Category Archives: social science

New Social Science Bites podcast: Jennifer Hochschild on Race in America

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, December 2016  Between a series of high-profile shootings of black men by police and the election of Donald Trump by a bifurcated electorate, the racial divide in the United States has achieved a renewed … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Special issue: Unfolding emergence and re-animating the causal flow

Guest editors: David Jaclin and Philippe Theophanidis From Social Science Information           This issue brings together various scholars, with various perspectives to experiment with the very possibility of emergence(s) in research itself. Authors were invited to make sense of the concept … Continue reading

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CASBS, SAGE Seek to Honor Academics or Researchers With Policy Successes

Every year the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and SAGE Publishing (the parent of Social Science Space) award someone who has made an outstanding contribution by using social and behavioral research to address or … Continue reading

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Archived Webinar: Fostering a Scientifically Informed Populace

Originally published on Social Science Space October 2016 How do we decide whether to vaccinate our children? Or eat genetically engineered foods? Accept human causes of climate change? Determine whether to take narcotics for pain? Know whether nuclear energy is … Continue reading

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SAGE Publishing sponsors DataKind’s Autumn DataDive

90% of the worlds’ data has been created in the last two years and whilst this ocean of data has potential for social scientists, as of yet, it is not being fully harnessed. This provides great opportunities, but the successful … Continue reading

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‘Elections in America’ webinar recording with extended Q&A

Originally published on Social Science Space in September 2016  In a year of important votes perhaps nothing has gripped the United States, and the world, like the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for the presidency of the United … Continue reading

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Latest Social Science Bites: Michael Billig on the Royal Family and Nationalism

Originally posted on Social Science Space here.  One of the values of the social sciences,” argues Michael Billig, “is to investigate what people take for granted and to bring it to the surface.” In this Social Science Bites podcast, Billing, … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Elections in America

Originally posted on Social Science Space August 2016 In a year of important votes perhaps nothing has gripped the United States, and the world, like the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for the presidency of the United States. … Continue reading

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Using Big Data to Solve Social Science Problems

Originally appeared on the NSMNSS blog, July 2016 By Curtis Jessop On Wednesday 29th June I attended a roundtable hosted by our network partners SAGE on using big data to solve social science problems. It was a great day, with contributions from … Continue reading

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Ziyad Marar joins the LSE Impact Blog Advisory Board

The London School of Economics (LSE) Impact blog, one of the UK’s most well renowned blogs, has today welcomed SAGE’s Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar to its Advisory Board. With a 16 strong board of academics and policy figures, Ziyad … Continue reading

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Research on high levels of stop and searches in Scotland wins SAGE sponsored ESRC Early Career Researcher Impact Prize Award

Last Wednesday, we celebrated the ESRC’s Celebrating Impact Prize awards, an annual opportunity to recognise and reward the successes of ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic or societal impacts. SAGE Publishing were delighted to sponsor … Continue reading

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New Social Science Bites Podcast: Mirca Madianou on Technology and Everyday Life

Originally published on Social Science Space June 2016 It’s often remarked that technology has made the world a smaller place. While this has been especially true for those with the wherewithal to buy the latest gadget and to travel at will, but … Continue reading

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Recognizing and rewarding researchers- The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2016 shortlist announced

The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize, now in its fourth year, recognizes the work conducted by ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic and societal impacts. SAGE Publishing is delighted to be involved with these awards once … Continue reading

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Michael Burawoy on Sociology and the Workplace

Originally published on Social Science Space April 2016 Michael Burawoy – the subject of the latest Social Science Bites podcast — is a practitioner of what we might call ‘extreme ethnography.’ Since earning his first degree — in mathematics — … Continue reading

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