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Class page: Audrey Antee - Literacy and Social Activism: Journal Articles
The relationship between literacy and social movements, social justice.
Students can access articles from our searchable online library databases (see suggestions below) simply by logging into myFSCJ and clicking on Library and Learning Commons. From this LibGuide, students can access the article list below (see "Sample articles on topic") simply by clicking on the title as long as they are logged through the college website. Databases provide full-text for many articles, MLA citations, and email options.
Article Databases for Researching Social Activism and Literacy
(EBSCO) - Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
(ProQuest) - From business and political science to literature and psychology, this product provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. It includes more than 3,820 titles—over 2,550 in full text—from 1971 forward.
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Sample articles on topic:
(Re)Tweeting in the service of protest: Digital composition and circulation in the Occupy Wall Street movement
Joel Penney, Caroline Dadas First Published March 15, 2013 Research Article
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Volume: 16 issue: 1, page(s): 74-90
Article first published online: March 15, 2013; Issue published: February 1, 2014
Joel Penney, Caroline Dadas
Meta-synthesis of Literacy for the Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups.Camilli-Trujillo, Celia and Max Römer-Pieretti. "Meta-Synthesis of Literacy for the Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups." ["Metasíntesis en alfabetización para el empoderamiento de grupos vulnerables"]. Comunicar, vol. 25, no. 53, 10/1/2017, pp. 9-18. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3916/C53-2017-01.
RICHARD RORTY'S SOCIAL HOPE AND COMMUNITY LITERACY.Deans, Thomas1. "Richard Rorty's Social Hope and Community Literacy." Community Literacy Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, Mar. 2009, pp. 3-18. EBSCOhost, db08.linccweb.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eue&AN=44307170&site=ehost-live.
Speaking Out for Social Justice: The Problems and Possibilities of US Women's Prison and Jail Writing Workshops.Jacobi, Tobi. "Speaking out for Social Justice: The Problems and Possibilities of US Women's Prison and Jail Writing Workshops." Critical Survey, vol. 23, no. 3, Sept. 2011, pp. 40-54. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3167/cs.2011.230304.
Jacobi T. Speaking Out for Social Justice: The Problems and Possibilities of US Women's Prison and Jail Writing Workshops. Critical Survey [serial on the Internet]. (2011, Sep), [cited November 29, 2017]; 23(3): 40-54. Available from: Academic Search Complete.