Covert repertoires: Ecotage in the UK

  title={Covert repertoires: Ecotage in the UK},
  author={Alexandra Plows and Derek Wall and Brian Doherty},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  pages={199 - 219}
Ecological sabotage (ecotage) has been a feature of the more radical parts of the environmental movement in the Western world for several decades. While it may be perceived as being the preserve of underground cells of 'eco-terrorists', in the UK those who carry out small-scale acts of sabotage are also often engaged in relatively conventional political activity; view sabotage as a complement to other action, not as an end in itself; and are committed to avoiding physical harm to people… 

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