Archives for June, 2019

2019 SAGE Concept Grant Winner: Text Wash
Announcements
June 28, 2019

2019 SAGE Concept Grant Winner: Text Wash

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Social Scientists Working with LinkedIn Data
Innovation
June 27, 2019

Social Scientists Working with LinkedIn Data

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HEPI Offers Clarion Call to Protect Free Speech on Campus
Bookshelf
June 27, 2019

HEPI Offers Clarion Call to Protect Free Speech on Campus

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Using Twitter as a Data Source: Social Media Research Tools
Research
June 25, 2019

Using Twitter as a Data Source: Social Media Research Tools

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2018 Concept Grant Interview with MiniVan

2018 Concept Grant Interview with MiniVan

As SAGE Ocean builds up to this year’s winner announcement of the SAGE Concept Grant, they caught up with the three winners from 2018 to see what they’ve been up to and how the seed funding has helped in the development of their tools. In this post we chatted with MiniVan, a project of the Public Data Lab.

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Examining Open Access and Commercial Success

Examining Open Access and Commercial Success

If higher fees result in fewer academics wanting to publish with a journal, then it seems likely when a journal introduces or increases its fees, it should see a reduction in the number of articles published. But researcher Shaun Khoo did not find any evidence that this was the case.

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The Politician in the Pocket

The Politician in the Pocket

David Canter reviews The Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics. Its crucial findings drawn from across studies in Europe, the Americas and South East Asia, is that in many places politicians benefit from the support of criminal organisations. In turn those organisations require the backing of politicians.

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Sociology for Sale

Sociology for Sale

In recent years, sociology has begun a twin global and decolonial turn, marked by a series of high-profile publications that have sought to engage with sociology’s roots outside the Global Northwest. So how effective have these efforts been?

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Learning to Communicate Social Responsibility

Learning to Communicate Social Responsibility

While ”corporate social responsibility’ is a staple of conversations in the business world, CSR isn’t necessarily on the lips of those outside the boardroom. That guided Janis Teruggi Page and Lawrence J. Parnell as they wrote the new intro to strategic public relations textbook. That message must have resonated, since the TAA honored the book with one of its Most Promising New Textbook Awards.

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Is True-Crime Therapy?

Is True-Crime Therapy?

David Canter considers the possible impact on criminals of accounts of psychologists’ contributions to solving crime. “Typically, criminals do not have the intellectual abilities to study academic or true-crime to learn how to avoid detection.”

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Can Academic Research be a Force for Good?

Can Academic Research be a Force for Good?

The greatest value of research is the positive impact it has on society. In this first blog post from a series looking at seminal academic articles from the SAGE Inspire collection, the editor of ‘Administrative Science Quarterly’ talks about a key 2016 piece on ‘whitening résumés.’

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OFFICIAL RULES

OFFICIAL RULES

Sage 1341 News

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