Tips for scholars writing an op-ed

Tips for scholars writing an op-ed

“We need to apply the science of communication to the communication of science”  - Preston Manning While the study of communicating will ...

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Peter Ghosh on Max Weber and ‘The Protestant Ethic’

Max Weber, the German-born sociologist and philosopher, is one of the canonical figures in the creation of social science. And like any canonical figure, his legacy lies in hands of his subsequent interpreters. Karl Emil Maximilian Weber’s current interpreter-in-chief, Oxford … Continue reading

Special Issue: Bodies, sexualities and gender

Guest editors: Wendy Harcourt and Thanh-Dam Truong   From Gender, Technology and Development This special issue on Bodies, Sexualities and Gender looks at changes in technology and gender in relation to sexuality, embodiment, and development. The issue features the latest … Continue reading

Emotions while waiting for a lung transplantation

Emotions while awaiting lung transplantation: A comprehensive qualitative analysis Health From Health Psychology Open In long-lasting or chronic illnesses, emotions – particularly negative ones – have been described in relation to adaptive strategies to preserve a sense of normality. Among … Continue reading

Newsletter Signals SAGE’s Belief in Authors and Editors

This November saw the debut of Signal, a semi-annual newsletter for SAGE authors and editors that keeps our extended family informed about the company and the activities of our community. This not only includes products such as new journals and … Continue reading

Netflix: A signifier for shifts within the media landscape

Is this TVIV? On Netflix, TVIII and binge-watching From New Media & Society Since its introduction in 2007 Netflix has grown significantly. It may be best understood as a signifier for shifts within the media landscape. This article is concerned … Continue reading

Tips for teaching statistics to social science students

On December 9th, Manfred te Grotenhuis, professor of sociology at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands and SAGE author, presented his project ‘Get Your Kicks from Statistics’ at the Wharton QS’ Reimagine Education conference, University of Pennsylvania. The conference brought … Continue reading

Openability of rigid plastic containers with peelable lids: Accessibility of packaging by older people

Investigating openability of rigid plastic containers with peelable lids: The link between human strength and grip and opening forces From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science As society ages there is a growing … Continue reading

Tips for scholars writing an op-ed

“We need to apply the science of communication to the communication of science”  - Preston Manning While the study of communicating will never be an exact science, it certainly behooves researchers to take some time to study the best ways … Continue reading

Special Issue - Focus: Nursing in crisis?

Guest editor: Tony Butterworth From Journal of Research in Nursing This special issue provides international reflection on the work of nurses and some of the difficulties they face in the present and near future. It offers insights into some questions … Continue reading

Call for Proposals: New Editor of Educational Neuroscience

SAGE is on the lookout for an editor of our latest open access title, Educational Neuroscience (EdN). A journal in two parts, EdN will boast hybrid research, with one section centered around neurological features and implications, and the other focusing on … Continue reading

Are the benefits of breast milk stimulant worth the risk?

Use of Domperidone as a Galactagogue Drug: A Systematic Review of the Benefit-Risk Ratio From Journal of Human Lactation  Most women can make all the milk their baby needs, but some mothers turn to medications to help increase their supply. … Continue reading

New resource for young scholars studying public administration and policy

Michael Scicchitano is the editor of the SAGE Journal State and Local Government Review, a professor at the University of Florida, and the founder of a new program to assist young scholars in public administration and policy. Read his introduction … Continue reading

An introduction to SAGE Language Services

SAGE is proud to announce the launch of SAGE Language Services, a new online source that provides pre-submission manuscript preparation services that lower obstacles to publication that many authors face. SAGE Language Services offers four key tools for authors: Language Editing: This … Continue reading

SAGE book gets shortlisted in the CMI Management Book of the Year Award

SAGE was recently delighted to learn that one of our books, Organizations and Management in Cross Cultural Context by Zeynep Aycan, Rabindra N. Kanungo and Manuel Mendonca, has been shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management Book of the … Continue reading

Guidance on protection against radon exposure

ICRP Publication 126: Radiological Protection against Radon Exposure From Annals of the ICRP The radioactive gas radon is a ubiquitous source of exposure and a recognised source of lung cancer, second only to smoking. It is present in all buildings … Continue reading