy/Europe and How They Defy Stereotypes

ASA 2017 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 20 Mar 2017
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University of Southern Mississippi

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A Negative Aspect of Globalization: Human Rights Abuses of Illegal African Immigrants as Seen in Two Small Italian Cities

ASA 2015 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi

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How Sovereign are African States in the Current Era of Globalization; and are Africans "Winners" or "Losers" in the Globalization Process?

ASA 2015 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 23 Mar 2015
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University of Southern Mississippi

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Dying to Work: African Migration to Italy: Borders V. Humanity

ASA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Robert M. Press
University of Southern Mississippi

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