Round-up of Social Science Research

The following articles are drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. The articles linked below are free to read for a limited period.

The threat of cyber attacks

Journal of Peace Research

The goal of this research is to examine the processes to determine which rival states have been using cyber tactics and where these attacks are directed, and gather information about the severity of the conflicts.

Differentiating shame from embarrassment

Emotion Review

The author reviews assertions about differences and similarities between shame and embarrassment and draws upon empirical studies reporting relevant findings.

Estimating labor trafficking in San Diego

The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

This is study attempts to answer some of the basic questions confronting the current antitrafficking movement.

Building new bargaining agendas for the contemporary workplace

Journal of Industrial Relations

The introductory article provides an overview of the development and debates around gender equality bargaining over the last 25 years.

Emotional baggage? Dirty occupation – Don’t taint our profession

Human Relations

This paper explores why professions dealing with difficult or threatening emotions are stigmatised by society.

Identifying the young NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training) in the rural UK

International Social Work

This article examines the risk factors that have been identified as contributing towards NEET status in young people.

The complexity of the pimp-prostitute relationship: Challenging conventional stereotypes

The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

This article presents data collected from active pimps, underage prostitutes, and young adult sex workers to demonstrate the complexity the pimp-prostitute relationship.

‘But if you legalise same-sex marriage…’

Feminism & Psychology

This article uses a rhetorically informed thematic analysis to critically examine conservative arguments against same-sex marriage.

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