See you next week in Charleston, South Carolina!

See you next week in Charleston, South Carolina!

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

How one professor successfully created an "Africentric" course

In part two of our interview with the winners of the SAGE/CSWE Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Education, we had a quick chat with Leslie Hollingsworth, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Her “africentric” approach … Continue reading

How to use screencasting to improve students' research methods

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting took place on October 23-26 in Tampa, Florida, bringing a variety of people in social work education together to promote and discuss the big issues in social work. SAGE was a … Continue reading

Middle school dilemma: Girls' body image affected by older peers

Contextualizing ‘Student Body’: Is Exposure to Older Students Associated with Body Dissatisfaction in Female Early Adolescents From Psychology of Women Quarterly The media is highly criticized for contributing to body image issues in adolescents. However, this study finds a different … Continue reading

See you next week in Charleston, South Carolina!

earnest /ˈərnəst/: resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction (Google, 2014). SAGE is delighted to once again be joining the important conversations that take place annually at the Charleston Conference. This year’s conference, themed “The Importance of Being Earnest,” will … Continue reading

Tracking the Provenance of Corruption

A version of this post originally appeared on Social Science Space here and has been republished with kind permission of the Social Science Space Editor.  As finance ministers from the G20 countries met in Australia last month, The ONE Campaign pressed them … Continue reading

Exploring traditional and cyber forms of sibling bullying

Sibling bullying perpetration associations with gender, grade, peer perpetration, trait anger, and moral disengagement From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Substantial research exists for both traditional bullying and cyberbullying among schoolchildren.  However, sibling bullying seems a neglected issue despite its pervasiveness at home … Continue reading

ESRC Festival of Social Science: A celebration of social science in the UK

When SAGE was founded, nearly 50 years ago, our founder Sara Miller McCune firmly believed that publishing engaged scholarship could change the way that we look at the world. This has remained an integral belief of SAGE. Social science research … Continue reading

Relationship quality and levels of the ‘love hormone’ Oxytocin

Relationship quality and oxytocin Influence of stable and modifiable aspects of relationships From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships The main aim of this paper was to examine the competing hypotheses regarding the association between relationship quality and circulating oxytocin … Continue reading

The Importance of Action Research

What is action research? Who is it for, who is it carried out by, why do we need it? “I’ve been asked to think about a definition for action research,” Mary Brydon-Miller – co-editor of The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action … Continue reading

OA Week Interview Series – Meet the editors of Research & Politics

For the last in our interview series for OA week, we are delighted to have been able to speak to both  Professor Bernard Steunenberg and Professor Scott McClurg, editors for Research and Politics. Here is what they had to say about the … Continue reading

OA Week Interview Series - Meet the editor of Global Qualitative Nursing Research

Today, we are delighted to share a recent chat we had with Dr. Janice Morse, of the University of Utah, Editor-in-Chief of Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR). GQNR is a new OA journal which published its first article in January of this year. … Continue reading

What are the implications of APCs for scholars without paying institutions?

In a new article published today on SAGE Open, Dr. ­Jørgen Burchardt discusses the viability of open access publications, particularly for scholars without institution funding. Dr. Burchadt has extensive experience in the relatively short history of open access. He helped … Continue reading

Energy and Society

From Theory, Culture & Society Following the birth of fossil fuels in the late 18th century there has been a shift for them now to have systemic dysfunctional consequences. The articles in this issue examine how Energy indeed is the … Continue reading

OA Week Interview Series – Meet the editor of Global Pediatric Health

Earlier this year, SAGE launched a new open access journal designed to promote health issues of children that are common to all regions of the world, Global Pediatric Health (GPH). Ahead of Open Access Week, we had a quick chat … Continue reading

Free Webinar - Teaching Research Methods: How to Make it Meaningful to Students

How do you capture your students’ attention in your Research Methods course?  What works, and what doesn’t?  What are some of the challenges you face, and how do you overcome them? Join SAGE authors Gregg Van Ryzin and Dahlia Remler … Continue reading