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.

Symbolic and cultural approaches to the origins of World War I
International Relations
This journal has published a forum on understanding the origins of World War I.

Dealing with law in migration control
Social & Legal Studies
Exploring how consular clerks use their discretionary powers, this article has sought to illuminate dynamic interactions between state agents, bureaucratic practices, and the place of law in migration control.

School Leadership in Europe
Educational Management Administration & Leadership
This special issue focuses on school leadership in Europe. The nine articles, from seven countries, make a significant contribution to our understanding of leadership across this continent.

Punishment is not enough: The victim is satisfied when the offender consequently displays a change in attitude
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
This paper aimed to examine what makes punishment satisfying for victims.

What have the Humanities and Arts to offer STEM HE?
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education
This special issue considers what the Humanities and Creative Performing Arts writing – in their distinctive use of argument, illuminative case studies and particular and singular evidence – have to offer STEM and fields such as Medical Humanities and Consciousness Studies?

Riding in the shadows: The reaction of the British print media to Chris Froome’s victory in the 2013 Tour de France
International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This paper examines how the events surrounding Froome’s victory in the 2013 Tour de France were reported in London-based print media the day after his victory.

Special Issue: Sport and alcohol

International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This double issue focuses on the contemporary agenda of research on alcohol within the field of sociology of sport.

What’s gendered about gender-based violence?
Gender & Society
This article examines the relation of partner violence not to biological sex, but to gender as conceptualized in feminist theory.

How to die well: Aesthetic and ethical issues in confessional cancer diaries
This article looks at how these narratives of illness, especially cancer, belong to the wider phenomenon of confessional journalism, which can be understood as a subset of literary journalism.

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