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

What are the political ramifications of globalization? 

How has globalization developed over the past 30 years? What are its political implications? In this year’s University of Essex Government Regius lecture, “The Politics of Globalization: The World Economy and Domestic Politics,” Helen Milner, the B. C. Forbes Professor … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor?

Article title: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor? The case of Kolkata, India From Environment and Urbanization Economic growth and the accompanying urbanization are linked to rising energy consumption and production of greenhouse gas emissions. There is growing recognition of … Continue reading

Please Sweat the Small Stuff (When Working for Student Success)

This post originally appeared on Social Science Space here and was reposted with permission By Michael Todd, Social Science Space Editor The turn-of-the-millennium mantra of ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff’ is exactly the wrong message for ensuring that American students both get … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Trump Show

From Television & New Media This paper outlines how Donald Trump’s emergence as the Republican front-runner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has triggered analysis of reality TV’s impact on the political process. Across blog posts, op-eds, and think pieces, … Continue reading

Tips on Supporting an Entrepreneurial Environment on Campus

When thinking about supporting entrepreneurship on campus,  what academic disciplines come to mind? In today’s world of higher ed, entrepreneurship is certainly a focus for the business realm of academia, but more and more a subject broached among  a range of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Disaster Response in Turkey

Article title: Disaster Response in Turkey: Conditions Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration and Implications for Effectiveness From Administration & Society Local communities bear the brunt of natural disasters worldwide and play a decisive role in mitigating their impacts. “Inclusory or community-based disaster … Continue reading

New cloud tool allows authors to annotate article proofs online

The process from article acceptance to publication can, at times, feel drawn out and lengthy. In an effort to speed up turnaround times and support our authors and editors through the publication process, SAGE Publishing has teamed up with our … Continue reading

Scholarship Winner Gives Insight on Evolving Technology in Libraries

 Jaimie L. Kicklighter is the recipient of the 2016 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media. Currently, Kicklighter works as a library technical specialist at Auburn University Special Collections & Archives. After earning her MLS, Kicklight wants to work with … Continue reading

Learning Effectively with Case Studies

A Conversation between  Professor Noah Barsky, PhD. and Former MBA Student and now Business Consultant Lidya Tkacs detailing business case studies NB: Hello. It’s great to see you; thanks for taking the time to share your insights and experience with case based business … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: (How) Does Obesity Harm Academic Performance?

From Sociology of Education As higher rates of obesity have become a modern reality, understanding the pathways through which obesity is associated with lower socioeconomic outcomes such as educational performance remains an important task for social scientists. This study contributes … Continue reading

Learn How to Use Metadata to Enhance Usage of Streaming Data

As video becomes more widely used in academic settings and in research, how can librarians help patrons navigate the sea of video available to them to find quality content from authoritative sources? Now more than ever, searching for video requires … Continue reading

Big Data Much Better Than People at Determining Keywords

“Humans, I’m going to make the case, are horrible at picking keywords,” claims Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, during a talk last year on Capitol Hill. “… I’m going to convince you that you … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Impact of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 on Trends in Federal Sex Trafficking Cases

From Criminal Justice Policy Review Trafficking of individuals for forced labor and illegal sexual activity is a serious crime that has received increasing attention in recent years from the media, victim advocacy groups, policymakers, and law-enforcement officials. Attention has been … Continue reading

Get tips, demos, and treats at the SAGE Booth during ALA Midwinter

Join us at the SAGE Publishing Booth (#812) during the ALA Midwinter conference in Atlanta, Georgia from January 20-24. Enjoy desserts while we discuss the new platform for SAGE journals, or breakfast snacks while you get faculty outreach tips from a former … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Role of Hedonic Behavior in Reducing Perceived Risk: Evidence from Post-Earthquake Mobile App Data

From Psychological Science This paper investigates the behavioral and psychological underpinnings of human recovery from a disaster using mobile big data. Disaster recovery has often been considered a physical or economic phenomenon, authors explore the human element of disaster recovery by … Continue reading