Community organising case study of a campaign to prevent freeway construction in an inner-city park. Written in 2003 by tCA member James Whelan.
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James Whelan (2006). Case studies of Maleny and Gold Coast environmental campaigns. (An edited version of this paper will be published in 2007)
James Whelan (2004): A discussion of obstacles to activist scholars and engaged academics, and proposes strategies to bridge this unhelpful divide. This paper was presented by Sam and James during the 2004 ‘Inside Out’ conference.
James Whelan (2012) describes how parts of the environment and climate change movements are adopting the techniques and logic of community organising. This challenges them to learn new habits of political analysis and engagement, and unlearn old ones.
James Whelan & Kristen Lyons. Examines a hugely successful campaign run collaboratively by several ENGOs.
James Whelan (1994). A critical assessment of Friere, Knowles and community development.
James Whelan (2001) A Thought Starter for the 2001 National Environment Movement Conference
James Whelan (2002) PhD thesis, Griffith University
James Whelan (2002). A Critical Appraisal of the Midwest Academy Community Organiser Training Program (a modified version of this paper was published in Applied Environmental Education and Communication)
Local Heroes gives voice to activists who have struggled over the last twenty years to change agendas at local, state, national and international levels. The book looks at ten issues, including lead pollution in inner city Sydney, heavy metal contamination in Port Kembla, the Coode Island chemical storage plant in Victoria, the Smogbusters campaign in…