Tag Archives: social sciences

On SAGE Insight: Social media and the social sciences

Article title: Social media and the social sciences: How researchers employ Big Data analytics From Big Data & Society Social media posts are full of potential for data mining and analysis. Recognizing this potential, platform providers increasingly restrict free access … Continue reading

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Arts and Humanities in Higher Education

Special Double Issue: Humanities and the Liberal University: Calls to Action and Exemplary Essays From Arts and Humanities in Higher Education June 2013 was a notable month for Americans devoted to the humanities, marked by the release of two major—and very … Continue reading

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Is left-handedness higher among those suffering from psychosis?

Left-Handedness Among a Community Sample of Psychiatric Outpatients Suffering From Mood and Psychotic Disorders From Sage Open Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. This study finds that among those with … Continue reading

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How do student characteristics predict university graduation odds?

How five student characteristics accurately predict for-profit university graduation odds From SAGE Open In his January 2009 State of the Union address, President Obama announced his goal for the U.S. to lead the world in college graduates by 2020. While … Continue reading

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The case against ethics review in the social sciences

From Research Ethics For decades, scholars in the social sciences and humanities have questioned the appropriateness and utility of prior review of their research by human subjects’ ethics committees. This paper outlines criticisms and limitations of ethics committees. It suggests … Continue reading

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Working with our local university

  SAGE and Corwin staff recently spent a great day at Californian Lutheran University discussing all  things publishing.  We started the day with a key note talk from one of SAGE’s local authors.  Professor Michalle Mor Barak is at the … 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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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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When does education in social and behavioral sciences start?

A long awaited US Government report has just been published on what constitutes K-12 education.  Prepare and Inspire: K-12 Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for America’s Future  focuses on what needs to be done to transform science … Continue reading

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History Defines the Future: SAGE at 45

A short (under 10 minute) edited video of longtime SAGE authors and editors honoring Sara Miller McCune in Santa Barbara in February. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKDAafz2aa4&feature=channel]

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SAGE at 45 – a letter from Sara Miller McCune

Dear employees, authors, editors, societies and other partners, On the 45th anniversary of the founding of SAGE, I wanted to share with you – the SAGE community – my thoughts and reflections on the company that I started back in … 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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Willetts’ message to social scientists: collaborate with hard sciences to show value

Yesterday I was one of more than 200 attendees at a London event launching a report called ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences’. Produced by the Academy of Social Sciences, and sponsored by the Economic Social and Research Council, … Continue reading

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