Strategy Games can help teachers make the process of social change more alive and compelling for their students.
Strategy Games can be used by social movements to help their members develop their strategic thinking skills and deepen their understanding of the impacts of different tactical options.
Strategy Games can be used by activists to test new strategies and their impact on different constituent groups before using them in real and potentially dangerous conflicts.
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A vast majority of these struggles used civil resistance effectively with little, if any, knowledge of the struggles that proceeded them nor of the dynamics of how it works. When Gene Sharp published The Politics of Nonviolent Action in 1973, the world had the first systematic explanation of how people could wield political power using civil resistance.
When you consider how successful civil resistance has been with practically no resources devoted to its development, the future potential of "people power" is great indeed, as we learn from all of the history that is now being written and studied.