Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

On SAGE Insight: Treating Maternal Depression: Considerations for the Well-Being of the Mother and Child

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of disability in the world and significantly contributes to the overall burden of disease. Maternal depression is a serious … Continue reading

Why Professors should use Case Studies to Teach Psychology

By Wind Goodfriend, Ph.D. When most teachers of psychology think of case studies, our immediate association is how they are used for research purposes. Medical case studies, like those used by Oliver Sacks or highlighted on TV shows like “House,” … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: National Identity in “New” India’s Globalized Mediascapes

Article title: In Other Spaces: Contestations of National Identity in “New” India’s Globalized Mediascapes From Journalism & Communication Monographs Over the past two decades, globalization and media proliferation have transformed India’s culture, politics, economy and overall national imagination, its postcolonial … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and pulmonary disease?

Article title: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and COPD? A systematic review From Chronic Respiratory Disease Antibiotic resistance is a major public health crisis facing the world today and in part caused by inappropriately … Continue reading

Why we need to share more case studies of women leaders

Continuing our celebration of International Women’s Day, we explored the topic of women and leadership with Drs. Lisa DeFrank-Cole of West Virginia University and Sherylle J. Tan of Claremont McKenna College, who together edited a recently launched teaching case series … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: Free articles to mark International Women's Day

A selection of free journal articles to mark International Women's Day 2018: Beyond the Chilly Climate: The Salience of Gender in Women’s Academic Careers Gender & Society DOI: 10.1177/0891243216681494 The Dynamics of Women’s Empowerment: A Critical Appraisal Social Change DOI: … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Workplace Bullying and Work Engagement

Article title: Workplace Bullying and Work Engagement: A Self-Determination Model From Journal of Interpersonal Violence This study modeled motivational mechanisms that explain the negative effects of workplace bullying on work engagement. Guided by self-determination theory, workplace bullying was predicted to decrease worker engagement indirectly, due to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: State Efforts to Keep Guns from High-Risk Persons

Article title: Background Checks for all Gun Buyers and Gun Violence Restraining Orders: State Efforts to Keep Guns from High-Risk Persons From The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Despite an upsurge of public interest in gun violence prevention, the … Continue reading

Does critical thinking have a role to play in the 21st Century?

What does it mean to think critically in the 21st century? At an event held at Blackwell’s Oxford bookshop, author, broadcaster and tech philosopher Tom Chatfield, and freelance philosopher and author Nigel Warburton, delved into the realms of critical thinking … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Criminalizing Sexual Harassment

From The Journal of Criminal Law This article explores the differences between sexual behavior in the workplace and in the public domain. Arguments against criminalising sexual harassment because of incompatibility with the principles of criminal law are shown to be … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Social media work: Reshaping organisational communications, extracting digital value

From Media International Australia   A number of reports have recently warned of substantial transformations in the future of work, describing the role of technology in fast-tracking ‘digital disruption’ and automation, positioning these as threats to professional and service industry … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Understanding the processes that underlie perceptions of prejudice

Article title: Individual differences in the propensity to make attributions to prejudice From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Contemporary expressions of prejudice are often constructed in ways that are difficult for others to perceive. Given the ambiguity surrounding expressions of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why Did a Majority of White Women Vote for Trump?

From New Labor Forum This paper examines the recent American election where Trump beat Clinton to become the President of the USA, and discusses the role of the female vote in his win. No single fact about the highly improbable … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: When it comes to matters of the heart, we tend to love what we currently have: Status quo preference in mate choice

Article title: I Have, Therefore I Love: Status Quo Preference in Mate Choice From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin One of the most important decisions in our life is choosing “the one”. Decades of research indicate that individuals adhere to … Continue reading