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On SAGE Insight: Unexpected Gender Moderation of Marital Satisfaction–Health Associations in Long-Distance Relationships

From The Family Journal High marital satisfaction is associated with better individual health and health behavior. Gender moderates these associations; generally, they are stronger for women than for men. More broadly, married individuals experience better overall health across the life … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Violence of Impact: Unpacking Relations Between Gender, Media and Politics

From Political Studies Review Published in Association with Political Studies Association Impact now forms 25% of the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) agenda. Its current definition has been broadly taken to mean a positive interpretation of the role of academia in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Feminist Political Economy in a Globalized World: African Women Migrants in South Africa and the US

SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecture From Gender and Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Migration is one of the most important social phenomena of our times.  In the social science literature, particularly among US-based scholars, African migrant women remain … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Sex-Typed Chores and the City: What Does Urbanicity Have to do with Chores?

From Gender & Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Something popped out at us as we were looking through the list of household chores commonly used in studies of gender and time use: Female-Typed Chores:          Cooking    Doing dishes    … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … 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: Isolating the effect of eviction on criminal convictions

Article title: Isolating the effect of eviction on criminal convictions – Results from a Swedish study From Acta Sociologica On an individual level, criminal offending is linked to resource deficiencies. Since evictions tend to affect society’s weakest groups, we would … Continue reading

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SAGE Publishing Celebrates International Women’s Day

For people around the world, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women whilst also providing a focused international platform to highlight some of the issues around gender that face our cultures. Since our founding, by a female … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Dangerous Education: The Occupational Hazards of Teaching Transgender

From Sociology On 16 March 2016 news broke in the UK of a transgender equalities initiative that was planned to take place in a primary school in East Sussex under the headship of Emma Maltby. The initiative gave rise to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women’s Participation in Electoral Politics in India

Article title: Women’s Participation in Electoral Politics in India Silent Feminisation From South Asia Research Women’s active participation in electoral competitions is a valid indicator of the efficacious growth of democracy in any country of the world today. As an … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context

Article title: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context; gender and mediator effects From School Psychology International The positive youth development (PYD) perspective has gained increased attention in research, addressing strength and resource perspectives on developing … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A Gender Lens on Religion

From Gender & Society The genesis for this special issue rests in concerns about the marginalized status of gender within the subfield of sociology of religion and the lackluster interest in religion among sociologists of gender.  It is believed that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Masculinity nostalgia: How war and occupation inspire a yearning for gender order

From Security Dialogue War and occupation have altered the economic and political environment in the West Bank. Checkpoints, significant changes in industry and economic relations, as well as migration and displacement have all drastically altered daily life for Palestinians. This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Targeting night-time economy venues when promoting rape prevention discourse

Article title: Location, libation and leisure: An examination of the use of licensed venues to help challenge sexual violence From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal Anti-rape campaign messages have increasingly targeted men in order to educate them on the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Misogyny Online- A Short (and Brutish) History

Author: Emma A. Jane – University of New South Wales, Australia Misogyny Online Misogyny Online – A Short (and Brutish) History is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Misogyny Online explores the worldwide phenomenon of gendered cyberhate … Continue reading

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