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Measuring research impact: the promises and limitations

  By Tara Newby, SAGE Publishing How can the impact of an academic article be measured? It seems that everyone wants to find an answer to this question – from the researcher and author teams that create research articles, to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What’s in a Name? Journalistic Boundary Work and a High School Newspaper’s Effort to Ban “Redskin”

From Journalism & Mass Communication Educator On October 23, 2013, the student staff of the Playwickian newspaper at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, published an editorial announcing its decision to cease using the name of the school’s sports teams, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special Section: Troubling Families

From Sociological Research Online This Special Section on Troubling Families builds on a history of dialogue and developing work, originating with a Colloquium held in London in 2010 which centered on the notion of ‘Family Troubles?’, drawing on themes of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population

From Autism This study aims to explore the relationship between autism and homelessness, by making an initial estimate of the prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population. This work was initially motivated by anecdotal reports from autism clinicians and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Learning from refugees and volunteers in the Calais camp

Article title: Challenges and impossibilities of ‘standing alongside’ in an intolerable context: Learning from refugees and volunteers in the Calais camp From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This paper from the special issue: Asylum seeking young people, child and family … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Making connections: A process model of organizational identification

From Human Relations Organizational identification is conventionally defined as a sense of oneness. Yet this is static and inhibits a process view of identification, in which organizational identity is continuously adjusted. This paper asks the question: how is organizational identification … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Doing data differently? Developing personal data tactics and strategies amongst young mobile media users

From Big Data & Society The proliferation of mobile devices and social media platforms has led to rapid growth in the generation of ‘personal data’ relating to individual users. While users consciously volunteer personal data, many forms of data are … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Social Media Users’ Legal Consciousness About Privacy

From Social Media + Society In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, commenting on the rise of Social networking sites (SNSs), said that users have become more comfortable sharing their private information online, including challenging the “social norm” of privacy, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Assessing the Impact of Online Retailer Models on Consumer’s Attitude and Purchase Intentions

From IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review The Internet is moving from being a communication medium to a marketing channel.  One of the most astounding aspects in the past few years has been the speed at which the Internet market … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Climate Change and Intergroup Relations

From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Climate change is often conceived as a technical challenge, requiring smart policies and science-driven solutions. Yet, climate change is also profoundly social: How people understand and engage with the issue is powerfully influenced by … Continue reading

SAGE Publishing participates in World Autism Awareness Week

Autism affects 700,000 people in the United Kingdom, although it is well-researched there is still a need for more to be done to raise both awareness and make a difference to the lives of autistic people living in the UK.1 … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia

Article title: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia: A descriptive study From Nursing Ethics One of the greatest threats towards existence is the fact that a human being is bound to die. This phenomenon is especially essential for … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is the iPad Night Shift mode associated with poor sleep?

Article title: Does the iPad Night Shift mode reduce melatonin suppression? From Lighting Research & Technology CELEBRATING ITS 50TH VOLUME The increased use of self-luminous displays, (e.g. televisions, computer displays, cell phones and tablets) especially in the evening prior to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Outsourcing Services to Improve Financial Performance: Is There a Limit?

From Global Business Review The outsourcing of both manufactured goods and services has been identified as a key factor in improving companies’ financial performance. This has contributed to the practice spreading considerably in recent years and becoming the norm. In … Continue reading

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