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On SAGE Insight: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism

Article title: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism: Links with autism severity and emotional and behavioral problems From Autism This study provides a broad perspective of bullying in a sample of students with autism spectrum disorder in a special educational … Continue reading

How to teach American Government using real-life stories

Some educators naturally use stories—from pop culture, news, or current events, etc.—to relate concepts and ideas to their students. When instructors truly understand the power of storytelling, as SAGE Publishing author Scott Abernathy explains in the recorded webinar below, they … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why the voting age should be lowered to 16

From Politics, Philosophy & Economics Within a democratic system, the right to vote is the most basic component of membership of the polis. The question of the correct minimum voting age has re-entered the public political debate in Europe in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  Global Spine Congress 2017 Abstracts Special Issue

From Global Spine Journal The Global Spine Congress Milan, Italy May 3-6, 2017 was unique in its approach to sharing knowledge and developing new approaches to the treatment of spinal disorders in order to help advance spine care. The congress … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: How do students with debt fare in community college?

Article title: Impact of Community College Student Debt Levels on Credit Accumulation,” From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Community college students who borrow up to $1,999 in student loans during their first two years … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue on Understanding Migration Patterns and Migrant Experiences in Asia

From Environment and Urbanization ASIA In today’s globalized world, understanding the patterns of human mobility is key for development experts to create relevant strategies for human survival and development. Complex economic and political reasons fuel migration patterns within Asia and … Continue reading

Is the lack of reviewer recognition putting research at risk?

Publons co-founder Andrew Preston outlines the online tools' new initiative to better support reviewer recognition. Giving better recognition to reviewers and highlighting their expertise, Publons state, could have a very positive impact on the world of scholarly research. Peer review … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Analyzing Visual Presentation Styles of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the final Presidential TV Debate

Article title: Visual Presentation Style 2: Influences on Perceptions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Based on Visual Presentation Style During the Third 2016 Presidential Debate From American Behavioral Scientist This paper analyzes the third and final 2016 US presidential … Continue reading

5 Ways to Take Your Entrepreneurship Teaching to the Next Level

If you’re going to teach an entrepreneurship class, you probably won’t approach it the same way as you would a normal class. By nature, entrepreneurship requires adaptability and creativity. In the archived webinar below, Dr. Heidi M. Neck, professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services

Article title: Rapid review of evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services From Journal of Medical Screening Screening participation is spread differently across populations, according to factors such as ethnicity or socioeconomic status. This paper reviews the … Continue reading

How has nursing practice developed over the past year?

From mental health to critical care, nursing is a dynamic field of study and practice, one which is continually changing and presenting new challenges and areas for development. In celebration of International Nurses Day we’ve spoken to academics and practitioners … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Turmeric Linked to Childhood Lead-Poisoning

Article title: Ground Turmeric as a Source of Lead Exposure in the United States From Public Health Reports Financially motivated adulteration of spices is a long-standing and important public health problem worldwide. Today, adulteration of turmeric with leadchromate, which is … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Practices of monitoring and modeling air pollution data

Article title: Developing a feeling for error: Practices of monitoring and modeling air pollution data From Big Data & Society This paper is based on ethnographic research of data practices in a public health project called Weather Health and Air … Continue reading

Case in Point: Developing a Unique Healthcare Model

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) went into effect, the healthcare industry experienced the largest expansion of US government involvement since Medicare and Medicaid. This shift in government involvement created a ripe environment for government-subsidized clinics … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: A right to clean air in EU law?

Article title: A right to clean air in EU law? Using litigation to progress from procedural to substantive environmental rights From Environmental Law Review European environmental non-governmental organisations (‘NGOs’) increasingly resort to litigation as a tool to protect the environment. … Continue reading