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

Stories of Research to Reality: Kerric Harvey on the Emergence of the Internet

Originally published in Social Science Space July 2015  Kerric Harvey As we celebrate our nation’s independence, we are delighted to bring to you the last taped presentation from our event at our nation’s capital. In early May, SAGE gathered seven social scientists … Continue reading

#SilencedOnCampus - What are the international threats to academic freedom?

This month has seen the launch of the Index on Censorship's July special issue debating academic freedom on campus. Freedom of expression is undermined globally and recently we have seen many examples of this taking place within a University campus … Continue reading

Connecting with the Community: Angie Thorpe on the Discovery Experience

by Lettie Conrad, Executive Manager of Product Analysis, SAGE Angie Thorpe is the Digital User Experience Librarian for the library at Indiana University Kokomo. She caught my eye when she moderated a talk at ER&L 2015 on the performance of … Continue reading

Only 2 weeks remain to enter The World in 2065- the ESRC writing competition in partnership with SAGE

If you’re an Economic Social & Research Council’s (ESRC) funded PhD student who has an idea of what the social sciences will look like in 2065, you have until the 15th of July to enter The World in 2065 to … Continue reading

How should autism be described? A study of the UK’s autism community

From Autism How should we describe autism? How should terminology define it? How should we refer to those affected? These questions have been the subject of great debate within the autism community, especially in light of the revisions to definitions … Continue reading

Are your emotional responses normal or abnormal?

Report examines the difference between normal and abnormal emotion in how we diagnose depression From  Emotion Review We all feel emotion, we all get upset, can feel low, angry and overjoyed, but when do these emotional responses become something of … Continue reading

Introducing “Connecting with the Community,” our new interview blog series

We’re delighted to introduce our new blog series, Connecting with the Community, a collection of interviews with industry experts and forward-thinking minds on topics such as discoverability, research methods, librarianship, tips for writing and researching, the peer review process and … Continue reading

Special issue: Is the Postcolonial Postsecular?

From Critical Research on Religion The postcolonial signifies a historical period, an oppositional stance, or both. It is the time after colonialism, or it is the struggle against colonialism. Colonialism does not simply end; it ends through struggle. That struggle … Continue reading

Tweet your favourite article from the Index on Censorship reading lists to be in with a chance of winning £100 worth of SAGE texts!

Academic freedom is becoming a regular fixture within the mainstream media, as only too frequently it is jeopardised, called into question and challenged. In the latest issue of Index on Censorship, the editorial follows and explores these very issues. To … Continue reading

Stories of Research to Reality: Jim Knight on Invisible Children

Originally published in Social Science Space June 2015 Jim Knight In early May, SAGE gathered seven social scientists on Capitol Hill to tell stories, stories of their disciplines’ impact on society and the economy, and stories of their own academic … Continue reading

Celebrating the impact of the social sciences with the ESRC – News from the awards

      On Wednesday night, we were honoured to both attend and be partner of the Economic Social & Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize 2015 awards ceremony, now in its third year and present the Early Career Research … Continue reading

Rising powers and state transformation: The case of China

From European Journal of International Relations This article draws attention to the transformation of statehood under globalisation as  a crucial dynamic shaping the emergence and conduct of ‘rising powers’. Recently, ‘rising powers’ have gripped scholars and political leaders alike. The … Continue reading

SAGE Signs Open Letter on Innovation, Urging Real Support for Basic Research

The following post was originally published on Social Science Space, and details a letter in support of basic research, of which SAGE was a proud signatory.                   In September of last year, … Continue reading

Adult craze for human breast milk purchased online poses serious health risks

More than a lucrative liquid: the risks for adult consumers of human breast milk bought from the online market From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine The recent craze for human breast milk amongst certain fitness communities, fetishists and … Continue reading

Making a (Discovery) List and Checking it Twice

By, Lettie Conrad, Executive Manager of Product Analysis at SAGE When NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative released recommended practices for publishers to guide our participation in library discovery services, SAGE was pleased to add an ODI conformance statement to our website. … Continue reading