Erica Chenoweth Selected for Grawemeyer Award
By Taylor Marvin
Congratulations to Political Violence @ a Glance cofounder Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan for winning the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. The pair was awarded the honor for their 2011 book, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Non-Violent Conflict, which uses database of world uprisings over the last century to demonstrate that nonviolent resistance movements more effectively challenge repression than violent uprisings.
The Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order is awarded yearly, and includes a $100,000 prize. PV @ a Glance contributor Roland Paris is a previous recipient of the award, which he was selected for in 2007.