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: State of Urgency: The Humanities in South Africa

Special Issue From Arts and Humanities in Higher Education For just over 20 years after the formal dismantling of apartheid embodied in the adoption of South Africa’s new Constitution, what we are witnessing is a living on of the past, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Social Media for Academics

Author: Mark Carrigan Social Media for Academics is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor?

Article title: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor? The case of Kolkata, India From Environment and Urbanization Economic growth and the accompanying urbanization are linked to rising energy consumption and production of greenhouse gas emissions. There is growing recognition of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Trump Show

From Television & New Media This paper outlines how Donald Trump’s emergence as the Republican front-runner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has triggered analysis of reality TV’s impact on the political process. Across blog posts, op-eds, and think pieces, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Disaster Response in Turkey

Article title: Disaster Response in Turkey: Conditions Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration and Implications for Effectiveness From Administration & Society Local communities bear the brunt of natural disasters worldwide and play a decisive role in mitigating their impacts. “Inclusory or community-based disaster … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: (How) Does Obesity Harm Academic Performance?

From Sociology of Education As higher rates of obesity have become a modern reality, understanding the pathways through which obesity is associated with lower socioeconomic outcomes such as educational performance remains an important task for social scientists. This study contributes … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Impact of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 on Trends in Federal Sex Trafficking Cases

From Criminal Justice Policy Review Trafficking of individuals for forced labor and illegal sexual activity is a serious crime that has received increasing attention in recent years from the media, victim advocacy groups, policymakers, and law-enforcement officials. Attention has been … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Role of Hedonic Behavior in Reducing Perceived Risk: Evidence from Post-Earthquake Mobile App Data

From Psychological Science This paper investigates the behavioral and psychological underpinnings of human recovery from a disaster using mobile big data. Disaster recovery has often been considered a physical or economic phenomenon, authors explore the human element of disaster recovery by … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence

Article title: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Exploration of the Process and Limitations of Its Influence From Violence against women Worldwide, in 2010, an estimated 30% of women ages 15 and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Tactical urbanism: Towards an evolutionary cities’ approach?

From Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design Tactical urbanism initiatives have been interpreted as an alternative and a challenge to formal spatial planning tools to the need for a more responsive planning system. This paper analyses tactical urbanism initiatives … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The after-effects of youth  unemployment

Article title: The after-effects of youth  unemployment: More vulnerable persons are less  likely to succeed in Youth  Guarantee programs From Economic and Industrial Democracy Unemployment creates significant psychological and physiological distress for the individual concerned. It has a variety of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The mitigating role of ecological health assets in adolescent cyberbullying victimization

From Youth & Society Over the last decade, cyberbullying has emerged as a public health concern among young people. Cyberbullying refers to intentional harmful behaviors and communication carried out repeatedly using electronic media. Online activity has become an integral aspect … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: HIV Screening and the Affordable Care Act

From American Journal of Men’s Health Men continue to bear disproportionate accounts of HIV diagnoses. Provider-initiated HIV screening continues to be a barrier in the United States, as HIV screening practices among care providers fail to meet federal guidelines and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Examining the Role of Psychological Ownership and Feedback in Customer Empowerment Strategies

From Journal of Creating Value Customer co-creation and customer empowerment strategies are emerging topics in both marketing practice and research. The shift from traditional value creation to joint value creation of companies and customers encourages consumers to participate in corporate … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Understanding Climate-Induced Migration Through Computational Modeling

Article title: Understanding Climate-Induced Migration Through Computational Modeling: A Critical Overview with Guidance for Future Efforts From Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology (JDMS) Climate change has the potential to displace large populations in many parts of … Continue reading