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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Transgender identity

Guest Editor Pierre-Paul Tellier From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This special edition of Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry presents manuscripts on health care of gender diverse children, adolescent, and emerging adults. Several of these articles are written by members of The Tavistock … 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: Tackling the childhood obesity problem with the EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme

Article title: School accreditation scheme reduces childhood obesity in Hong Kong From Global Health Promotion Childhood obesity is an increasing threat to the health of primary school students in Hong Kong. The EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme (ESAS) aiming at combating … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Infancy online

From Social Media + Society This Special Issue from the online, open-access journal on the topic of infancy online, addresses a range of issues, including representation, privacy, datafication, and children’s rights. The 7 articles included map important arenas of emerging … 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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Online grooming legislation: Knee-jerk regulation?

From European Journal of Communication This study explores whether or not the perceived threats of paedophiles grooming online cause disproportionate legislative reactions. It reviews assumptions about the nature of grooming leading to specific grooming legislation in Norway to see if … Continue reading

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The psychological consequences of terrorism among child victims

Systematic review of the psychological consequences of terrorism among child victims From International Review of Victimology Terrorist acts such as 9/11 and the recent Boston Marathon incident have understandably shocked and devastated the American public and the wider world. Terrorist … Continue reading

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Behavior issues are a bigger headache for children with migraine

Behavioral and emotional symptoms and primary headaches in children – A population-based study From Cephalagia Kids who get migraine headaches are much more likely than other children to also have behavioral difficulties, including social and attention issues, and anxiety and depression. … Continue reading

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Math teachers demonstrate a bias toward white male students

Exploring bias in math teachers’ perception of students’ ability by gender and race/ethnicity From Gender & Society While theories about race, gender, and math ability among high school students have long been debated, this study found that math teachers are … Continue reading

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Free access to journal articles to celebrate World Social Work Day

To mark World Social Work Day SAGE has opened access to some articles from key titles. Enhancement of community preparedness for natural disasters: The role of social work in building social capital for sustainable disaster relief and management Battered women, … Continue reading

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Seeing and experiencing violence makes aggression “normal” for children

Monkey see, monkey do, monkey hurt: Longitudinal effects of exposure to violence on children’s aggressive behavior From Social Psychological and Personality Science This study reveals that the more children are exposed to violence, the more they think it’s normal. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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An adopted child may seem to be a favorite accessory among celebrities but the rest of the world is not following the trend

The rise and fall of intercountry adoption in the 21st century From International Social Work Despite adoption of children from developing countries seemingly en vogue within celebrity circles, global child adoption levels have actually dropped during the latter half of … Continue reading

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Children affected by earthquakes and their immediate emotional needs

From International Social Work With the recent devastating events that have struck Japan, our thoughts turn to the heart breaking aftermath the people face.  The challenges are overwhelming for all, but hardest for the most vulnerable in society. Lessons may … Continue reading

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Loss and grief in young children

From: Young Exceptional Children Most of us faced with a grieving child are likely to feel quite helpless. At such a difficult time, there is limited research into how best to inform teachers and parents to support a child dealing with … Continue reading

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Forecasting distribution of Body Mass Index in the United States: Is there more room for growth?

From Medical Decision Making Too many American children are already overweight and the worrying forecast is for child obesity rates to rise. While the unprecedented rise in body weight over the past two decades has been well documented, less attention … Continue reading

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