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

Developing SAGE Research Methods to Meet Teaching Needs

By Melissa Crowley, Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing Research Methods has been at the core of SAGE Publishing’s mission since the early 1970s. The first methods book, Public Policy Evaluation, was released in 1970, followed by the launch of Sociological Methods … Continue reading

Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering Fields?

By Kaitlin Pollard, Editorial Assistant, Management INK, SAGE Publishing This piece was originally posted in Management INK, a blog highlighting top scholarship and catering to academics, researchers and practitioners in the Management and Business fields. To say that women are underrepresented … Continue reading

On Sage Insight: Crime among young Moroccan men in the Netherlands: Does their regional origin matter?

From European Journal of Criminology The aim of this study is to address an important question in the migration sociology of criminality. Unlike the first immigrant generation, the second generation is often characterized by high crime rates. It has now … Continue reading

On Sage Insight: Special Issue: Teacher Education in TESOL – Keep Up or Keep On?

From RELC Journal This special issue brings together a wide variety of articles that illustrate current understanding of teacher learning in language teaching. The issue is devoted to second language teacher education (SLTE) and contains a range of articles that … Continue reading

Deadline extended for Charleston Photo Contest!

How does your library support research in new or unique ways? The 2016 Charleston Photo Contest, now ending May 13, gives you a chance to attend the upcoming Charleston Conference and express how your library helps connect researchers with the information … Continue reading

You're Invited: The Big Deal about Big Data with Dr. Gary King

If you are going to be in the Washington, DC area on May 11th and would like to learn about Big Data and its potential applications for public policy, we hope you will join us! Register now. Not in DC … Continue reading

On Sage Insight: Special Issue: Gang Ethos in Literature and Film

From Cultural Dynamics Gang studies have become an intricate area with roots in, among others, sociology, criminology, law, history, psychology and anthropology . The Special Issue compiles selected contributions from a workshop held in the School of Modern Languages and … Continue reading

Nico Calavita’s Incremental Advance to Scholarly Activism

Originally published on Social Science Space April 2016 Nico Calavita is, by his own admission, a sort of accidental activist scholar. During a 30-year career at the San Diego State University’s Graduate Program in City Planning, Calavita was repeatedly asked by … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Two Models of Teacher Accountability

Article title: Two Models of Teacher Accountability - Toward an Explanation for the Disappointing Results of Some Market-Based School Reforms From Administration & Society One of the pivotal concerns of applied social science in general and public administrations in particular … Continue reading

The changing field of research methods- Part 1

Academia, associated research disciplines and practices continue to change, be this the way that they are taught, researched or engaged with.  One of the largest, and somewhat misrepresented fields behind academia – research methods – is also experiencing its own … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  International relations in the prison of Political Science

From International Relations In recent decades, the discipline of International Relations (IR) has experienced both dramatic institutional growth and unprecedented intellectual enrichment. And yet, it has still not generated any ‘big ideas’ that have impacted across the human sciences. In … Continue reading

Free Webinar- From Publication to the Public: Expanding your research beyond academia

What are the benefits – expected and unexpected -- of translating your research for the general public? • How do you pitch your research story to the media? • When writing for the media or the public, how do you … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience

Article title: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience over the school year: The roles of teacher support, self-appraisals, and emotional reactivity From International Journal of Behavioral Development It seems that students should learn more when they engage actively in … Continue reading

How does your library support research in new or unique ways? (Prizes for top photos!)

Every day, librarians help patrons find the information (and confidence) they need to tackle research projects. How are librarians addressing student and researchers’ diverse needs, and what do these strategies look like in action? From now until April 23rd, send … Continue reading

5 ways that Libraries Transform

Recognizing the critical and evolving role of libraries in the digital age, the theme of this year’s National Library Week (and their ongoing public awareness campaign) is “Libraries Transform.” In support of this observance and of libraries everywhere, we asked some of … Continue reading