Category Archives: Gender & Sexuality

SAGE Publishing Celebrates International Women’s Day

For people around the world, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women whilst also providing a focused international platform to highlight some of the issues around gender that face our cultures. Since our founding, by a female … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Free articles to mark International Women’s Day

A selection of free journal articles to mark International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond the Chilly Climate: The Salience of Gender in Women’s Academic Careers Gender & Society DOI: 10.1177/0891243216681494 The Dynamics of Women’s Empowerment: A Critical Appraisal Social Change DOI: … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women’s Participation in Electoral Politics in India

Article title: Women’s Participation in Electoral Politics in India Silent Feminisation From South Asia Research Women’s active participation in electoral competitions is a valid indicator of the efficacious growth of democracy in any country of the world today. As an … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Ambiguities and dilemmas around #MeToo: #ForHow Long and #WhereTo?

From European Journal of Women’s Studies This editorial recognizes that hardly a day has passed since the accusations of sexual harassment against US film producer Harvey Weinstein in October 2017 without a new allegation being made. Within days after the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A Gender Lens on Religion

From Gender & Society The genesis for this special issue rests in concerns about the marginalized status of gender within the subfield of sociology of religion and the lackluster interest in religion among sociologists of gender.  It is believed that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The sociology of sexual harassment and assault – a selection of free articles

The issue of sexual assault, the deceit, the gender stereotypes and the level of taboo surrounding the topic, has once again hit our mainstream news agenda. Yet what is less talked about in these debates is the resulting impact that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Free access to 4 must-read articles to mark Woman’s Equality Day

Various Journals SAGE is delighted to offer free access to 4 must-read articles to mark Woman’s Equality Day taking place on Saturday, Aug 26th 2017. ‘Trapped’ by metaphors for organizations: Thinking and seeing women’s equality and inequality Human Relations First Published March … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue on: Women and girls on the autism spectrum

William Mandy, Meng-Chuan Lai From Autism There is a burgeoning interest, among autistic people and their families, clinicians, researchers and the general public, in the characteristics and experiences of girls and women on the autism spectrum. This Special Issue includes studies … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Are We Really Colour-blind? The Normalization of Mass Female Incarceration

From Race and Justice The sharp rise in female incarceration rates in both the United States and New Zealand has received increased attention. Even more pressing are the racial disparities among imprisoned females. It has been well established that the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Intersectionality and Credibility in Child Sexual Assault Trials

From Gender & Society For this study, the authors draw data from sexual assault jury trials involving child victim-witnesses, a group rarely studied within the ethnographic context of the courtroom. The study explores the ways defense attorneys use commonly held … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Masculinity nostalgia: How war and occupation inspire a yearning for gender order

From Security Dialogue War and occupation have altered the economic and political environment in the West Bank. Checkpoints, significant changes in industry and economic relations, as well as migration and displacement have all drastically altered daily life for Palestinians. This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students

From The Journal of School Nursing Throughout the United States, there has been a rise in public discourse about transgender people and transgender issues. Much of this attention stems from passed and proposed anti-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Misogyny Online- A Short (and Brutish) History

Author: Emma A. Jane – University of New South Wales, Australia Misogyny Online Misogyny Online – A Short (and Brutish) History is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Misogyny Online explores the worldwide phenomenon of gendered cyberhate … Continue reading

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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

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On SAGE Insight: Sexual violence in Iraq: Challenges for transnational feminist politics

From European Journal of Women’s Studies Recent developments in Iraq, in neighboring Syria and elsewhere in the region where the so-called Islamic State ( ISIS/Daesh) has taken foothold, clearly raise the bar in terms of dehumanizing atrocities. The accounts of … Continue reading

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