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

Bettering the Path to Student Education: Insight from AERA Open, the 2019 PROSE Award’s “Best New Journal in Social Sciences”

AERA Open, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study and advancement of education and learning, recently earned the title of “Best New Journal in Social Sciences” in the 2019 Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Awards. Sponsored … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why are there ethnic differences in cardio-metabolic risk factors and cardiovascular diseases?

The population of Europe has become increasingly more ethnically diverse with an estimated 55% of residents in urban London originating from non-White British backgrounds. Studies investigating populations of various ethnic backgrounds have found the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Solo and Multi-Offenders Who Commit Stranger Kidnapping

Article title: Solo and Multi-Offenders Who Commit Stranger Kidnapping: An Assessment of Factors That Correlate With Violent Events From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Stranger kidnapping is a relatively rare phenomenon, though estimates vary. The annual number of reported kidnappings ranges … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight; The perfect storm: The impact of disaster severity on internal human trafficking

From International Area Studies Review This paper argues natural disasters have a positive association with the likelihood of internal or domestic trafficking. Trafficking is a function of individual vulnerability and subsequent criminal agency. Economic scarcity and lack of government protection … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Prevalence and Predictors of Violence Against Women in Pakistan

From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Pakistani women live in a culture of silence. Across investigations, only one third of women will report intimate partner violence to a family member. When combining high prevalence rates with a low likelihood of reporting, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Navigating Big Data dilemmas

Facebook is yet again dominating news headlines, this time for its #10YearChallenge encouraging users to post pictures of themselves from 10 years ago and today. While ostensibly a fun and trivial exercise, the viral challenge raised questions regarding whether the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: School life on the margins: Slovak Roma pupils negotiating education

From Race & Class Educationalist Chris Searle, in his 2017 article in this journal, drew attention to the ‘scourge of Roma school exclusion’ and highlighted the shocking number of pupils in Sheffield who were being educated outside of mainstream school … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Psychological Predictors of Cyberbullying According to Ethnic-Cultural Origin in Adolescents

Article title: Psychological Predictors of Cyberbullying According to Ethnic-Cultural Origin in Adolescents: A National Study in Spain From Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Cyberbullying is an intentional, aggressive, and repeated behavior perpetrated by one individual against another through the use of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Gender gaps in long-term earnings and retirement wealth: The effects of education and parenthood

From Journal of Industrial Relations Estimates of long-term earnings commonly use cross-sectional data to measure the average earnings of given groups of employees at different ages and so construct age earnings profiles for different groups of individuals. The approach has … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Using beef cattle to learn more about obesity and pulmonary hypertension in humans

The increased occurrence of both adult and juvenile overweight and obese individuals, termed the “obesity epidemic” in the US and other developed nations, has been accompanied by attendant increases in cardiovascular disease. The consequences of the Western diet on systemic … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Building Healthy Community Environments: A Public Health Approach

From Public Health Reports Environmental quality has a profound effect on health and the burden of disease. In the United States, the environment-related burden of disease is increasingly dominated by chronic diseases. These days the broad environmental and public health effects of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Mobile phone messaging to promote uptake of HIV testing among migrant African communities in the UK

Special Issue: Health, Education and Migration - Guest Editor: Felicity Thomas, Elaine Chase and Peter Aggleton  From Health Education Journal African communities are a focus of public health efforts to increase uptake of HIV testing. Low levels of HIV testing … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Health Dynamics in the Built Environment: An Urban Intensity Perspective

Article title: Health Dynamics in the Built Environment: An Urban Intensity Perspective – An Exploratory Study in Trinidad and Tobago From Environmental Health Insights The built environment is inextricably linked to the health and well-being of its inhabitants, shaping patterns … Continue reading

Initiatives for Affordability: Rentals, eBooks, and Inclusive Access

By Olivia Butze, PR Associate Recently, SAGE announced its partnership with The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK), a statewide academic library consortium. The partnership gives higher ed students access to discounted e-Textbooks, an agreement in which students pay on … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Behavioral and Environmental Strategies to Improve Vigilance and Alertness in Healthcare Settings

Article title: Alert Workplace From Healthcare Workers’ Perspective: Behavioral and Environmental Strategies to Improve Vigilance and Alertness in Healthcare Settings From HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal Sleepiness, and loss of alertness, is a common problem for healthcare workers … Continue reading