SAGE is an independent academic publisher of books, journals, and electronic products in the humanities and social sciences and the scientific, technical, and medical fields. SAGE was founded in 1965 by George McCune and Sara Miller McCune. The company is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California, with offices in London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington, D.C. Its current president and chief executive officer is Blaise R. Simqu. In May 2008, SAGE acquired CQ Press. SAGE's other imprints are Corwin Press and Pine Forge Press.
Muggings more than double in London after dark
Muggers in London strike around two and half times more often during hours of darkness then in daylight, a new study shows.
Social science graduates more likely to be in work than science or arts graduates, report says
Social science graduates are more likely to be in employment after their first degree than graduates in other areas such as science and the arts, and a higher proportion are in managerial and senior official roles, a new ...
How are Open Access and MOOCS disrupting the academic community in different ways?
Supporters of open academic content have long touted its ability to widen the impact and productivity of scholarship while relieving cost pressures in academia. While the development of open access (OA) publishing and Massive ...
How can researchers bridge the gap between scholarship and public administration?
Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren't they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what ...
Tweets reveal news readership patterns around the world
For many international news followers, having a cup of coffee while reading the morning newspaper has turned into scrolling a Twitter feed to catch up on important news as it happens throughout the day. In a new article published ...
ISFM takes a stand on welfare of unowned cats
Long-term confinement is not a humane option for the control of feral and stray or abandoned cat populations, according to new guidelines issued by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) in its Journal of Fe ...
Job dissatisfaction encourages workers to choose temping
The unhappiness of being in a bad job is strongly linked to people's decision to leave permanent work for the uncertain world of temporary employment, the British Sociological Association's conference in Warwick heard today.
Degree is no protection against under-employment, research shows
Having a degree or other qualifications is no protection against under-employment in Britain, new research shows.
Tattoos reduce chances of getting a job, new research says
Having a tattoo can reduce your chance of getting a job, but it depends on where the tattoo is, what it depicts and if the job involves dealing with customers, new research says.
Exploitation of Indian workers on 457 visas
Recent research, by Dr Selvaraj Velayutham published in a forthcoming issue of The Economic and Labour Relations Review, published by SAGE, details the exploitation of Indian immigrant workers in Australia on 457 visas.
Human heart disease recently found in chimpanzees
While in the past century there have been several documented examples of young, healthy athletes who have died suddenly of heart disease during competitive sporting events, a new study finds that this problem ...
How do student characteristics predict university graduation odds?
In his January 2009 State of the Union address, President Obama announced his goal for the U.S. to lead the world in college graduates by 2020. While policymakers often blame university systems for low graduation among college ...
Climate change deniers using dirty tricks from 'tobacco wars'
Fossil fuel companies have been funding smear campaigns that raise doubts about climate change, writes John Sauven in the latest issue of Index on Censorship magazine.
News coverage of female politicians focuses on personality, males on the issues
With more and more women representing the 50 states on Capitol Hill every year, many have noted that female politicians are not given the same treatment as males in the media. A recent study from a special mini symposium ...
Feline behavior experts release guidelines to improve the welfare of cats
A team of internationally recognized feline experts including veterinarians and feline scientists co-chaired by Dr Sarah Ellis from the University of Lincoln, U.K. and Dr Ilona Rodan, Director of Cat Care Clinic, Wisconsin, ...