Speaking Out: Claiming Citizenship, Demanding Rights
A guide to resources for PWR 2CK: Speaking Out: Claiming Citizenship: Membership and Rights in Public Discourse. Course topics include: What does it mean to be a citizen? What are the conditions in which one gains and maintains citizenship? How do we change these conditions if they keep individuals from enjoying full citizenship? What practices constitute good citizenship?
Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.
- "Citizenship," in Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society. (online only)
- Encyclopedia of American immigration. 3 vols. (IC)
- Governments of the world: a global guide to citizens' rights and responsibilities. 4 vols., also online (IC)
- Immigration and asylum: from 1900 to the present. 3 vols. (IC)
- International migration outlook. Annual report by the OECD. (IC Stats)
- Citizenship acquisition and national belonging: migration, membership and the liberal democratic state.
- Narratives of citizenship: indigenous and diasporic peoples unsettle the nation-state.
*BROWSE call number JC571 in Bing Wing, West Stacks W4.
BROWSE online- limit by TOPIC on the left
- Academic Search Premier - "choose databases" to add: Alternative Press Index, America: History and Life, Left Index
- Congressional Research Service Reports - for DREAM Act, current topics
- Refworld = Refmonde. A collection of databases developed by the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
- Research Library - ProQuest general database, add PAIS International in print(Public Affairs Information Service); good political source, 1915-, add more at the top of the page.
- F.A.I.R.: Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting - media criticism, online news sources - including alternative news, publishes EXTRA! (online and in Current Periodicals)
- Znet: a community of people committed to social change
- Pew Research Center topics: Immigration