The remarkable campaign highlights an apparent rupture between the discourses and practices of deliberative governance and adversarial power politics. The orthodox processes of consensus politics were rejected as inadequate by conservationists in favour of a strategic blend of community mobilisation, electoral politics and protest. Case study (2004) by James Whelan and Kristen Lyons.
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Aidan Ricketts’ (2003) analysis of NEFA’s forest campaign, based on activist interviews. Published in Wilson H (ed) Belonging In the Rainbow Region, SCU Press, Lismore.
Monica Alba Murillo. Case Study of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland
Estelle Gaillard. Led by the Australan Marine Conservation Society to protect the grey nurse shark
James Whelan & Kristen Lyons. Examines a hugely successful campaign run collaboratively by several ENGOs.
Cassie McMahon. Case study of Greenpeace campaign to stop illegal logging.
Holly Kemp’s insider perspective on Australian student environmental activism during a time of major change.
Aidan Ricketts (2000) examines how the North East Forest Alliance has successfully combined uncompromising direct action strategies in the form of blockades and occupations with sophisticated lobbying and litigation. Published in the Alternative Law