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On SAGE Insight: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Article title: Fighting for recognition: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States From New Media & Society Some 25 years after the advent of the World Wide Web, online abuse, especially of women … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women, work and industrial relations in Australia in 2017

From Journal Industrial Relations Throughout 2017, public interest, parliamentary debate and academic research about women, work and industrial relations centred around a few key themes: pay and income inequality, health and well-being at work and the intersection of paid and … 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: Special Issue on: Women and girls on the autism spectrum

William Mandy, Meng-Chuan Lai From Autism There is a burgeoning interest, among autistic people and their families, clinicians, researchers and the general public, in the characteristics and experiences of girls and women on the autism spectrum. This Special Issue includes studies … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Right to anonymity under threat

Special report From Index on Censorship Magazine In July, India’s women and child development minister, Maneke Gandhi announced a creation of a new “cyber cell” to monitor instances of women being abused by online trolls. However, although this would not … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The obstacles in the path of the success of women journalists in Chinese media

Article title: Naked Swimmers: Chinese women journalists’ experience of media commercialization From Media Culture Society In accordance with the global trend of women’s employment in journalism, China has witnessed an unprecedented increase in women’s participation in the news profession over … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Gender and Commercialisation of Health Care

Guest Editors: Stephen Tanner and Shawn Burns From Indian Journal of Gender Studies This special issue explores how commercialisation of health care impacts women’s life in multiple ways, that is, in terms of general health, access, affordability and utilisation. In … Continue reading

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Women with Autism

From Autism Autism Matters Podcast Number 10: In this podcast, Judith Gould and Robyn Steward discuss issues surrounding women with autism spectrum disorder, including current research on this topic, safety issues for women on the spectrum and the differences between … Continue reading

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Female sex offenders protected by the criminal justice system

Sex-based sentencing sentencing discrepancies between male and female sex offenders From Feminist Criminology This study highlights that female sex offenders receive lighter sentences for the same crimes than males. The researchers analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National … Continue reading

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Getting back in the game: What helps middle-aged women get hired after long absences from the workplace?

The Resume Characteristics Determining Job Interviews for Middle-Aged Women Seeking Entry-Level Employment From Journal of Career Development Finding a job in today’s economy is difficult in the best of circumstances, but many women are facing an even bigger challenge: returning … Continue reading

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Human trafficking: the unintended effects of United Nations intervention

From International Political Science Review This article examines the unintended effects of UN intervention leading to substantial increases in the human sex trafficking trade into crisis areas. It looks particularly at the cases of Kosovo, Haiti and Sierra Leone. In … Continue reading

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Why is the vampire Edward Cullen from Twilight desirable despite being an extreme psychopath?

A boyfriend to die for: Edward Cullen as compensated psychopath in Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight From Journal of Communication Inquiry This study looks at the male lead character Edward Cullen in the hugely popular Twilight novel and movie. It recognizes that … Continue reading

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Study confirms women have become more like men

Cohort differences in personality in middle-aged women during a 36-year period. Results from the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg From Scandinavian Journal of Public Health This research measures differences in personality in middle-aged Swedish women during a 36-year period. … Continue reading

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