Category Archives: Politics

On SAGE Insight: Democracy and Police Violence

In February of 2015 The Guardian reported that the Chicago police department were using a warehouse known as Homan Square as a black site to detain and interrogate criminal suspects, who have accused the police of torture and cruel treatment … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Do political parties listen to the(ir) public? Public opinion–party linkage on specific policy issues

From Party Politics Political parties are a crucial link between the public and policy outcomes. However, few studies have considered who political parties are responsive to when they take positions on specific policy proposals. In many normative definitions of democratic … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Identity best explains the #NeverTrump movement

With Donald Trump’s surprise election in 2016, many commentators argue that the Republican Party is in the midst of a transformation.  What is the nature of this transformation?  Specifically, why are some Republicans loyal supporters of the president while others … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The ‘ideal perpetrator’: The French National Railways and the social construction of accountability

From Security Dialogue While countless individuals, organizations, and companies made the Holocaust possible, for the past decade the French National Railways company (Société nationale des chemins de fer français, SNCF) has been one of the few entities finding itself embroiled … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Future of Urban Populism

From New Labor Forum America’s cities are the key vectors for progressive change in the next decade. Most large cities contain a majority non-white population with a hunger for change. Young white progressives are also flocking to cities searching for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: ‘Youthquake’: How and Why Young People Reshaped the Political Landscape in 2017

From Political Insight The shock UK 2017 General Election result was widely characterized as a ‘youthquake’, with a dramatic surge in support for Labour among younger voters. In this paper the authors investigate the new trend that could have profound … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making

Article title: Policy-driven evidence: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making From Critical Social Policy Brexit was unprecedented, it reflects a rise in right-wing parties and sentiment across western democracies and was not entirely unforeseen. Donald Trump subsequently … 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: Why Did a Majority of White Women Vote for Trump?

From New Labor Forum This paper examines the recent American election where Trump beat Clinton to become the President of the USA, and discusses the role of the female vote in his win. No single fact about the highly improbable … 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: How can we construct better defenses against future cyber-attacks?

Special Issue: Model-Driven Paradigms for Integrated Approaches to Cyber Defense Guest Editor: Alexander Kott From Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation (JDMS) Published in Association with Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) How can we ensure that our cyber security … 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: Special Issue: Populism in world politics

Guest Editors: Vedi R Hadiz and Angelos Chryssogelos From International Political Science Review The rise of populism has been witnessed in multiple world regions over the last three decades. Consequently, academic research on populism has expanded significantly. This research, however, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How perceptions of immigrants trigger feelings of economic and cultural threats in two welfare states

From European Union Politics Immigration is increasing in developed societies. Former somewhat liberal immigration policies have caused this increase, particularly in Western European countries. In contrast, various societal actors are skeptical of immigration.  Better understanding of attitudes toward immigration is … Continue reading

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