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Young women objectify and compare themselves more often in time spent browsing Facebook and magazines than other forms of media

Los Angeles, CA - Though it is widely believed that the media objectifies women, women further diminish themselves by constantly comparing their bodies to others’. Regardless of how much time young women devote to viewing television, music videos and using the internet, they will compare their appearances more frequently to photos in magazines and on Facebook, finds a new paper published today in Psychology of Women Quarterly.


Poverty, not the “teenage brain” account for high rates of teen crime

Los Angeles, CA. While many blame the “teenage brain” for high rates of teen crime, violence, and driving incidents, an important factor has been ignored: teenagers as a group suffer much higher average poverty rates than do older adults. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that teenagers are no more naturally crime-prone than any other group with high poverty rates. 



SAGE begins publishing Journal of Endovascular Therapy

Los Angeles, CA (February 27, 2015) SAGE today announces that it has begun publishing the Journal of Endovascular Therapy, a multidisciplinary journal covering all topics related to minimally invasive peripheral vascular diagnosis and treatment and the official publication of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES).


Jacob Klerman Named New Editor of Evaluation Review

Los Angeles, CA - Abt Principal Associate and Senior Fellow Jacob Klerman has been named Editor of Evaluation Review (A SAGE Journal)The journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, planners, and policymakers who develop, implement, and utilize studies designed to improve the human condition.


SAGE transitions Trends in Amplification to the open access Trends in Hearing

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE today announces that Trends in Amplification has transitioned from a subscription-based journal to a fully open access journal with the new name Trends in Hearing (Trends).

As Trends in Hearing, the open access journal will also widen the scope of its content to publish research and clinical reports from speech pathologists, audiologists, and the broader medical community. Articles will cover a range of topics impacting the ear, brain, and act of hearing.


COUNTER 4 Reports Now Available to SAGE Customers

Los Angeles, CA - Institutional Reports from COUNTER 4, the latest standard in usage reporting for journals, databases, books, and multimedia content, are now available for all SAGE and CQ Press products.

This update retires COUNTER 3 reports and adds three new reports to those previously available (asterisked):


SAGE opposes FIRST Act cuts to social, behavioral, and economic science funding and political interference in the NSF grant-application process

Los Angeles, CA - Leading social and behavioral sciences publisher SAGE today joined with science associations and American universities in opposing the FIRST Act. This act proposes to cut the funding level for the National Science Foundation’s Directorate of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences by almost 42 percent and imposes unnecessary and burdensome rules on the proven grant-application procedures and gold-standard merit-review processes overseen by the scholars at the NSF.



Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Los Angeles, CA - Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for death-row convicts? A new article published today in SAGE Open finds that Southern death-row offenders are more likely to apologize for crimes in their final statements than offenders from other regions of the U.S.


SAGE Reference titles honored by Library Journal

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE Reference resources continue to receive recognition for excellence, most recently by Library Journal in their annual Best Reference feature. Library Journal has selected three key SAGE/CQ Press titles to be included in its 2013 list.


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