Cultural Agency: Dance, Democracy and Tourism in Bahia, Brazil

Spring 2013

Listed in: Special Seminar, as COLQ-230; Lucia M. Suarez (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Sara Smith.

  • Overview
  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Web Resources
  • Journals

Overview

brainstorming your topic

Materials for the annotation exercise:

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Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Anthropological Index Online (1970 to present)

AnthroSource (1988 to present)
Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource indexes 100 years of anthropological material.

Latin American Newsletters (1967 to present)
Daily news from Latin America translated and with analysis.

Political Science Database (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Full-text articles from leading political science and international relations journals.

Social Science Database (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies)
Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.

Arts & Humanities Database
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.

ECLAC: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (1951 to present)
Indexes about 3,000 journals and 7,000 books per year.

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

Performing arts database (1864 to present)
Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, opera, film, television and more.

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

Web Resources

Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO’s mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.

UNESCO's office in Brazil

UNESDOC - UNESCO publications database

 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.

Brazil's ministry of tourism