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Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

Free articles: Reconceptualizing international education for student success

International Education Week (IEW), which occurred this week, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It is a joint initiative between the US Department of State and the US Department of Education which promote … Continue reading

SAGE wins coveted British Book and Production Design Award: Best Use of Cross Media

As award nights in the publishing industry go, last night saw one of the industry’s favourites – the coveted British Book and Production Design Awards take place. A well renowned ceremony showcasing the ‘superb quality of the British book design … Continue reading

Dip in emergency hospital admissions via GPs while figures soar for A&E

Emergency hospital admissions via accident and emergency departments in England: time trend, conceptual framework and policy implications From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Researchers at Imperial College London, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), estimated that … Continue reading

Watch: Pedro Noguera and Sara Miller McCune on Connecting Research with Policy

On Saturday, November 8, some of the world’s top social and behavioral scientists came together with leaders in industry, media, and the community to discuss the best means and policies for improving the urban experience. Titled, “The City,” the Center … Continue reading

Mid–Holocene massive and sudden environmental changes triggered large-scale ecological and cultural shifts

Event reconstruction through Bayesian chronology: Massive mid-Holocene lake-burst triggered large-scale ecological and cultural change From The Holocene Our present environmental and cultural landscapes have essentially been formed during the Holocene period. This study conducted a comprehensive synthesis on the effects … Continue reading

Interested in Theology and Biblical Studies? Enter for a chance to win complimentary subscriptions!

The biggest conference in the Theologian’s academic year is nearly upon us: AAR/SBL 2014.  We here at SAGE are very excited for the upcoming conference, and will be holding a competition for all enthusiastic AAR/SBL attendees to celebrate!  There are … Continue reading

Special issue: Gangs: Group and intergroup dimensions

Guest editors: Jane L. Wood and Howard Giles From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Gangs blight many societies around the globe, yet there is a dearth of social psychological research on the behavior of gangs and their members. This Special … Continue reading

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science celebrates 50 years with 30 days of free access

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! Since 1965, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science has continually broken ground in its exploration of group dynamics, organization development, and social change. The journal has provided scholars the best in research, … Continue reading

SAGE launches Big Data & Society at the Institute for Contemporary Arts

Guest blog post by Lauren Ashby, Editorial Assistant Earlier this year SAGE were delighted to announce the launch of Big Data & Society, a pioneering open access (OA) journal whose “key purpose is to provide a space for connecting debates … Continue reading

SAGE awards for top performing graduates in Sociology at University of Singapore Institute of Management

Since establishing a presence in the Asia Pacific region in 2006, SAGE has made a significant impact in various countries through new publishing partnerships which have helped support local access to research. Over the past few years we have seen … Continue reading

Free Webinar: The Principles of Empowerment Evaluation

Empowerment Evaluation: the use of evaluation concepts, techniques, and findings to foster improvement and self-determination - Foundations of Empowerment Evaluation (2000) Join award-winning author Dr. David Fetterman for an inside look into the rapidly growing field of empowerment evaluation. This … Continue reading

Making Research Methods Meaningful to Students- Your Questions Answered!

On Wednesday, October 29, SAGE authors Gregg Van Ryzin and Dahlia Remler shared their experiences and approach to teaching Research Methods to students in a one-hour webinar. Check it out above and feel free to click through the slides below. … Continue reading

Adolescent sexting, psychosocial difficulties, and risk behaviour

The association between adolescent sexting, psychosocial difficulties and risk behavior From The Journal of School Nursing Adolescent sexting is a serious school safety risk that is associated with several types of health risks and a range of psychosocial conditions. Sexting … Continue reading

Latest Podcast on Social Science Bites: Linda Woodhead on the New Sociology of Religion

For years, social scientists who studied religion tended to see it as the study of something fated to decline and therefore the key, and almost only, question in their hymnbook was, “Do you still go to church?” But as societies … Continue reading

The 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states

Austerity as a global prescription and lessons from the neoliberal Baltic experiment From The Economic and Labour Relations Review This article analyses the 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states. It then gives a genealogy of European … Continue reading