Articles by Peter Gardner

August 10, 2022

The global spread of Extinction Rebellion through mass protest

Peter Gardner
Extinction Rebellion was created in 2018 by a small band of activists in Bristol, UK. By summer 2021, it was active in 79 countries across all continents bar Antarctica. Pete Gardner, Tiago Carvalho and Maria Valenstain argue that mass protest was key to the movement’s spread around the globe
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Peter Gardner
Lecturer in Sociology, University of York

Peter received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge in 2017.

His research interests include environmental movements, climate politics, contentious politics, and political sociology.

His prior research focused on ethnolinguistic movements in postconflict societies.

He tweets @PeteGardner111

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