Category Archives: Politics

How the Social & Behavioral Sciences Get Funded in the US: an Infographic

This is an edited version of a blog post from Social Science Space that was reposted here with permission. Donald Trump’s victory of the White House along with Republicans holding onto control of both houses of Congress has left many … Continue reading

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Shortlist for the Duckies 2017 revealed

We’re delighted to share the news that the shortlist for the Duckies, more formally known as the International Studies Association’s (ISA) Online Media Caucus Awards, 2017 has been announced! Celebrating online achievement in International Studies, the Duckies, sponsored by SAGE Publishing … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Representing social science in national-security-related modeling and simulation

Guest Editors: Paul K Davis , and Angela O’Mahony From The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation For some years, US defense officials have admonished the modeling and simulation (M&S) community to go beyond modeling military “kinetics” to address complex … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: American Government: Stories of a Nation

Author: Scott F. Abernathy – University of Minnesota American Government: Stories of a Nation is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Real People. Real Stories. Real Politics Politics involves people, from many backgrounds, struggling to make their voices heard. Real … Continue reading

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What are the political ramifications of globalization? 

How has globalization developed over the past 30 years? What are its political implications? In this year’s University of Essex Government Regius lecture, “The Politics of Globalization: The World Economy and Domestic Politics,” Helen Milner, the B. C. Forbes Professor … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Disaster Response in Turkey

Article title: Disaster Response in Turkey: Conditions Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration and Implications for Effectiveness From Administration & Society Local communities bear the brunt of natural disasters worldwide and play a decisive role in mitigating their impacts. “Inclusory or community-based disaster … Continue reading

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Blogs that change the world: The Duckies 2017 open for nominations

In recent times, blogs have provided platforms used to challenge contemporary thought, express new ideas, and even allow its authors to publish anonymously in countries where speech is censored. In these current turbulent political times, the study and discussion of … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal about Big Data? New Data Methods Combat Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering – the process of remapping voting districts to aid those currently in power —  has been an American political tradition since 1812 until the present day. This month, for example, the U.S. Supreme Court heard testimony on two gerrymandering … Continue reading

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The PSA Awards 2016 highlight an extraordinary year in politics

In the year that proved “voters always have the last word”, last night the Political Studies Association (PSA) honored noteworthy academics, journalists, politicians, political campaigners and policy-makers who have made significant contributions to the conduct and study of politics.  SAGE’s President … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Violent and Non-Violent Political Islam in a Global Context

From Political Studies Review The role of political Islam, or Islamism, in shaping the identities, the culture and the social outlook of today’s Muslims has taken centre stage in scholarly debates well beyond the niche field of terrorism studies. Political … Continue reading

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Connecting with the community: Researchers on the economic benefits of marijuana tourism

Dr. Soo Kang is an Associate Professor in the Hospitality Management Program at Colorado State University (CSU). Her main research area is consumer behaviors in the hospitality and tourism areas. She has conducted research studies on residents’ quality of life … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election

Article title: The threat of increasing diversity: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations What accounts for the widespread support for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential race? This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: New Study: Are voters influenced by campaign visits?

Article title: What The Heck Are We Doing in Ottumwa, Anyway? Presidential Candidate Visits and Their Political Consequence Special issue: Elections in America From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Despite their extensive national press … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Study finds that views of swing voters do not matter much to presidential candidates

From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Despite the familiar belief that candidates must appeal to the “moderate middle” of the voting public in order to win elections, U.S. presidential candidates routinely take less-than moderate positions … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Online Special Issue: Agnes Heller

Guest Edited by John Rundell From Thesis Eleven This online special issue is a collection of papers written by Agnes Heller for Thesis Eleven. These works extend over a period of 35 years and were written in the context of … Continue reading

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