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

On SAGE Insight: Corporal punishment and adult antisocial behavior

Article title: Corporal punishment and adult antisocial behavior: A comparison of dyadic concordance types and an evaluation of mediating mechanisms in Asia, Europe, and North America Special Section: Parental Discipline and Child Adjustment From International Journal of Behavioral Development Corporal … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Digital Representations: Opportunities for Re-Using and Publishing Digital Qualitative Data

Guest Editors Louise Corti, University of Essex Libby Bishop, University of Essex Nigel Fielding, University of Essex From SAGE Open This collection of papers comprises five contributions with a social science or social historical perspective that present the current state of the … Continue reading

How librarians can support political scholarship and participation

We’re pleased to announce Julie Leuzinger, a political science librarian and the head of library learning services at the University of North Texas, as the winner of the 2017 Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press award. The award celebrates Julie’s support of political scholarship … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Binge eating and binge drinking among adolescents: The role of drinking and eating motives

From Journal of Health Psychology This study aimed to investigate the motivations underlying binge eating and binge drinking behaviors in a sample of adolescents. No known research has been carried out which looks at the motivations for both binge eating … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Exploring fatherhood norms and identifying norm patterns: What should a Russian father be like?

Article title: What should a Russian father be like? Exploring fatherhood norms and identifying norm patterns among inhabitants of Saint Petersburg From International Political Science Review Research on fathering, male role models, masculinity and fatherhood has expanded significantly in the … Continue reading

Get the scoop on supporting student success at the ALA Annual conference

The ALA Annual conference starts next week and we couldn’t be more excited to catch up with everyone! We’re also delighted to host some fun events, activities, and informative presentations themed around supporting student success. Check out the full schedule … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Symphonic Social Science and the Future for Big Data Research

Article title: Speaking Sociologically with Big Data: Symphonic Social Science and the Future for Big Data Research From Sociology Recent years have seen persistent tension between proponents of big data analytics, using new forms of digital data to make computational … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Food safety and tackling obesity

From Perspectives in Public Health Almost every day there is a food health scare story in the news; from salt to sugar, allergens to hygiene, and obesity, the health condition costing billions of pounds a year. How do we process … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Swiping me off my feet: Explicating relationship initiation on Tinder

From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Recent advancements in communication technology enable billions of people to connect using mobile phones. Now, with a finger swipe, mobile apps increase convenience due to readily accessible smartphone capabilities, geolocation features, and user-friendly … Continue reading

How to engage your group of library supporters

Each year, United for Libraries and SAGE Publishing team up to award an outstanding leader of a Friends of the Library group for an academic library with a travel grant to the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This year’s … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Can foreign aid be used as a counterterrorism tool?

Article title: Foreign Aid as a Counterterrorism Tool: More Liberty, Less Terror? From: Journal of Conflict Resolution Preventing terrorist attacks is one of the most significant challenges that nation-states face today. The urgency and importance of this problem creates strong incentives … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Whither climate change post-Paris?

From The Anthropocene Review The Paris Climate Agreement has been welcomed by many as providing a remarkably strong basis for global action on anthropogenically mediated climate change, by underpinning a highly ambitious, very clever and forward-looking political process. While it … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: To Vote or Not to Vote - How Criminal Violence Shapes Electoral Participation

From Journal of Conflict Resolution One of the most intriguing findings in the literature on political behavior is that victims of violence are more likely to participate in politics than nonvictims. Our current understanding of the relationship between political participation … Continue reading

How librarians can help researchers get the most out of their data

Many librarians today are tackling the new challenges of understanding, storing, curating, and analyzing research data. In the webinar “Big Data to the Big Picture: Helping Researchers Get the Most of Their Data” (recording below), Caroline Muglia, Head of Resource … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Rare Complications of Cervical Spine Surgery

From Global Spine Journal This entire special issue of Global Spine Journal is devoted to:“Rare Complications of Cervical Spine Surgery.” This was a combined effort of some of the leading cervical spine surgeons in North America, who pooled their clinical … Continue reading