SAGE Insight

Welcome! SAGE Insight puts the spotlight on research published in our 1,000+ journals. All the articles we link to from this site are free to read for a limited period. Both new and from our archives, the articles on SAGE Insight provide a fresh perspective on major issues facing the public and policy makers. We cover everything from crime to medical practices, from psychology to education. If it’s a topic that you find interesting, use these articles to spread the debate: write about it on your blog, microblog, or newsletter. Link to us, or if you’re a SAGE journals author suggest your article for inclusion.


Here are the most recent posts for SAGE Insight:

On SAGE Insight: Impact of Social Media Marketing on Brand Experience

From Vision: The Journal of Business Perspective Social media (SM), one of the innovations of the Internet, revolutionized our way of life with chat-based applications, blogging forums and websites, communication networks, social gaming networks and social networks. People use SM … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: “Raced” Organizations and the Academic Success of Underrepresented Minority Faculty Members in Sociology

From Sociology of Race and Ethnicity The purpose of this research is to determine whether participating in “raced” organizations benefits underrepresented minority (URM) faculty members in their quest for tenure and promotion to associate professor of sociology.  This article provides … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Entrepreneurship as a Calling: A Pilot Study with Aspiring Entrepreneurs

From The Journal of Entrepreneurship Research regarding how people experience their work has been a central topic in work and organizational studies. According to Wrzesniewski, McCauley and Rozin (1997), people may experience their work in three different ways or work … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: To What Extent Is Social Marketing Used in Demand Reduction Campaigns for Illegal Wildlife Products? Insights From Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

From Social Marketing Quarterly The illegal wildlife trade is a global threat to biodiversity as well as to public health and good governance. The trade in wildlife is a major global economic activity, an estimated total value in the many … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The performance of the Canadian and Australian health systems

From Healthcare Management Forum Canada and Australia share similarities in political culture, values, and institutional arrangements. Both are federations with a large land area, low population density, and many remote areas. One point of difference is that Canada has a … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Did Democrat inclusiveness and Republican solidarity lead to the 2016 US presidential election outcome?    

Article title: Them and us: Did Democrat inclusiveness and Republican solidarity lead to the 2016 US presidential election outcome? From Leadership On the face of it, the 2016 US presidential election might have looked like an “upset” victory for Donald … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results

From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Data analysis is sometimes seen as the mechanical, unimaginative process of revealing results from a research study. it is easy to overlook the fact that results may depend on the chosen … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Caring collectives and other forms of bystander helping behavior in violent situations

From Current Sociology Research on bystanders has mainly considered bystanders as passive. This view is based on the well-known ‘bystander effect,’ suggesting that the presence of other bystanders implies a diffusion of responsibility that inhibits the likelihood of intervention. Recent … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Research to Policy Gap in 2013 and Recommendations for the Future

From INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing The year 2017 has ushered in a political climate in the United States where questions about the relevance of scientific research within a highly politicized policy environment loom large. … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The moral economy of open access

Special Issue on Moral economies of the digital Guest Editor: Dave Elder-Vass From European Journal of Social Theory Access to and profit from scientific publications have become one of the defining issues in contemporary knowledge production. Public attention has been … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Sexual desire enables the forming of relationship-initiating behaviors

Article title: Fueled by desire - Sexual activation facilitates the enactment of relationship-initiating behaviors From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Evolutionary and attachment scholars have long theorized that sexual desire serves as a powerful motivational force that brings potential romantic … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Qualitative Research Ethics in the Big Data Era

From American Behavioral Scientist This article aims to promote detailed discussions of the ethical and practical concerns that arise for the practice of qualitative research in the Big Data era. The emergence of Big Data technologies inspires ethical concerns about … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Self-monitoring for health and wellness

The use of persuasive technologies (PT) aimed at encouraging desirable change by shaping and reinforcing behavior, attitude, or both, is growing in virtually all areas of health and wellness. Self-monitoring, through various tools including smartphone apps and other devices, is … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Perceptions of parties’ left-right positions The impact of salience strategies

From Party Politics The left-right dimension is widely used by voters and parties as a ‘super-issue’ with flexible, varying meaning. Hence, it is important to know how voters place parties on the left-right dimension. Despite the widespread use of left … Continue reading