Shaowing Wang. An alternative interpretation of the Wildnerness Society’s successful campaign.
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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
Bob Boughton (1996). Presented at the UTS Popular Education Conference, Sydney
Justin Whelan’s (2007) evaluation of the campaign against Australia’s involvement in the Iraq war examines the efforts of anti-war coalitions and the broader movement. Justin draws on social movement theories including Bill Moyer’s Movement Action Plan, a
Nina Lansbury Hall & Ros Taplin (2006). A Review of Theoretical Perspectives on Environmental NGOs and their Campaign Effectiveness, Presented at the Ecopolitics XVI conference, Griffith University, July 4-6, 2005.
Tracey Ollis researched how adult activists learn to become more expert at what they do through socialisation in a ‘community of practice’. This article focuses on ‘emancipatory learning, radical adult education, popular education and the differences and
James Whelan (2006). Case studies of Maleny and Gold Coast environmental campaigns. (An edited version of this paper will be published in 2007)
Tracey Ollis has researched the ‘social learning’ of social and political activists. She argues that activists’ learning is holistic and embodied. Activists learn through cognition, emotions and the physical body. This paper was presented to the SUCTREA c
Marty Branagan (2004) exploring the role of nonviolent political action in overthrowing the Serbian dictatorship.
Justin Whelan reviews the emerging literature in this field, noting the points of convergence and divergence and suggesting some limitations of the frameworks and opportunities for effective evaluation that meets the needs of interest groups.