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Dr Kevin Gillan - publications

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  • Gillan, K., & Pickerill, J. (Ed.) (2015). Research Ethics and Social Movements: Scholarship, Activism and Knowledge Production. London: Routledge.. Publication link: 3011ff07-cc75-4431-8981-e1bf598167fa
  • Gillan, K., Pickerill, J. (Ed.), Krinsky, J. (Ed.), Hayes, G. (Ed.), & Doherty, B. (Ed.) (2015). Occupy! A Global Movement. London: Routledge.. Publication link: 8d1b8ca3-9774-46b5-85b2-a66d8228bf91
  • Gillan, K., & Pickerill, J. (2015). The Difficult and Hopeful Ethics of Research on, and with, Social Movements. In Research Ethics and Social Movements: Scholarship, Activism and Knowledge Production. (pp. 1-10). London: Routledge. . Publication link: 8b1a2473-0a6b-4c55-b87d-8494435d083d
  • Gillan, K. (2015). Towards an ethic of public sociology. Discover Society, (16). . Publication link: af3536b1-c657-4533-a209-6ae2a8e50102




  • Pickerill, J., Gillan, K., Webster, F., Cottle, S. (Ed.), & Lester, L. (Ed.) (2011). Scales of Activism: New Media and Transnational Connections in Anti-War Movements. In Transnational Protests and the Media. (pp. 41-58). (Global Crises and the Media). New York: Peter Lang. . Publication link: 2c957f72-2522-4f7e-9f76-297accd00969


  • Gillan, K., Pickerill, J., Webster, F., Hunsinger, J. (Ed.), Klastrup, L. (Ed.), & Allen, M. (Ed.) (2010). Campaigning in a Changing Information Environment: The Anti-war and Peace Movement in Britain. In International Handbook of Internet Research. (pp. 217-231). Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. . Publication link: f147e25f-2137-4967-9afc-75e564d21365



  • Gillan, K., Pickerill, J., & Webster, F. (2008). Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age. (New Security Challenges). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan .. Publication link: a5babf1f-7385-411e-b6ff-a4ae2c57f3d3
  • Gillan, K., H??yhti??, T. (Ed.), & Rinne, J. (Ed.) (2008). Diverging attitudes to technology and innovation in Anti-War movement organisations. In Net working/Networking: Citizen Initiated Politics. Tampere: Tampere University Press. . Publication link: 0012a0fa-4ac6-4324-975e-ea80eb3a59a7
  • Gillan, K., Pickerill, J., & Webster, F. (2008). The Information Environment of War. Sociology Compass, 2(6), 1833-1847. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-9020.2008.00162.x. Publication link: 4ac9a1dd-f85c-416c-b213-c59b96ec4010
  • Gillan, K. (2008). Understanding Meaning in Movements: A Hermeneutic Approach to Frames and Ideologies. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 7(3), 247-263. DOI: 10.1080/14742830802485643. Publication link: b1707955-d7a3-4bbf-b78b-60eace239101
  • Gillan, K., & Pickerill, J. (2008). Transnational anti-war activism: Solidarity, diversity and the Internet in Australia, Britain and the United states after 9/11. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43(1), 59-78. DOI: 10.1080/10361140701842573. Publication link: f3607a53-67bc-4a53-89d8-8a651d0b93fe


  • Gillan, K. (2007). Anti-War Activism and New Media: New Resource Structure or Creation of Symbolic Power? In 8th Conference of the European Sociological Association.. Publication link: c1118160-07f6-4d3a-ab04-f21c5d3434af
  • Gillan, K. (2007). Anarchist Thought, Direct Action: the Theory and Practice of Prefigurative Utopia. In Eighth International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. University of Plymouth. . Publication link: 7b3fe151-92b8-434c-9f60-dbb7c09faa6d
  • Gillan, K. (2007). Understanding Activists’ Political Theories: A Hermeneutic Methodology for Frame Analysis. In Political Studies Association 57th Annual Conference. University of Bath. . Publication link: 778e6c86-faeb-4836-b4f4-18600eef98e5


  • Gillan, K. (2006). Another Ideology? Novelty and Familiarity in the Belief Structures of Social Forum Movement Participants. In Eleventh International Alternative Futures and Popular Protest Conference. Manchester Metropolitan University. . Publication link: c8e7e77e-ea0c-4aa1-ae34-cc46ef5a0862