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This guide contains a history of activist movements, approaches to activism, and resources on sticking up for a cause you believe in.

Global Activism



A selection of Gumberg books/eBooks related to international activist movements.

Subject Headings

Use these subjects in any of our databases or DUQSearch to find books, articles, and more!

Refine these subject searches further by adding the country at the end, e.g. Political activists AND Nigeria. (Note: We've recommended a few databases below!)

Social Movements Animal Rights Movement Feminism OR Women's Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement

LGBTQ+ Rights Movement Grassroots Activism Peace Movements Youth Protest Movements
Hacktivism Internet AND Activism Political Participation

Political Activism