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Dr Kevin Gillan - publications

List of publications

Authored book

  • Gillan, Kevin, Jenny Pickerill, and Frank Webster. Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age. New Security Challenges. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. eScholarID:148766

Edited book

  • Jenny Pickerill, John Krinsky, Graeme Hayes, Kevin Gillan, Brian Doherty. ed. Occupy! A Global Movement. London: Routledge, 2015. eScholarID:257307
  • Gillan, K & Pickerill, J. ed. Research Ethics and Social Movements. London: Routledge, 2015. eScholarID:257303

Book contribution

  • Gillan, K & Pickerill, J. "The Difficult and Hopeful Ethics of Research on, and with, Social Movements." In Research Ethics and Social Movements, ed. Gillan, K & Pickerill, J, 1-10. London: Routledge, 2015. eScholarID:257310
  • Pickerill, Jenny, Gillan, Kevin, and Webster, Frank. "Scales of Activism: New Media and Transnational Connections in Anti-War Movements." In Transnational Protests and the Media, ed. Cottle, S. & Lester, L, 41-58. New York: Peter Lang, 2011. eScholarID:148762
  • Gillan, Kevin, Pickerill, Jenny, and Webster, Frank. "Campaigning in a Changing Information Environment: The Anti-war and Peace Movement in Britain." In International Handbook of Internet Research, ed. Hunsinger, J., Klastrup, L. & Allen, M, 217-231. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010. eScholarID:148761
  • Gillan, Kevin. "Diverging attitudes to technology and innovation in Anti-War movement organisations." In Net working/Networking: Citizen Initiated Politics, ed. H??yhti??, T. & Rinne, J, Tampere: Tampere University Press, 2008. eScholarID:148760

Journal article

  • Rachel Gibson, Kevin Gillan, Fabienne Greffet, Benjamin J. Lee, Stephen Ward. "Party organizational change and ICTs: The growth of a virtual grassroots?" New Media & Society 15, no. 1(2012) . eScholarID:172328 | DOI:10.1177/1461444812457329
  • Gillan, Kevin, and Pickerill, Jenny. "The Difficult and Hopeful Ethics of Research on, and with, Social Movements." Social Movement Studies 11, no. 2(2012) : 133-143. eScholarID:257311 | DOI:10.1080/14742837.2012.664890
  • Gillan, Kevin. "The UK Anti-War Movement Online: Uses and Limitations of Internet Technologies for Contemporary Activism." Information, Communication and Society 12, no. 1(2009) : 25-43. eScholarID:148764 | DOI:10.1080/13691180802158532
  • Gillan, Kevin, Pickerill, Jenny, and Webster, Frank. "The Information Environment of War." Sociology Compass 2, no. 6(2008) : 1833-1847. eScholarID:148759 | DOI:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2008.00162.x
  • Gillan, Kevin, and Pickerill, Jenny. "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, no. 1(2008) : 59-73. eScholarID:148763 | DOI:10.1080/10361140701842573
  • Gillan, Kevin. "Understanding Meaning in Movements: A Hermeneutic Approach to Frames and Ideologies." Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest 7, no. 3(2008) : 247-263. eScholarID:148765 | DOI:10.1080/14742830802485643

Conference contribution

  • Gillan, K. 2013. Framing Capitalism: A Spectrum of Critique of Corporate Behaviour. In British Sociological Association03 April 2013 - 05 April 2013. Grand Connaught Rooms, London. eScholarID:196184
  • Gillan, K. 2009. Direct Action, Democracy and Individualism. In European Consortium for Political Research General Conference09 September 2009 - 12 September 2009. Potsdam, Germany. eScholarID:41416
  • Gillan, K. 2009. Moral Business: Changing Corporate Behaviour by 'Speaking Their Language'. In European Sociological Association General Conference02 September 2009 - 06 September 2009. Lisbon, Portugal. eScholarID:41359
  • Gillan, ., Carissa Honeywell. 2007. Anarchist Thought, Direct Action: the Theory and Practice of Prefigurative Utopia. In Eighth International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. eScholarID:2b998
  • Gillan. 2007. Anti-War Activism and New Media: New Resource Structure or Creation of Symbolic Power?. In 8th Conference of the European Sociological Association29. eScholarID:2b815
  • Gillan. 2007. Understanding Activists’ Political Theories: A Hermeneutic Methodology for Frame Analysis. In Political Studies Association 57th Annual Conference17. eScholarID:2b996
  • Gillan. 2006. Another Ideology? Novelty and Familiarity in the Belief Structures of Social Forum Movement Participants. In Eleventh International Alternative Futures and Popular Protest Conference14. eScholarID:2b997

Newspaper/magazine contribution

  • Gillan, K. "Towards an ethic of public sociology." Discover Society no. 16(2015) . eScholarID:257319


  • Gillan, K.(2007) The UK Anti-war movement online: uses and limitations of internet technologies for contemporary activism, Occasional Working Paper no 54.