Culture, Society and Praxis

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Main Theme / Tema Central


This paper explores the vision of Gandhi, one most important leaders of the 20th Century, from a theoretical perspective. According to Gandhi, rulers cannot have power without consent of their subjects. Nonviolent movements of civil disobedience, such as the famous Salt March, are manifestations of the power that can be best interpreted considering the theory of pluralistic dependency, addressing the legitimate origins of power and power contestation.