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Uses of online–offline communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution

Communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution: Uses of online–offline tools to obtain information about the #acampadabcn From New Media & Society Within the current information environment, both users and virtual communication tools have moved center stage, especially the young … Continue reading

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Punishment is not enough: The victim is satisfied when the offender consequently displays a change in attitude

Get the message: Punishment is satisfying if the transgressor responds to its communicative intent From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin People who have been treated unfairly often want to punish the person who has wronged them. Psychologists know that the … Continue reading

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The high cost of silencing scientists

From Index on Censorship What are government scientists allowed to say? In Canada, many are feeling “gagged” when it comes to discussing their findings – hampered by funding cuts and the increasing need for all public enquires to be media managed. … Continue reading

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An examination of the graphic novel approach to communicate business concepts

Graphic presentation: An empirical examination of the graphic novel approach to communicate business concepts From Business Communication Quarterly Graphic novels have been increasingly incorporated into business communication forums. This paper represents an in-depth investigation of the graphic novel as a … Continue reading

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A celebration of social science in the UK: the ESRC festival of social science

When SAGE was founded, nearly fifty years ago, our founder Sara Miller McCune firmly believed that publishing engaged scholarship could change the way we look at the world. She was – and remains – passionate about the role that research … Continue reading

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Providing evidence of value remains an elusive goal for academic libraries

Yesterday, we published the results of a six-month research project which SAGE had commissioned to better understand the perceived value of the academic library. The report sets out recommendations for academic libraries to enhance their working relationship with academic teaching … Continue reading

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Language plays a critical role in every form of prejudice

Language and prejudice: Direct and moderated effects From Journal of Language and Social Psychology    In the ever-increasing globalization of the world, there has been a parallel increase in the amount of contact between members of different social groups, and thus, … Continue reading

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Social Science Bites live!

Last week, we hosted the official launch for Social Science Bites, the new series of podcasts of interviews with leading social scientists which we wrote a brief post about here. The event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London … Continue reading

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Fukushima one year on: Poor planning hampered Fukushima response

Fukushima in review: A complex disaster, a disastrous response From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  One year after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, an independent investigation panel has highlighted the country’s failures in disaster planning … Continue reading

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Supporting Effective Communication and Workflows in Social Science Research

A guest post by Bernie Folan, Head of Journals Marketing in London Kindly re-posted with permission from Research Information Magazine. This also appears on socialsciencespace. At the end of 2010, at an event hosted by SAGE and facilitated by the … Continue reading

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The future of research communication

As part of SAGE’s donation to Sussex University’s new postgraduate research space, the Sussex library Hive,  Karen Phillips our Editorial Director went along to speak to researchers on the future of research communication: Sussex and SAGE are looking for ways … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones

From: Palliative Medicine It is well documented that good communication is a vitally important issue to family members of a dying person. The challenges for a Deaf person in this situation are therefore often considerably greater. Estimates of the size of … Continue reading

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