Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements

Sarah Maddison, Sean Scalmer

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Abstract

Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experience of insiders involved in particular causes with a bigger picture, analysing successes, failures and political impacts.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherUniversity of NSW Press
ISBN (Print)9780868406862
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Fingerprint

Social Movements
Activists
Practical Knowledge
Wisdom
Causes
Protest
Peace
Blends

Keywords

  • social action
  • protest movements
  • political activists
  • social movements

Cite this

Maddison, S., & Scalmer, S. (2006). Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements. Sydney: University of NSW Press.
Maddison, Sarah ; Scalmer, Sean. / Activist wisdom : practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements. Sydney : University of NSW Press, 2006.
@book{f71c94eb894444ecb162ffa5ecd3193a,
title = "Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements",
abstract = "Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experience of insiders involved in particular causes with a bigger picture, analysing successes, failures and political impacts.",
keywords = "social action, protest movements, political activists, social movements",
author = "Sarah Maddison and Sean Scalmer",
year = "2006",
language = "English",
isbn = "9780868406862",
publisher = "University of NSW Press",

}

Maddison, S & Scalmer, S 2006, Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements. University of NSW Press, Sydney.

Activist wisdom : practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements. / Maddison, Sarah; Scalmer, Sean.

Sydney : University of NSW Press, 2006.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

TY - BOOK

T1 - Activist wisdom

T2 - practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements

AU - Maddison, Sarah

AU - Scalmer, Sean

PY - 2006

Y1 - 2006

N2 - Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experience of insiders involved in particular causes with a bigger picture, analysing successes, failures and political impacts.

AB - Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experience of insiders involved in particular causes with a bigger picture, analysing successes, failures and political impacts.

KW - social action

KW - protest movements

KW - political activists

KW - social movements

M3 - Book

SN - 9780868406862

BT - Activist wisdom

PB - University of NSW Press

CY - Sydney

ER -

Maddison S, Scalmer S. Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements. Sydney: University of NSW Press, 2006.