SAGE Insight

Welcome! SAGE Insight puts the spotlight on research published in our 1,000+ 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:

On SAGE Insight: The link between superbugs and hospital outsourced cleaners

Article title: Superbugs versus outsourced cleaners: Employment Arrangements and the Spread of Health Care–Associated Infections From ILR Review On any given day, one in every 25 patients in U.S. hospitals has a health care–associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI)—one of a … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Experienced journalists offer tips on how to spot “fake news”

Article title: Reel-time news: As “fake news” dominates headlines, Index’s global team of experienced journalists offers tips on how to spot falsehoods before you click and share From Index on Censorship Manipulating news and discrediting the media are techniques that … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is it possible to remain anonymous when Tech giants and governments are out to get our data?

Article title: Your cover is shown: Tech giants and governments are out to get your data. Soon it might be impossible to remain anonymous From Index on Censorship 23As a new law presses New York’s police to make public their … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The library in the research culture of the university

A case study of Victoria University Library From IFLA Journal This article presents a case study of Victoria University (VU) Library as a relatively young university library contributing to the development of an institution’s nascent research culture. VU Library endeavors … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: American libraries in 2016

Creating their future by connecting, collaborating and building community From IFLA Journal This article presents an overview of the American library landscape and explains the trends and challenges American libraries are facing.  The United States has a vibrant and diverse … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: In honor of National Library Week, check out these free articles on data  literacy & data management plans

From Journal of Librarianship and Information Science and IFLA Journal  Data literacy for researchers and data librarians: This paper aims to paint a picture of the importance of data, to give insight into the related behavior of the research community … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Comparing news coverage of protests in non-Western contexts

Article title: Protesting the Paradigm - A Comparative Study of News Coverage of Protests in Brazil, China, and India From The International Journal of Press/Politics This study assesses the scope and applicability of the “protest paradigm” in non-Western contexts by … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Nursing ethics in the context of assisted dying

Guest Editor: Settimio Monteverde From Nursing Ethics This special issue of Nursing -Ethics explores different perspectives and possible future directions of  nursing in the context of assisted dying. There is a need for a deeper analysis from the perspective of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue on Feeling Communities

From The Indian Economic & Social History Review This special issue on ‘Feeling Communities’ aims to show how the systematic inclusion of emotions can enhance our understanding of groups and communities. The articles in this special issue in their majority … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Managerial Values and Organizational Identities in the Developing World

Guest Editors: Anirvan Pant and Abhoy K.Ojha From Journal of Human Values Managerial values are abstract ideals that act as guiding principles for managing enterprises. Organizational identities connote the central, enduring, and distinctive features of an organization’s self-definition. There is … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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