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

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

How Can Societies Retain and Grow Membership?

By Livia Melandri, SAGE Publishing Growing and retaining membership is one of the leading goals—and biggest challenges—many learned societies and associations face. A strong membership is a great way to engage researchers, early career scholars, authors and advocates for your … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Invisible Digital Front: Can Cyber Attacks Shape Battlefield Events?

From Journal of Conflict Resolution On December 23, 2015, hackers attacked Ukraine’s power grid, disabling control systems used to coordinate remote electrical substations, and leaving people in the capital and western part of the country without power for several hours. … Continue reading

The Future of Libraries: The Importance of Visual Learning

By Olivia Butze, PR Associate According to a 2016 study, 22% of individuals did not know whether or not their library offered e-books and digital audio books, while 49% were unsure if it provided online certification programs. Surprising numbers, especially … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Relative Education and the Advantage of a College Degree

From American Sociological Review Over the past 80 years, the United States experienced a dramatic increase in college enrollment and completion. In 1950, only 7.7 percent of people in the United States age 25 to 29 had a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: School variation in offending

Article title: School variation in offending: A macro-level strain approach From European Journal of Criminology This study analyses the variance in crime between schools from a contextual strain perspective applied in Stockholm. Since the millennium, Western criminology has been characterized … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: A Comparison of Foster Care Reentry After Adoption in Two Large U.S. States

From Research on Social Work Practice The U.S. child welfare system has three essential goals for children who enter foster care: safety, permanence, and well-being. Among the three goals, permanence refers to the achievement of a legal, permanent family living … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Priming Effect of Violent Game Play on Aggression Among Adolescents

From Youth & Society With the rapid development of information technology (IT), playing games has become one of the most popular recreations among adolescents, making them relaxed but altering their views of aggression In particular, adolescents possibly resolve conflicts in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Alcohol policies at student unions in Sweden

Every university in Sweden has one or several student unions. The aim of the unions is to facilitate and promote members’ education, and they are also engaged in organizing social activities for students. Many student unions run their own pubs … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults

Article title: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults: A Research Note From: Race and Justice Police stops are stressful experiences that may be harmful for health. When considered from the perspective of stress research … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Analysis of community-led collaboration to reduce health inequity in a deprived neighbourhood

Article title: A stakeholder analysis of community-led collaboration to reduce health inequity in a deprived neighbourhood in South Korea From Global Health Promotion Health inequity has no simple causes or solutions. People experience health inequity in their lives under systemic … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program

Article title: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program implemented in Israeli elementary and middle schools From New Media & Society In recent years, social networking services have become a major platform through which children and adolescents … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Isolating therapeutic procedures to investigate mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most extensively studied and evidence-based treatment for depression, 47% of the individuals suffering from depression show no response to CBT, and improvement is highly necessary. One way to improve treatments is to find … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Geography of Gender Inequality in International Higher Education

From Journal of Studies in International Education The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound … Continue reading