Digital Activism Bibliography BooksDigital Activism Bibliography

This list, initially compiled by David Faris of Roosevelt University, identifies readings and media resources for the study and instruction of digital activism at the undergraduate and graduate level.  You can follow the title links to purchase the resources or view them for free, depending on the publication options available.  Please considering suggesting additional resources using the form at the bottom of the page.  View the resources…


Digital Activism Data Set

Activism Data Sets

The Global Digital Activism Data Set (GDADS) is but one project aiming to create quantitative data on activist campaigns and events.  This annotated list of open access activism data curates similar projects, included a data set of US protest events between 1960 and 1995, a set of 10 million “dyadic” events involving the interactions of two public actors, and the Global Nonviolent Action Database. You can also suggest the addition of a new data set.   View the data sets…




Research Methods



Digital Activism Research Methods

Digital activism is a new practice and an even newer object of academic research.  This bibliography brings together useful methodological texts for the study of digital activism.  While the bibliography is strongest on content analysis, the method used to create the GDADS, books on social movement analysis and event analysis are also suggested.  You can also suggest an addition to the list using the form at the bottom of the page. View the methodological resources…