What are the political ramifications of globalization? 

How has globalization developed over the past 30 years? What are its political implications? In this year’s University of Essex Government Regius lecture, “The Politics of Globalization: The World Economy and Domestic Politics,” Helen Milner, the B. C. Forbes Professor … Continue reading

New cloud tool allows authors to annotate article proofs online

The process from article acceptance to publication can, at times, feel drawn out and lengthy. In an effort to speed up turnaround times and support our authors and editors through the publication process, SAGE Publishing has teamed up with our … Continue reading

New Social Science Bites Podcast: Sandy Pentland on Social Physics

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, January 2017  For Alex “Sandy” Pentland, one of the best-known and widely cited computational social scientists in the world, these are halcyon days for his field.  One of the creators of the MIT Media Lab … Continue reading

SAGE Connection's Most-Read Blog Posts of 2016

SAGE Connection's top 10 most-visited blog posts of this year are in and the insights they include range from classroom tips to environmental sustainability to research methods to big data. From timeless tips from 2012 to recent event coverage, read through the … Continue reading

Blogs that change the world: The Duckies 2017 open for nominations

In recent times, blogs have provided platforms used to challenge contemporary thought, express new ideas, and even allow its authors to publish anonymously in countries where speech is censored. In these current turbulent political times, the study and discussion of … Continue reading

Little Green Books Contest—win 40 Little Green Books!

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of SAGE's Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) Series, known as Little Green Books, we’re offering the chance to win 40 Little Green Books for your students, library, or personal research. From now until … Continue reading

What is scholarly research saying 5 months after Brexit?

In the wake of one of the most significant democratic decisions of the last decade, scholarly research is more important than ever in providing expert insights, in-depth observations, and nuanced perspectives. Exactly five months on, SAGE Publishing is providing free … Continue reading

“Survey Tips for Librarians” webinar recording and slides Earlier this month, we held the webinar Survey Tips for Librarians with survey research expert and University of British Columbia professor Lesley Andres. Sharing her top tips on creating and deploying effective surveys, Lesley explained how librarians can use surveys … Continue reading

The Obstacles to Big Data Research: Details from a SAGE Survey

This post originally appeared on MethodSpace here and was reposted with permission By Michael Todd, MethodSpace Editor The authors of a new white paper on trends in big data research in the social sciences posited that because ‘big data’ is … Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal about Big Data? Analysis Rids Social Security Forecasts of Bias

For decades since its origins in Depression-era America, Social Security – the superannuation insurance program for the United States -- has relied on having enough money in the bank to cover the checks its pays out to retirees. And so, … Continue reading

Index on Censorship Magazine wins Special Interest Editor of the Year Award

Rachael Jolley, editor of the Index on Censorship Magazine, published by SAGE Publishing, has won the Special Interest Editor of the Year award from the British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME). Announced last night at a glittering ceremony at the … Continue reading

The Sources of Big Data: Details From a SAGE Survey

This post originally appeared on MethodSpace here and was reposted with permission By Michael Todd, MethodSpace Editor When natural scientists grapple with big data, they almost inevitably receive raw information from instruments that were designed to provide them the material … Continue reading

The changing field of research methods- Part 8

How will innovations in research methods affect teaching and research? That was the underlying question during a panel discussion hosted by SAGE Publishing at the 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology. “Big Data, New Skills,” saw Jerry Coulton chair a panel … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Who decides what is a world-class university?

How do we decide what is a world-class university? Who decides? How do they decide? In this free webinar, the role of university rankings in the global higher education market is explored. There is a plethora of studies about the … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Survey Tips for Librarians

Librarians use surveys to measure user behavior, gather information on the resources patrons are looking for, and for feedback on library services. Join us on November 15th for a free webinar during which survey research expert Lesley Andres, Professor, Department … Continue reading