2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2010 paper by the Berkman Center at Harvard University on frameworks for evaluating activism in the Internet age, particularly in repressive environments.
2010 report by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society on global usage of Web-based tools designed to circumvent Internet content filtering.
2009 paper in International Studies Quarterly on the impact of media freedom on human rights, dependant on the presence of other democratic institutions
2011 study in the Policy & Internet Journal on claims that mass email techniques used to mobilize people reduce activist energy.
Report from U.S. federal joint commission updating legal and human rights overview of China.
2011 study by the Pew Research Center on levels of trust, tolerance and engagement among social networking users.
2010 study by Perspectives on Politics on Internet usage and patterns of participatory inequality in American politics.
Pew Research Center report surveying online participation during election season.
2011 study from University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University on the potential consequences of early voting methods.