Category Archives: Politics

4 ways to support science after the march

This past Saturday, millions of scientists, researchers, policymakers, and citizens participated in the first ever “March for Science” to highlight the value of science to society and the critical need for scientific funding. Some of our own staff participated in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How do emotions affect public opinion on the European Union?: Fear, anger and enthusiasm about the EU

Article title: Fear, anger and enthusiasm about the European Union: Effects of emotional reactions on public preferences towards European integration From European Union Politics How do emotions affect public opinion on the European Union? This article advances existing literature that … Continue reading

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Activist-Scholar Award Goes to Economist Samuel Myers Jr.

Originally posted on Social Science Space April 2017 Samuel Myers Jr. What we know and what we can prove are often quite separate, as any good scientist or lawyer will testify. Understanding that, Samuel L. Myers, Jr., has spent his career … Continue reading

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Archived Webinar: Marijuana on the Mind – A Primer for Policymakers

Originally published on Social Science Space March 27, 2017. “Policy has clearly outpaced science” in the United States on the issue of legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational use, say two researchers from Harvard University and McLean Hospital, a psychiatric … Continue reading

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Free Webinar-The Power of Stories: Engaging your American Government Students

There is a growing body of research that points to the power of stories in helping students learn and remember core content. Please join SAGE / CQ Press author and award-winning professor Scott Abernathy (University of Minnesota) for a discussion … Continue reading

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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 2017, more formally known as the Online Achievement In International Studies (OAIS) Awards, has been announced! Celebrating online achievement in International Studies, the Duckies, sponsored by SAGE Publishing since their … 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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