Justice ignited: the dynamics of backfire

By: Brian Martin

  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, Boulder Colorado
  • ISBN Number: 0742540855
  • Publish Date: 2014

Brian is well known to Australian activists for his extensive work around whistle-blowing and resisting repression. His new text deals with tactics against injustice. Case studies include the massacres at Sharpeville and Dili, the 1930 salt march in India, the beating of Rodney King, treatment of whistleblowers, environmental disasters, the invasion of Iraq, Abu Ghraib, torture technology, and terrorism. (ps The publishers offer a discount.)

More materials on backfire strategies to respond to repression of civil society are available from Brian’s excellent website.

Rowman and Littlefield publishers

Brian Martin’s backfire materials and publications

Safeguarding your group (100k PDF) – A guide to help activist groups plan to resist agression and repression. Schwelk Action Wollongong (September 2006).