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Chris Brown, Brian Martin, Liane Munro and Dalilah Shemia-Goeke. Activists and pre-suasion. Peace Studies Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, June 2022, pp. 12-27. What activists can learn from Robert Cialdini's book Pre-suasion.

Ian Miles and Brian Martin. Reflection-based activism: toward mutual recognition. Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements, vol. 12, no. 2, 2020, pp. 254-269. An alternative to confrontational activism built around seeking to meet human needs.

Michael Flood, Brian Martin and Tanja Dreher. Combining academia and activism. Australian Universities' Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2013, pp. 17-26. Strategies to overcome obstacles facing academics who engage in activism.

Brian Martin. Academics and activism: Stephen Hawking and the Israel boycott. The Conversation, 14 May 2013.

Brian Martin. Theory for activists. Social Anarchism, No. 44, 2010, pp. 22-41. Comments on developing theory using the example of the backfire model.

Jenny Briscoe, Sharon Callaghan, Karen Kennedy, Brian Martin and Yasmin Rittau. Behind the activism. (Wollongong: Schweik Action Wollongong, 2010). On recognising and valuing behind-the-scenes work in activism.

Brian Martin. Activism, social and political. In: Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr (eds.), Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2007), pp. 19-27.

Brian Martin. Strategies for alternative science. In: Scott Frickel and Kelly Moore (eds.), The New Political Sociology of Science: Institutions, Networks, and Power (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006), pp. 272-298.

Edward Woodhouse, David Hess, Steve Breyman and Brian Martin. Science studies and activism: possibilities and problems for reconstructivist agendas. Social Studies of Science, Vol. 32, No. 2, April 2002, pp. 297-319.

Brian Martin. Advice for the dissident scholar. Thought & Action, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 1998, pp. 119-130.

Brian Martin. STS and social activists. Technoscience, Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter 1997, pp. 11-12.

Robert Burrowes, Brian Martin and Rebecca Spence. Research questions on nonviolence. Nonviolence Today, No. 49, March/April 1996, pp. 8-11.

Brian Martin. The critique of science becomes academic. Science, Technology, & Human Values, Vol. 18, No. 2, April 1993, pp. 247-259.

Brian Martin. Theory and social action. Philosophy and Social Action, vol. 16, No. 4, October-December 1990, pp. 3-4.

Brian Martin. What should be done about higher education? Social Anarchism, No. 14, 1989, pp. 30-39.

Brian Martin. Education and the environmental movement. In Tom Lovett (ed.), Radical Approaches to Adult Education: A Reader (London: Routledge, 1988), pp. 202-223.

Brian Martin. Suppression and social action. In: Brian Martin, C. M. Ann Baker, Clyde Manwell and Cedric Pugh (eds.), Intellectual Suppression: Australian Case Histories, Analysis and Responses (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1986), pp. 257-263.

Brian Martin. Academics and social action. Higher Education Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 1984, pp. 17-33.

Brian Martin. Changing the Cogs: Activists and the Politics of Technology (Canberra: Friends of the Earth, 1979), 84 pages.

Brian Martin. Activist speaking and Activist writing. Unpublished, 1978, revised 2010. Two chapters written for a book to be published by Friends of the Earth that did not eventuate. Each one focuses on uranium mining and nuclear power.

Brian Martin. Academics and the environment: a critique of the Australian National University's Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies. Ecologist, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 224-232 (July 1977).


Review of Tatiana Bazzichelli (ed.), Whistleblowing for Change, in The Whistle (Newsletter of Whistleblowers Australia), No. 109, January 2022, pp. 5-6