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: Entrepreneurship as a Career Option: Do Temporary Workers Have the Competencies, Intention and Willingness to Become Entrepreneurs?

From Journal of Entrepreneurship In the last few years, deep changes have occurred in the labor market. For some time, careers were based on environmental stability, hierarchical organizational structures, a continuous exchange between employer and employee and growing economy Presently, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: New curriculum raises kidney awareness

Open access journal comes to SAGE Publishing with six-part series on kidney care and treatment From Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease A new series on core curriculum for kidney specialists has been released by the Canadian Journal of Kidney … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  Special issue: Unfolding emergence and re-animating the causal flow

Guest editors: David Jaclin and Philippe Theophanidis From Social Science Information           This issue brings together various scholars, with various perspectives to experiment with the very possibility of emergence(s) in research itself. Authors were invited to make sense of the concept … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Implication of alcohol consumption on aggregate wellbeing

From Perspectives in Public Health The recognition that alcohol consumption has implications that go beyond the individual to adversely affect his or her families and society is gaining momentum. For example in 2006, 83,180 individuals (46,825 from acute and 36,355 … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Fall and Television Noir

From Television and New Media This article analyzes the Belfast-set BBC series The Fall (2013–) as an illustrative example of television noir. It aims to use noir scholarship to investigate The Fall’s complex gender politics and genre position, and, more … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why Asia’s Oldest Democracy is Bound to Fail

From Journal of Developing Societies It is argued that the Philippine “procedural–electoral democracy” is still far from being “consolidated” as in the levels similar to advanced liberal democracies in Northern Europe or North America. This article provides a general overview … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Parenting in the Shadow of Ferguson: Racial Socialization Practices in Context

From Youth and Society Black parents have long faced the task of explaining the meaning of race to their children and preparing them for racist experiences. Parents may be especially prone to discuss race when they or their children directly … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police

Article title: “Contagious Accountability” - A Global Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police From Criminal Justice and Behavior Police body-worn cameras (BWCs) are becoming a common feature in the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight Special Issue: Reconstituting Race in Youth Studies

Guest editors: Bethan Harries, Sumi Hollingworth and Malcolm James From Young There has been a separation between the study of race, racism and youth studies. Other areas of research, including education studies, cultural studies and the sociology of race and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: A giant that may eat us: The missing social purpose of Journalism for Facebook

From British Journalism Review Facebook has created and defined an entirely new industry between media, communications and entertainment that we call “social media”, taking full advantage of the vast opportunity of unregulated business with a global audience. Facebook speaks little … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The brand personality of rocks: A critical evaluation of a brand personality scale

From Marketing Theory 2016 Economics Ig Nobel Prize Winner The concept of brand personality (BP) dates back to the 1950s but it was not until Aaker’s (1997) article that BP developed into a significant branch of academic research. Formally defining … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Reading in the Age of the Internet

Guest editors: Daniel Allington and Stephen Pihlaja From Language and Literature  Reading has changed with consumer adoption of digital technologies, and its changes are many: from the new ways in which users of such technologies can now access texts to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight : Let’s stay home and watch TV: The benefits of shared media use for close relationships

From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Sharing a social identity is a key component of interdependence in romantic relationships.. When people lack a shared circle of friends with their partners, sharing media like TV shows, books, and movies with … Continue reading

Special Issue: Advances in the Assessment of Perfectionism

Guest editors: Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt From Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment Perfectionism is a growing problem with recent research suggesting that as many as three in ten young people are characterized by maladaptive forms of perfectionism. The … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Conducting research with minimally verbal participants with autism spectrum disorder

Article + Podcast From Autism Until recently, most published research studies on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) did not include older minimally verbal individuals. The term “minimally verbal” is used in cases in which an individual has very limited use of … Continue reading