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Do we need to rethink modern democracy?

London, UK (July 12, 2016). Democracy is under grave threat and with that the prospect of a better world for all, argues Philip Kotler in his latest book Democracy in Decline: Rebuilding its Future, publishing with SAGE Publishing later this month. Voting systems are flawed, fewer people vote, major corporations fund campaigns and as political parties battle it out, the real changes needed don’t occur.

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism presents scholarly insight on the growing travel industry

The travel and tourism industry is predicted to grow at an average rate of 3.9% every year over the next decade, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. In the newly launched SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, scholars from around the world present challenges and opportunities that the industry faces as it continues to grow. The encyclopedia consists of more than 500 entries that address social, economic, environmental, and policy issues.

ESRC announces winners of national writing competition: Better Lives

The ESRC, in partnership with SAGE Publishing, has announced the winners of its third student writing competition 'Better Lives' where ESRC-funded PhD students were asked to explain how their research has an impact on improving the lives of people. Two winners were picked from 12 finalists with 117 applicants entering the competition in total.