Round-up of Social Science Research


The following articles are drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 800 journals. The articles linked below are free to read for a limited period.

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Urbanization: A Solution to Poverty?
Social Change

This article highlights how the current policies in India aimed to discourage rural–urban migration needs to shift policy focus to promoting urban growth .

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Cats relax to the sound of music
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

According to this study music is likewise beneficial for cats in the surgical environment.

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Should a feminist dance tango? Some reflections on the experience and politics of passion
Feminist Theory

Kathy Davis intends in this article, to use the question ‘Should a feminist dance tango?‘ to initiate reflection not so much on the impossibility of a feminist dancing tango, but rather on the apparent contradiction between dancing tango and critical feminist inquiry.

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Gender, subject choice and higher education in India exploring ‘choices’ and ‘constraints’ of Women Students
Contemporary Education Dialogue

This article examines the factors affecting the subject choices of women in higher education and how diverse contexts of gender consideration influence choices made at the post-secondary and undergraduate levels.

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Pushing laughter to its very limits
British Journalism Review

The author of this article considers the case of Charlie Hebdo and its aftermath, and recognizes with such scrutiny how tangled the ironies become.


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