Category Archives: Culture

On SAGE Insight: Gang glocalization: How the global mediascape creates and shapes local gang realities From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal This article introduces the concept of ‘gang glocalization’ to capture the processes by which global media myths and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: School life on the margins: Slovak Roma pupils negotiating education

From Race & Class Educationalist Chris Searle, in his 2017 article in this journal, drew attention to the ‘scourge of Roma school exclusion’ and highlighted the shocking number of pupils in Sheffield who were being educated outside of mainstream school … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Food and Campus Politics in India

Article title: Food Politics and Counter-Hegemonic Assertion in Indian University Campuses From South Asia Research Recently, heated debates concerning food politics have erupted at some of the most prestigious institutes of higher education in India. Students demand inclusion of beef … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Continuities between life and music

Article title: Hooked on the Blues: Technical and expressive continuities between life and music From Culture & Psychology This article proposes a very specific approach to music, defined as a cultural, material or symbolic tool that intermeshes with certain people’s … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Representations of Disability, Sexuality and Disabled Sex

Article title: Lost in representation: Disabled sex and the aesthetics of the ‘norm’ From Sexualities Recent debates on sex and disability have focused on questions of representation as, after a long exclusion from popular culture, disabled intimacies have emerged in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The European Journal of Social Theory at twenty years – Anniversary Special Issue

Guest Editor: Gerard Delanty From European Journal of Social Theory This special issue marks the twentieth anniversary of the EJST and offers an opportunity to reflect on the current position of social theory in light of the past two decades but with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Culture, Empathy, Gender, and Domestic Violence Predict Animal Abuse in Adolescents

Article title:  “It’s a Dog’s Life”: Culture, Empathy, Gender, and Domestic Violence Predict Animal Abuse in Adolescents— Implications for Societal Health From Journal of Interpersonal Violence This study investigated the ramifications of animal abuse in an environment wherein the national … Continue reading

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A Milestone for the Mainstreaming of LGBTQ Studies

Originally published on Social Science Space August 2016 Although lesbian and gay studies have been a recognized academic discipline for more than a generation – the first undergraduate program in the U.S., for example, is reckoned to have started in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Charlie Hebdo

Guest editor: Isabel Hollis-Touré From French Cultural Studies  The papers in this special issue are taken from a conference on contemporary citizenship after Charlie Hebdo, which was initially cancelled due to concerns about security, and then reinstated. The perpetuation of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Dating out is intercultural – Experience and perceived parent disapproval by ethnicity and immigrant generation

From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Dating and marriage are a common source of disagreement for parents and their young adult children. Parents and young adults differ on the appropriate age to begin dating, on the appropriate pool of … Continue reading

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On Sage Insight: Special Issue: Gang Ethos in Literature and Film

From Cultural Dynamics Gang studies have become an intricate area with roots in, among others, sociology, criminology, law, history, psychology and anthropology . The Special Issue compiles selected contributions from a workshop held in the School of Modern Languages and … Continue reading

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Data Sharing in Historical Perspective

By, Joan E. Sieber, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE) Who me? Share my data with strangers? Aren’t they my competitors? Would they use my data to criticize me? Would they take the credit (through publication) for my hard work? Would they … Continue reading

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Energy and Society

From Theory, Culture & Society Following the birth of fossil fuels in the late 18th century there has been a shift for them now to have systemic dysfunctional consequences. The articles in this issue examine how Energy indeed is the … Continue reading

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Permanent revolution across Arab states: Mohamed Bouazizi’s incendiary ethics of revolt

Permanent Revolution: Mohamed Bouazizi’s Incendiary Ethics of Revolt From Law, Culture and the Humanities This essay stages a reflection on the complex relation that Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy has to violence and revolution. The author proposes to illuminate the ethical dimensions … Continue reading

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Honor and the stigma of mental healthcare

From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin   Mental illness is associated in many cultures with a variety of negative stereotypes, including being dangerous, unpredictable, and weak. Such stereotypes and the discriminatory treatment that can accompany such stereotypes can serve as … Continue reading

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