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On SAGE Insight: Blog Posts from SAGE Open Access in 2018

In 2018, open access journals at SAGE began experimenting with a new style of blog post, to aid authors in reaching new audiences with their research. These new blog posts allow the author to summarise one or more of the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Privacy awareness issues in user data collection by digital libraries

Special Issue: Privacy Guest Editor: Louise Cooke From IFLA Journal This special issue of IFLA Journal concerns itself with one of the key ethical and legal concerns of our time, namely that of privacy. In addition to playing an important role in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: New forms of mobilization with the arrival of digital communication channels

Article title: New forms of mobilization, new people mobilized? Evidence from the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems From Party Politics Mobilization efforts by parties and candidates during election campaigns tend to reach those who are more likely to vote in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults

Article title: Bidirectional Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults in a Residential College Setting From Emerging Adulthood Emerging adulthood represents a unique developmental stage during which individuals are presented with new opportunities and challenges as they seek … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  Servant Leader: Developing Leaders to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Workforce

Article title: The Diversity Intelligent Servant Leader: Developing Leaders to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Workforce From Advances in Developing Human Resources The value of diversity to multinational organizations in the United States and elsewhere is without question, but … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Children’s perceptions of the importance and value of reading

From Australian Journal of Education We may perhaps take for granted that the importance of reading is well understood by children, given the position of reading as a fundamental literacy skill, the regular practice of which is strongly associated with … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight; Who Voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Election, and Why?

Article title: The Anger Games: Who Voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Election, and Why? From Critical Sociology Recently released data from the 2016 American National Election Study allow us to offer a multifaceted profile of white voters who … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: “It Was . . . the Word ‘Scrotum’ on the First Page”: Educators’ Perspectives of Controversial Literature

From Journal of Teacher Education Marking Banned Books Week 2018 In this study, authors explore the perceptions preservice teachers (PSTs) and school librarians have toward using challenged and banned books with K-12 readers. We seek to understand how preservice educators think … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Negative spaces: Terrorist attempts to erase cultural history and the critical media coverage

From Media, War & Conflict Marking Banned Books Week 2018 This study explores the long-term impact of a deliberate destruction of a cultural ground to understand how these historic sites will come to be perceived after they are gone. In … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Marking Banned Books Week with Free Access to a selection of must-read Index on Censorship Articles

From Index on Censorship Special focus: Book fairs and freedoms: Controversies at Frankfurt and Gothenburg book fairs are leading to arguments about the freedom to speak and appear at these events Dominic Hinde, Ola Larsmo, Tobias Voss, First Published December … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Unpublished Alan Turing studies could provide an alternative to the evaluation of diagnostic tests

Article title: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination: Relation to the C-statistic From Statistical Methods in Medical Research We are entering a new era of “precision medicine” where prevention and treatment is based on tests that … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Preparations for Old Age and Well-Being in Later Life in Thailand: Gender Matters?

From Journal of Applied Gerontology Longer life expectancy and increasing proportions of older persons within countries are contributing to growing interest among researchers and policy makers in how individuals and societies are preparing for population aging. Thailand is no exception. … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Racial Disparities in Student Debt and the Reproduction of the Fragile Black Middle Class

From Sociology of Race and Ethnicity A growing literature recognizes that student loan debt is racialized and disproportionately affects youth of color, especially black youth. In this study, the authors expand on this research and ask whether black-white disparities in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Insufficient Economic Convergence in the World Economy: How Do Economists Explain Why Too Many Countries Do Not Catch-up?

From Agrarian South Development is disappointing in most developing countries, at least when it is measured in terms of converging productivity and living standards with those common in developed countries. This is in sharp contrast to the optimistic prediction of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Marking Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Toward a Biology-Driven Treatment Strategy for Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma

From Clinical Medicine Insights: Blood Disorders To mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2018, SAGE is delighted to offer free access to this great article on SAGE Insight. T-cell and natural killer–cell lymphomas are a relatively rare and heterogeneous group of … Continue reading