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On SAGE Insight: Development of musical abilities: Computer-based assessments

Article title: Development of musical abilities: Cross-sectional computer-based assessments in educational contexts From Psychology of Music The impacts of musical training have been examined in numerous contexts, and results show that it not only develops musical abilities, but also has … Continue reading

Free Webinar-The Power of Stories: Engaging your American Government Students

There is a growing body of research that points to the power of stories in helping students learn and remember core content. Please join SAGE / CQ Press author and award-winning professor Scott Abernathy (University of Minnesota) for a discussion … Continue reading

How to get published: notes from an editor

This post first appeared on the ESRC blog on March 21st 2017  Mila Steele is a Publisher at SAGE Publishing, where she leads the research methods textbook programme. SAGE partnered with the ESRC to sponsor this year’s ESRC writing competition, … Continue reading

16 free articles for World Autism Awareness Week

By Eleanor Howell, Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing At least 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. World Autism Awareness Week (running from 27 March–2 April 2017) is an initiative set up by the National Autistic Society (NAS) in order to raise … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Hillsborough and a theological reflection on the role of the Church of England

Article title: Hillsborough and the Church of England From Theology Hillsborough was the biggest sporting disaster in British football. The original inquests returned a verdict of ‘accidental death’. For over 20 years the families of the 96 who died and … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Why Do They Do It? Tips for Teaching Intro Criminology

If you're a criminology professor, you may be wondering how you can more fully engage your students. Whether you've been teaching for 20 years or 2 years, it's likely that you've encountered challenges in your classroom. Join SAGE author and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students

From The Journal of School Nursing Throughout the United States, there has been a rise in public discourse about transgender people and transgender issues. Much of this attention stems from passed and proposed anti-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or … Continue reading

Adapting Social Network Analysis to Age of Big Data

“Social networks,” reads a passage in the new book, Social Network Analysis: Methods and Examples, “have been a defining feature of society since the early dawn of humanity – people have always interacted with each other or have made friends … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Towards data justice? The ambiguity of anti-surveillance resistance in political activism

From Big Data & Society The Snowden leaks provided substantial evidence for the extensive nature of surveillance rooted in the mass collection of digitally enabled data (or Big Data) and illustrated the intricate relationship between the infrastructures of our everyday … Continue reading

How should Holocaust education be taught in schools?

By James Clark, Education Editor, SAGE Publishing At the official launch of Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles’ new book, Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education, leading Holocaust education figures and scholars spoke about the role and importance of Holocaust education in … Continue reading

5 Reasons to visit the SAGE Booth at ACRL

It’s that time again, folks. ACRL’s annual meeting starts next week! With so much to do and see, it’s a good idea to plan out everything you want to experience. So, we’ve gathered the top 5 reasons for you make a stop … Continue reading

Whose Work Most Influenced You? A Social Science Bites Retrospective, Part 2

The Communist Manifesto. Novelist Don DeLillo’s account of a big moment in baseball. Works by Wittgenstein and Foucault. And a famous –and shocking – behavioral experiment.  These are a few of the supremely inspiring works which have influenced some of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Meaning of Ending Life in Prison

Special Section: End of Life in Correctional Settings in France, Switzerland, UK, and the United States From Journal of Correctional Health Care The ending of life in custody should be controversial. Deaths in prison raise issues of accountability, legitimacy, and … Continue reading

The Spectacular Success of Quantitative Social Science

In the final video of a 10-part series based on political scientist Gary King’s address to academics and policymakers last year on Capitol Hill, the head of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science asks the audience what university research has … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The European Journal of Social Theory at twenty years - Anniversary Special Issue

Guest Editor: Gerard Delanty From European Journal of Social Theory This special issue marks the twentieth anniversary of the EJST and offers an opportunity to reflect on the current position of social theory in light of the past two decades but with … Continue reading