Kurt Schock

Kurt Schock


kschock [at] newark.rutgers.edu

Professor Schock’s research interests are peace and conflict studies, social movements, and political conflict, which he approaches from comparative and cross-national perspectives.


Selected Publications

Schock, Kurt. 2019. “Asserting Land Rights: Rural Land Struggles in India and Brazil.” Pp. 54-78 in Social Movements, Nonviolent Strategies, and the State, ed. by Hank Johnston. London: Routledge; Schock, Kurt and Chares Demetriou. 2019. “Nonviolent and Violent Trajectories in Social Movements.” Pp. 338-353 in The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements (second edition), edited by David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule, Hanspeter Kriesi, and Holly McCammon. London: Wiley Blackwell; Schock, Kurt. 2017. “Gandhian Struggles for Land in India: The Bhoodan and Ekta Parishad Movements.” Pp. 208-229 in Nonviolence in Modern Indian History, ed. by David Hardiman. New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan; Schock, Kurt. 2017. “Civil Disobedience and Direct Action in the Prevention of War.” Pp. 245-256 in Preventing War and Promoting Peace: A Guide for Health Professionals, ed. by William H. Wiist and Shelley K. White. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Schock, Kurt. 2017. Sivil Direnişin Bugünü, Turkish language edition of Civil Resistance Today. Istanbul: Amara Yayıncılık; Schock, Kurt. 2015. “Rightful Radical Resistance: Mass Mobilization and Land Struggles in India and Brazil.” Mobilization 20(4): 493-515; Schock, Kurt. 2015. “Rural Movements and Economic Policy.” Pp. 171-186 in Understanding Nonviolence: Contours & Contexts, ed. by Maia Carter Hallward & Julie M. Norman. Cambridge: Polity; Schock, Kurt. 2015. Civil Resistance Today. Cambridge: Polity; Schock, Kurt, ed. 2015. Civil Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press; Chenoweth, Erica and Kurt Schock. 2015. “Do Contemporaneous Armed Challenges Affect the Outcomes of Mass Nonviolent Campaigns?” Mobilization 20(4): 427-451; Schock, Kurt. 2013. “The Practice and Study of Civil Resistance.” Journal of Peace Research 50(3): 277-290; Schock, Kurt. 2012. “Land Struggles in the Global South: Strategic Innovations in Brazil and India.” 221-244 in Strategies for Social Change, ed. by Gregory M. Maney, Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, Deana A. Rohlinger, and Jeff Goodwin, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press; Schock, Kurt. 2008. Insurrecciones No Armadas: Poder Popular en Regimenes No Democráticos, Spanish language edition of Unarmed Insurrections. Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario; Schock, Kurt. 2007. “Insurreciones no Armadas y Democratización.” Pp. 47-63 in Poder Social: Algunas Posibilidades en Colombia, ed. by Freddy Cante. Bogotá, Colombia: Editorial Universidad del Rosario, 2007; Osa, Maryjane, and Kurt Schock. 2007. “A Long, Hard Slog: Political Opportunities, Social Networks and the Mobilization of Dissent in Non-Democracies.” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change 27: 123-153; Schock, Kurt. 2005. Unarmed Insurrections: People Power Movements in Nondemocracies. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press; Jenkins, J. Craig, and Kurt Schock. 2003. “Political Process, International Dependence and Mass Political Conflict.” International Journal of Sociology 33 (Winter): 41-63; Schock, Kurt. 1999. “People Power and Political Opportunities: Social Movement Mobilization and Outcomes in the Philippines and Burma.” Social Problems 46, 3 (August): 355-375; Bond, Doug, J. Craig Jenkins, Charles L. Taylor, and Kurt Schock. 1997. “Mapping Mass Political Conflict and Civil Society: Issues and Prospects for the Automated Development of Event Data.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 41, 4 (August): 553-579; Schock, Kurt. 1996. “A Conjunctural Model of Political Conflict: The Impact of Political Opportunities on the Relationship between Economic Inequality and Violent Political Conflict." Journal of Conflict Resolution 40, 1 (March): 98-133; Jenkins, J. Craig and Kurt Schock. 1992. “Global Structures and Political Processes in the Study of Domestic Political Conflict.” Annual Review of Sociology 18: 161-185.