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Community Media in Latin America: Library Workshop Materials

This guide is intended to be a one-stop starting point to guide you on the research proposal assignment for Community Media in Latin America (Joy Hayes, Spring 2013).

Social Media in the 2011 Chilean Student Movement

As a very brief introduction to the topic, we're viewing the BBC video linked here:

You will work with the following materials to evaluate their use in a project similar to your research proposal. You will also think backwards about the types of resources you would use to find them.

  • Bonilla, Frank. “The Student Federation of Chile: 50 Years of Political Action.” Journal of Inter-American Studies 2, no. 3 (July 1960): 311-334.
  • Crites, Byton. "Internet." In Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture, edited by Jay Kinsbruner, vol. 3, 865-867. Detroit: Gale, 2008.
  • Elacqua, Gregory. "The Impact of School Choice and Public Policy on Segregation: Evidence from Chile." International Journal of Educational Development 32, no. 3 (May 2012): 444-453.
  • Federación de Estudiantes de la Universidad de Chile. Comunicaciones FECh, Twitter.
  • García Monge, Diego, José Isla Madariaga, and Pablo Toro Blanco. Los muchachos de antes: Historias de la FECh, 1973-1988. Santiago: Universidad Alberto Hurtado, 2006.
  • Harp, Dustin, Ingrid Bachmann, and Lei Guo. "The Whole Online World is Watching: Profiling Social Networking Sites and Activists in China, Latin America, and the United States." International Journal of Communication 6 (2012): 298-321.
  • Hertog, James K. "Social Movements and Communication." In The International Encyclopedia of Communication, edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, vol. 10, 4696-4701. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2008.
  • Jaksić, Iván, and Sonia Nazario. "Chile." In Student Political Activism: An International Reference Handbook, edited by Philip G. Altbach, 359-370.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.
  • Marsiske, Renate, and Lourdes Alvarado, eds. Movimientos estudiantiles en la historia de América Latina. México, D.F.: Centro de Estudios sobre la Universidad, Universidad Autónoma de México; Plaza y Valdés Editores, 1999-2006.
  • Valenzuela, Sebastián, Arturo Arriagada, and Andrés Scherman. "The Social Media Basis of Youth Protest Behavior: The Case of Chile." Journal of Communication 62, no. 2 (April 2012): 199-314.
  • Vallejo Dowling, Camila. Camila Vallejo Dowling, 2010-.