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: 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

On SAGE Insight: Why the voting age should be lowered to 16

From Politics, Philosophy & Economics Within a democratic system, the right to vote is the most basic component of membership of the polis. The question of the correct minimum voting age has re-entered the public political debate in Europe in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  Global Spine Congress 2017 Abstracts Special Issue

From Global Spine Journal The Global Spine Congress Milan, Italy May 3-6, 2017 was unique in its approach to sharing knowledge and developing new approaches to the treatment of spinal disorders in order to help advance spine care. The congress … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: How do students with debt fare in community college?

Article title: Impact of Community College Student Debt Levels on Credit Accumulation,” From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Community college students who borrow up to $1,999 in student loans during their first two years … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue on Understanding Migration Patterns and Migrant Experiences in Asia

From Environment and Urbanization ASIA In today’s globalized world, understanding the patterns of human mobility is key for development experts to create relevant strategies for human survival and development. Complex economic and political reasons fuel migration patterns within Asia and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Analyzing Visual Presentation Styles of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the final Presidential TV Debate

Article title: Visual Presentation Style 2: Influences on Perceptions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Based on Visual Presentation Style During the Third 2016 Presidential Debate From American Behavioral Scientist This paper analyzes the third and final 2016 US presidential … Continue reading