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: Targeting night-time economy venues when promoting rape prevention discourse

Article title: Location, libation and leisure: An examination of the use of licensed venues to help challenge sexual violence From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal Anti-rape campaign messages have increasingly targeted men in order to educate them on the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The agenda-setting power of fake news: A big data analysis

Article title: The agenda-setting power of fake news: A big data analysis of the online media landscape from 2014 to 2016 From New Media & Society In late 2016, as the US election day approached, “fake news” gained growing public … Continue reading

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 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 art in the … 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

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

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

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

On SAGE Insight: Social capital and knowledge sharing in academic research teams

From International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS) In the past two decades, competition among universities has become globalized, and higher education systems are under intense pressure to improve their services. Universities have to respond to many types of pressure, such as … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism

Article title: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism: Links with autism severity and emotional and behavioral problems From Autism This study provides a broad perspective of bullying in a sample of students with autism spectrum disorder in a special educational … Continue reading