Aidan Ricketts LLB(Hons)(UQ), LLM(QUT) Aidan Ricketts is an experienced social and environmental activist as well as a prominent activism educator, academic and writer having published extensively in this field both in academic journals and book chapters. Aiden’s upcoming book on community activism, The Activists Handbook: a step-by-step guide to participatory democracy ISBN: 9781848135925, is available for pre-order from Zed Books. Aidan is also a qualified and experienced educational designer and has applied this knowledge in the writing and design of an interactive CD ROM activist training resource entitled “Changing the World” . Recently Aidan taught at the University of the South Pacific in Vanuatu, providing legal education across twelve different Pacific nations, he is currently employed at Southern Cross University School of Law and Justice.
The activists' handbook: a step-by-step guide to participatory democracy, School of Law and Justice (2012)
'The Activists' Handbook' is a powerful guide to grassroots activism. A priceless resource for everyone...
Recognising rights for nature: a negotiation of principle and pragmatism (with Anne Louise Schillmoller), Transformations (2012)
Corporate claims to fundamental rights: life liberty and immunity to commercial regulation, Journal of South Pacific Law (2009)
Corporate liability for manslaughter: the need for further reform (with Heidi Avolio), Southern Cross University Law Review (2009)
Common law principles underpinning corporate criminal responsibility for death by corporate negligence - statutory reform...
Teaching constitutional law to Fiji students, Journal of Australian Law Teachers Association (2009)
In this paper the author reflects upon the challenges of teaching, and more importantly the...
Theatre of protest: the magnifying effects of theatre in direct action, Journal of Australian Studies (2006)
The first act of imagination required of any social change activist is the vision of...
Threshold concepts: 'loaded' knowledge of critical eduction?, Threshhold concepts and transformational learning (2009)
Theatre of protest: the magnifying effects of theatre in direct action (Book chapter), Parading ourselves (2007)
Om Gaia Dudes, the north east forest alliance old growth forest campaign, Belonging in the rainbow region : cultural perspectives on the NSW North Coast (2003)
‘Om gaia dudes’: the North East Forest Alliance’s old-growth forest campaign, Belonging in the Rainbow region: cultural perspectives on the NSW North Coast (2003)
The authors explore what it means to belong through various contexts: music and other creative...
Beyond anthropocentrism and back again (with Alessandro Pelizzon), Australia's third wild law conference: Earth jurisprudence: building theory and practice (2011)
Encouraging student collaboration and engagement online: showcase of online course design, Edulink-SideCAP Final Dissemination Event (2010)
Teaching constitutional law to Fiji students: law order and the rule of what?, The Doctor as GOD, The Corporation as QUEEN, What about the Country: 64th Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference (2009)
Online education in the South Pacific, Asia Pacific Initiative Conference (2008)