Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement

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Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement. / O'Brien, Thomas Anthony.

In: Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 9, No. 3, 30.07.2013, p. 287-299.

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O'Brien, TA 2013, 'Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement', Journal of Civil Society, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 287-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2013.818267

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O'Brien, T. A. (2013). Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement. Journal of Civil Society, 9(3), 287-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2013.818267

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O'Brien TA. Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement. Journal of Civil Society. 2013 Jul 30;9(3):287-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2013.818267

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O'Brien, Thomas Anthony. / Fragmentation or Evolution? Understanding Change Within the New Zealand Environmental Movement. In: Journal of Civil Society. 2013 ; Vol. 9, No. 3. pp. 287-299.

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