What is activism for, and why has so much formerly grassroots organisation and campaigning either become business-like, or failed?
The short answer is: it’s complicated. Social change, concerted political opposition and internal organisational problems all play a part. So too does the absence of a viable alternative to the problematic political-economic situation in which we find ourselves … Read Felicity Wade's insightful article in the Australian Review of Public Affairs
Book title: Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism
Publisher: Cambridge, Polity Press
Date published: 2014
Authors: Peter Dauvergne and Genevieve LeBaron