The Consent of the Governed: Resources
Chenoweth, Erica and Stephen, Maria J. Why Civic Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Non-Violent Conflict (2011). New York: Columbia University Press (link).
See also original essay, "Why Civil Resistance Works," International Security, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Summer 2008), 7–44.
Crick, Bernard. Democracy: A Very Short Introduction (2003). New York: Oxford University Press.
Hobbes, Thomas. The Leviathan (1951). New York: Penguin. See also “Thomas Hobbes: Moral and Political Philosophy,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Declaration of Independence, National Government Archives.
Locke, John. Two Treatises of Government (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought). See also "John Locke: Political Philosophy," Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. The Social Contract (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought). See also "Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)," Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Carlin, John. Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation (2009). New York: Penguin Books Reprint Edition.
Lodge, Tom. Mandela: A Critical Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Address to the People of Cape Town on the occasion of his inauguration as state president, Cape Town, May 9, 1994.
A Long Walk to Freedom: An Autobiography (1995). South Africa: Macdonald Purnell Publishers.
Paton, Alan. Cry the Beloved Country, A Novel (2003). New York: Scribner.
Right2Know Campaign (home page)
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to most current year Country Reports and drop down menu for South Africa).
"Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony" (2002), a film directed by Lee Hirsch.
"Tsotsi" (2005), a film directed by Gavin Hood (UK Film & TV Production Company).
"Invictus" (2009), directed by Clint Eastwood.
"The Long Walk to Freedom" (2013), directed by Justin Chadwick.
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to current year Country Report drop down menu for Bolivia).
Economist magazine: Topics Index: Iran. See e.g.,
Selected Article: “Aya-toiling: Iran’s Banned Trade Unions,” (April 20, 2013).
Selected Article: “Get it Off, Put it On: A Culture War” [over leggings], (June 14, 2014).
The New York Times: World Topics: Iran.
Bakhash, Shaul. "Letter from Evin Prison." New York Review of Books (Sept. 22, 2005).
Ebadi, Shirin. “Nobel Lecture” (December 3, 2003).
International Human Rights Campaign for Iran (home page). See, e.g.,
"Happy Video Youths Receive Suspended Flogging and Prison Sentences” (Sept. 18, 2014).
“Two Poets Sentenced to Flogging and 11 and 9½ Years in Prison” (Oct. 15, 2015).
Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran (2003). New York: Random House.
Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis: A Story of a Childhood (2003), a graphic novel. New York: Pantheon Books.
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to current year Country Report drop down menu for Iran).
"Boycott" (1986), a film directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Makhmalbaf Film House).
"Children of Heaven" (1997), a film directed by Majid Majidi.
"The Color of Paradise" (1999), a film directed by Majid Majidi ( Varahonar Company).
"Persepolis" (2007), an animated film written and directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincente Parannaud.