Enabling Emergence: The Bentley Blockade and the Struggle for a Gasfield Free Northern Rivers

Annie Kia and Aiden Ricketts’ latest article explores the movement-building and blockade phases of the emergence of Gasfield Free Northern Rivers, with specific reference to the use of principles derived from complexity theory and from David Snowden’s related Cynefin framework.  The article tells the story of the emergence of the movementthrough reflection and contemporaneous sources, but also refers to some relevant academic literature in relation to social movement organisation and complexity theory. [As published in the Law Review Volume 19 2018]