Tag Archives: Policy

On SAGE Insight: The performance of the Canadian and Australian health systems

From Healthcare Management Forum Canada and Australia share similarities in political culture, values, and institutional arrangements. Both are federations with a large land area, low population density, and many remote areas. One point of difference is that Canada has a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Exploring the Impact of Youth-Produced Images on Family, Community, and Policy

From International Journal of Qualitative Methods How are the images produced by children and young people used in community and policy dialogue? How might this work have an impact on families and those closest to the producers? There is increasing … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe

Article title: The detection and policing of gun crime: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe From European Journal of Criminology Despite a shared understanding across the European Union (EU) that access to firearms by the general … Continue reading

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Water pollution: Challenges and future direction for water resource management policies

Water Pollution: Challenges and Future Direction for Water Resource Management Policies in Malaysia From Environment and Urbanization Asia There is no doubt that rivers and their management will be a central issue in the twenty-first century, particularly as more than … 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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Supporting adaptation decision making in response to a changing climate

Special Issue: Adaptation and resilience to a changing climate: Supporting adaptation decision making From Building Services Engineering Research and Technology This special issue provides an overview on the development of weather data based on the UK Climate Projections 2009 (UKCP09) to … Continue reading

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Experts write on the risks of low-level radiation – A year after the Fukushima disaster

Special issue: Low-level radiation risks From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  Each time a release of radioactivity occurs, questions arise and debates unfold on the health risks at low doses—and still, just over a year after the disaster at the … Continue reading

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Computers are oversold and underused in Middle East classrooms

Promoting the Knowledge Economy in the Arab World From SAGE Open This article discusses the need for a deeper institutional reform that will bring Arab classrooms into the 21st century. The research studies educational programs in Bahrain, Jordan, and the … Continue reading

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Perspectives on research impact in nursing

From Journal of Research in Nursing This podcast records Ann McMahon, Editor of Journal of Research in Nursing talking about the recent special issue Perspectives on research impact in nursing. This exploration of research impact makes explicit the links between research in … Continue reading

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When research impacts policy making

Many of our journals publish research that has a real impact on future policy making and the latest issue of The Annals, the journal of the American Academy of Political and Social Science caught my eye.  Titlted Young Disadvantaged Men: Fathers, … Continue reading

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New Labour’s youth justice legacy

The sleep of (criminological) reason: Knowledge—policy rupture and New Labour’s youth justice legacy From Criminology and Criminal Justice   This article looks at how the UK youth justice system has experienced many reforms under the 3 terms of New Labour. … Continue reading

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A clarion call for social science: Ziyad Marar in the Guardian

In today’s Guardian newspaper, Ziyad Marar, SAGE’s Global Publishing Director and Deputy MD writes: “We who believe passionately in the value of the social science face what economists call a coordination problem. We need a focal point. In this context … Continue reading

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Campaign for Social Science

Last week, our Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar, launched socialsciencespace (our new network for the discussion of major issues facing the social sciences) at the official launch of the Campaign for Social Science: a major new initiative from the Academy of Social Sciences. … Continue reading

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A bleak future for social science?

SAGE and the British Academy were co-hosts of a packed out debate in London this week to discuss the future of the social sciences. We invited leading researchers, politicians, policy makers and the general public along to the Royal Institute … Continue reading

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