Doing Our Bit

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Book 68
Bridget Williams Books
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 In 2013, Murdoch Stephens began a campaign to double New Zealand’s refugee quota. Inspired by his time living in Aleppo, Syria, over the next five years he built the campaign into a mainstream national movement – one that contributed to the first growth in New Zealand’s refugee quota in thirty years. Doing Our Bit is an insider’s account of political campaigning in New Zealand. This BWB Text is essential reading for anyone interested in grassroots campaigning or how political change happens in New Zealand.
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About the author

 Murdoch Stephens began the Doing Our Bit campaign to double New Zealand's refugee quota in June 2013. He has published dozens of opinion editorials, academic articles and book chapters on New Zealand's refugee quota and the country's response to the refugee crisis. He recently completed a PhD focussed on how four contemporary critical theorists have written of climate change. A version of that work was published as Critical Environmental Communication: How does critique respond to the urgency of climate change? in 2018 by Lexington. He is also the editor of Lawrence & Gibson publishing which has released two dozen books since he founded it with friends in 2005. He was born and raised in Waitepeka, South Otago and now flats in Wellington.

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Publisher
Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Aug 17, 2018
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9781988545202
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Language
English
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