Category Archives: SAGE Insight

On SAGE Insight: Relative Education and the Advantage of a College Degree

From American Sociological Review Over the past 80 years, the United States experienced a dramatic increase in college enrollment and completion. In 1950, only 7.7 percent of people in the United States age 25 to 29 had a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: School variation in offending

Article title: School variation in offending: A macro-level strain approach From European Journal of Criminology This study analyses the variance in crime between schools from a contextual strain perspective applied in Stockholm. Since the millennium, Western criminology has been characterized … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A Comparison of Foster Care Reentry After Adoption in Two Large U.S. States

From Research on Social Work Practice The U.S. child welfare system has three essential goals for children who enter foster care: safety, permanence, and well-being. Among the three goals, permanence refers to the achievement of a legal, permanent family living … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Priming Effect of Violent Game Play on Aggression Among Adolescents

From Youth & Society With the rapid development of information technology (IT), playing games has become one of the most popular recreations among adolescents, making them relaxed but altering their views of aggression In particular, adolescents possibly resolve conflicts in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Alcohol policies at student unions in Sweden

Every university in Sweden has one or several student unions. The aim of the unions is to facilitate and promote members’ education, and they are also engaged in organizing social activities for students. Many student unions run their own pubs … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults

Article title: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults: A Research Note From: Race and Justice Police stops are stressful experiences that may be harmful for health. When considered from the perspective of stress research … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Analysis of community-led collaboration to reduce health inequity in a deprived neighbourhood

Article title: A stakeholder analysis of community-led collaboration to reduce health inequity in a deprived neighbourhood in South Korea From Global Health Promotion Health inequity has no simple causes or solutions. People experience health inequity in their lives under systemic … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program

Article title: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program implemented in Israeli elementary and middle schools From New Media & Society In recent years, social networking services have become a major platform through which children and adolescents … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Isolating therapeutic procedures to investigate mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most extensively studied and evidence-based treatment for depression, 47% of the individuals suffering from depression show no response to CBT, and improvement is highly necessary. One way to improve treatments is to find … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Geography of Gender Inequality in International Higher Education

From Journal of Studies in International Education The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Child welfare inequalities in the four nations of the UK

From Journal of Social Work In the public health field, much attention has been paid to measuring and analysing differences in mortality and morbidity between and within countries. While recognising problems in ensuring that data are genuinely comparable between and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The impact of leader‒member exchange on follower performance in light of the larger social network

From Human Relations This article examines the influence of leader‒member exchange on follower job performance in light of the larger social networks in which followers are embedded. Testing multilevel models with data that were gathered using questionnaires from a sample … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction

Article: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction among ordinary users in Jordan From International Journal of Social Psychiatry Facebook has become the most popular social networking site with more than 2.07 billion monthly active users. However, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: That’s Not So Bad, I’ll Eat More! Backfire Effects of Calories-per-Serving Information on Snack Consumption

From Journal of Marketing Calorie information seems to be everywhere, and yet there is still much to learn about how it affects consumption. This article offers a more complete understanding of how provision of calories-per-serving information on a food package … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Article title: Fighting for recognition: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States From New Media & Society Some 25 years after the advent of the World Wide Web, online abuse, especially of women … Continue reading

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