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On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Climate Change and Intergroup Relations

From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Climate change is often conceived as a technical challenge, requiring smart policies and science-driven solutions. Yet, climate change is also profoundly social: How people understand and engage with the issue is powerfully influenced by … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The State of Unequal Educational Opportunity: Special Issue on the Coleman Report 50 Years Later

Guest Editor : Margot I. Jackson and Susan L. Moffitt The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science In the 50 years since the Equality of Educational Opportunity survey (EEOS) first appeared in print, tens of thousands … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Free access to 4 must-read articles to mark Woman’s Equality Day

Various Journals SAGE is delighted to offer free access to 4 must-read articles to mark Woman’s Equality Day taking place on Saturday, Aug 26th 2017. ‘Trapped’ by metaphors for organizations: Thinking and seeing women’s equality and inequality Human Relations First Published March … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Research finds that financial aid (as it’s currently used)  is not the answer to college affordability

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Why are some students, especially those who are first generation college students or from low-income households, not applying for or consistently receiving financial aid? According to this paper the aid system must … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Gender (in)equalities in South Asia

Guest editors: Pavithra Kailasapathy, Arosha Adikaram and Glenda Strachan From South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management Gender (in)equalities in workplaces have emerged as a key concern in the contemporary world of work with concepts and practices such as diversity … Continue reading

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Only 15 minutes? The social layers of fame

Only 15 Minutes? The Social Stratification of Fame in Printed Medi From American Sociological Review In the long-standing tradition of stratification research, one major source of power and status has been virtually ignored, until recently: fame. People aspire to fame, just … Continue reading

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Facebook “Likes” a good indicator of quality hospital care

Do Patients “Like” Good Care? Measuring Hospital Quality via Facebook From American Journal of Medical Quality While those active on social media aren’t shy about expressing opinions on their Facebook pages, how much do their “Likes” really reflect the quality … Continue reading

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Women earn more if they work in different occupations than men

The Dimensions of Occupational Gender Segregation in Industrial Countries From Sociology Women earn less money than men the more the sexes share the same occupations reveals this study that examines a large-scale survey of 20 industrialised countries. Findings indicate that … Continue reading

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Addressing poverty and inequality; new forms of urban governance in Asia

Articles examining The Asian Coalition for Community Action (Acca) From Environment and Urbanization This issue of the Journal has seven papers on different aspects of an Asia-wide initiative to address urban poverty and inequality at scale – the Asian Coalition … 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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Towards a new political economy of pensions? The implications for women

From Critical Social Policy Over recent years there has been concern about the future sustainability of UK pensions mainly linked with the increase in life expectancy of the general population. The government and pensions industry face the difficult challenge of … Continue reading

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