Category Archives: SAGE Insight

On SAGE Insight: Negative spaces: Terrorist attempts to erase cultural history and the critical media coverage

From Media, War & Conflict Marking Banned Books Week 2018 This study explores the long-term impact of a deliberate destruction of a cultural ground to understand how these historic sites will come to be perceived after they are gone. In … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Marking Banned Books Week with Free Access to a selection of must-read Index on Censorship Articles

From Index on Censorship Special focus: Book fairs and freedoms: Controversies at Frankfurt and Gothenburg book fairs are leading to arguments about the freedom to speak and appear at these events Dominic Hinde, Ola Larsmo, Tobias Voss, First Published December … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Unpublished Alan Turing studies could provide an alternative to the evaluation of diagnostic tests

Article title: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination: Relation to the C-statistic From Statistical Methods in Medical Research We are entering a new era of “precision medicine” where prevention and treatment is based on tests that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Preparations for Old Age and Well-Being in Later Life in Thailand: Gender Matters?

From Journal of Applied Gerontology Longer life expectancy and increasing proportions of older persons within countries are contributing to growing interest among researchers and policy makers in how individuals and societies are preparing for population aging. Thailand is no exception. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Racial Disparities in Student Debt and the Reproduction of the Fragile Black Middle Class

From Sociology of Race and Ethnicity A growing literature recognizes that student loan debt is racialized and disproportionately affects youth of color, especially black youth. In this study, the authors expand on this research and ask whether black-white disparities in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Insufficient Economic Convergence in the World Economy: How Do Economists Explain Why Too Many Countries Do Not Catch-up?

From Agrarian South Development is disappointing in most developing countries, at least when it is measured in terms of converging productivity and living standards with those common in developed countries. This is in sharp contrast to the optimistic prediction of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Marking Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Toward a Biology-Driven Treatment Strategy for Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma

From Clinical Medicine Insights: Blood Disorders To mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2018, SAGE is delighted to offer free access to this great article on SAGE Insight. T-cell and natural killer–cell lymphomas are a relatively rare and heterogeneous group of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Audio Description in the UK: What works, what doesn’t, and understanding the need for personalising access

From British Journal of Visual Impairment Audio Description for film and television is a pre-recorded track that uses verbal descriptions to provide information on visual aspects of a film or TV programme. In the UK, it is currently the only … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: “Listen to your body”: Participants’ alternative to science in online health discussions

From Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine This paper presents a discursive psychological analysis of how the idiomatic expression “Listen to Your Body” is deployed in online forum discussions about ADHD medication and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: New research proposes using local data in exposing problem areas and resolving malnutrition

Article title: Lost in Aggregation: The Geographic Distribution of Kwashiorkor From Food and Nutrition Bulletin Kwashiorkor, one of the most extreme forms of malnutrition, is estimated to affect more than a hundred thousand children annually. The condition can make a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Long Working Hours and the Risk of Chronic Disease

From Social Change A discernible change in trends and nature of occupation and working hours over time has changed the prevalence of disease among people. One’s work environment, especially work stress and characteristics of the job play an important role … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Microplastics and the marine environment

The accumulation and dispersion of plastics in the oceans has gone from being a preoccupation of only the most ardent and dedicated eco-warriors to become one of the leading environmental concerns, up there with climatic change, amongst the general population … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why do young people join parties? The influence of individual resources on motivation

From Party Politics         Party membership is usually explained either by resource-based models such as the socioeconomic standard model or with the incentives that a membership can provide. The former approach stresses the role of skills, availability, and social position, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women, work and industrial relations in Australia in 2017

From Journal Industrial Relations Throughout 2017, public interest, parliamentary debate and academic research about women, work and industrial relations centred around a few key themes: pay and income inequality, health and well-being at work and the intersection of paid and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Data Sharing in Psychology

Article details: Data Sharing in Psychology: A Survey on Barriers and Preconditions From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Despite its potential to accelerate academic progress in psychological science, public data sharing remains relatively uncommon. The aim of … Continue reading

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