SAGE Insight

Welcome! SAGE Insight puts the spotlight on research published in our 900+ journals. All the articles we link to from this site are free to read for a limited period. Both new and from our archives, the articles on SAGE Insight provide a fresh perspective on major issues facing the public and policy makers. We cover everything from crime to medical practices, from psychology to education. If it’s a topic that you find interesting, use these articles to spread the debate: write about it on your blog, microblog, or newsletter. Link to us, or if you’re a SAGE journals author suggest your article for inclusion.

Here are the most recent posts for SAGE Insight:

0n SAGE Insight: Toward an antifibrotic therapy for inflammatory bowel disease

From United European Gastroenterology Journal Fibrosis in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a largely unresolved clinical problem. Despite recent advances in anti-inflammatory therapies over the last few decades, the occurrence of intestinal strictures in Crohn’s disease patients has not significantly … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Student Engagement as the Predictor of Direct and Indirect Learning Outcomes in the Management Education Context

From Metamorphosis Educational leaders are accountable for assuring and demonstrating the achievement of learning to different stakeholders, such as government, recruiters, parents and students. Therefore, they have to focus on the academic and developmental experience of students and to improve … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Health and Safety for Informal Workers

Guest editors: Francie Lund and Rajen Naidoo From NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy This special edition of New Solutions presents a fundamental challenge to the field of environmental and occupational health and safety (OHS). This … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Thought-time, money-time and the conditions of free academic labour

From Time & Society The aim of this paper is to extend the general critique of academic capitalism to the changes in the nature of academic work time it is bringing about. It is argued that university teaching and research … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Education for Sustainable Development: Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation Expertise in Developing Countries

From Journal of Education for Sustainable Development Sustainable development goals can be advanced through education. Science education that prepares the coming generations for a future that includes sustainable, stable and thriving social and economic development will require multidisciplinary skills. The … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Casting the lean spell: The promotion, dilution and erosion of lean management in the NHS

From Human Relations Lean manufacturing (or ‘lean’) is one of the world’s most influential management ideas. Champions such as high-profile gurus argue that lean principles are appropriate to all kinds of organization in both the public and private sectors. This is … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Online Special Issue: Agnes Heller

Guest Edited by John Rundell From Thesis Eleven This online special issue is a collection of papers written by Agnes Heller for Thesis Eleven. These works extend over a period of 35 years and were written in the context of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: From Brand to Customer

From Journal of Creating Value In the rapidly changing ecommerce scenario, organizations must start thinking and building a customer-centric culture to create value for all stakeholders.  Thanks to the Internet, customers can easily access information about products and brands from … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Bordering practices in the UK welfare system

Themed Section: Welfare Chauvinism From Critical Social Policy   This article within the special section, considers how chauvinistic welfare policies operate as a bordering practice. Taking the UK as an example, it examines a process in which welfare provisions have … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions for homeless people: A systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Homelessness is a social and health issue with serious implications for palliative and end-of-life (EOL) care delivery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence surrounding advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions. … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture?

Article title: Cultural Transformation After Implementation of Crew Resource Management Is It Really Possible? From American Journal of Medical Quality Though healthcare is not without risks or error, hospital employees can support a culture of patient safety by identifying, reporting, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What does ‘green’ open access mean?

Article title: What does ‘green’ open access mean? Tracking twelve years of changes to journal publisher self-archiving policies From Journal of Librarianship and Information This paper seeks to explore publishers’ changing attitudes towards so-called Green open access over a 12-year period. … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What lies beyond neuroticism? An examination of the unique contributions of social-cognitive vulnerabilities to internalizing disorders

From Assessment There is strong interest in a number of relatively stable socialcognitive vulnerabilities (also called clinical traits) that are associated with psychopathology. these vulnerabilities describe individual differences in thoughts, emotional experiences, and behaviors that are hypothesized to be related … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Faking to finish: Women’s accounts of feigning sexual pleasure to end unwanted sex

From Sexualities This study explores the ways in which women account for ‘problem’ sex and the links they made between these accounts and faking orgasm. A group of female undergraduate students in Canada were interviewed around the themes of talking … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Interventions Aimed at Reducing Use of Low-Value Health Services: A Systematic Review

From Medical Care Research and Review This article systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce low-value care and the quality of those studies. As U.S. health care costs continue to outpace inflation, the need for solutions … Continue reading