SAGE Insight

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Here are the most recent posts for SAGE Insight:

On SAGE Insight: The Evolution of Aging With Pride— Illuminating the Iridescent Life Course of LGBTQ Adults Aged 80 Years and Older

Article title: The Evolution of Aging With Pride—National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study: Illuminating the Iridescent Life Course of LGBTQ Adults Aged 80 Years and Older in the United States From The International Journal of Aging and Human Development Aging … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: A study of the determinants of postgraduate students’ satisfaction of using online research databases

From Journal of Information Science The invention of the World Wide Web had a remarkable effect on academic libraries. Today, libraries are no longer just repositories of books, research collections and other printed materials. They are now electronic gateways to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Unexpected Gender Moderation of Marital Satisfaction–Health Associations in Long-Distance Relationships

From The Family Journal High marital satisfaction is associated with better individual health and health behavior. Gender moderates these associations; generally, they are stronger for women than for men. More broadly, married individuals experience better overall health across the life … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Doing social media analytics

From Big Data & Society The ever-expanding usage of social media throughout everyday life offers a critical data resource to social scientists. Though this is increasingly recognised, such data brings with it new methodological challenges in terms of finding ways … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: “We Cannot Let Them Die”: Undocumented Immigrants and Media Framing of Health Deservingness in the United States

From Qualitative Health Research The extent to which the U.S. government should provide health services to undocumented immigrants has been a topic of heated debate in recent years. While human rights frameworks support the notion of universal access to health … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: #MeToo: Disclosure and Response to Sexual Victimization on Twitter

From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Sexual violence is a pervasive public health problem, with one in five women experiencing attempted or completed rape in their lifetime. Sexual victimization is associated with a range of serious physical and psychological consequences The … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Violence of Impact: Unpacking Relations Between Gender, Media and Politics

From Political Studies Review Published in Association with Political Studies Association Impact now forms 25% of the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) agenda. Its current definition has been broadly taken to mean a positive interpretation of the role of academia in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What Happens When Trained Graduate Student Instructors Switch to an Open Textbook? A Controlled Study of the Impact on Student Learning Outcomes

From Psychology Learning & Teaching Instructors face a dilemma in selecting course textbooks. On one hand, they are important for students' success), and may even influence student learning more than the teaching methods themselves. On the other hand, students across … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Gang glocalization: How the global mediascape creates and shapes local gang realities From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal This article introduces the concept of ‘gang glocalization’ to capture the processes by which global media myths and … Continue reading

Mozobil: From anti-HIV agent to stem cell mobilizer

How was a stem cell mobilizer, which can be applied in the treatment of diseases such as Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, discovered? The demonstration of the stem cell mobilizing potential of AMD3100 (plerixafor, or Mozobil) was the result of a series of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Embracing Digitalization: Student Learning and New Technologies

From Journal of Marketing Education Sponsored by the Marketing Educators' Association Digital change is like a fast-moving tsunami, with the digitalization of many business practices creating new relationships between businesses and customers and altering the marketing landscape. Industries and organizations are … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Feminist Political Economy in a Globalized World: African Women Migrants in South Africa and the US

SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecture From Gender and Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Migration is one of the most important social phenomena of our times.  In the social science literature, particularly among US-based scholars, African migrant women remain … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Role of Self-efficacy, Optimism and Job Engagement in Positive Change: Evidence from the Middle East

From Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision MakersPublished in Association with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad “When leaders adopt positive practices for change, it has significant outcomes” (POS), which refers to the investigation of positive outcomes, practices, attributes, and changes that occur … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership Among Academic Leaders in Institutions of Higher Learning

From Global Businessm Review The success of any organization, largely, depends on human capabilities and competencies to identify the right objectives and choose the best possible alternative to attain the same. In organizations, the main role of leaders is dynamic … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: College Campus Sexual Assault and Female Students With Disabilities

From Journal of Interpersonal Violence College campus sexual assault is well-documented as a pervasive problem among U.S. colleges and universities, with female college students at the greatest risk. Although high rates of sexual assault affecting college women have been well-documented, … Continue reading