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SAGE Video grows with new collections in Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice

March 1, 2017

Los Angeles, CA. SAGE Publishing today announces that it has expanded SAGE Video, its highly reviewed library of streaming videos across the social sciences, to include two new collections: Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice. Hosted on SAGE Knowledge platform and designed to enhance research, teaching, and learning at all levels, the new collections contain 115 hours+ of streaming video content each, more than 65% of which is exclusive to SAGE.

SAGE Video collections are developed in partnership with leading academics, societies and practitioners, including many of SAGE’s own authors and academic partners to provide cutting-edge teaching and research-oriented video.

“For more than 50 years, SAGE Publishing has developed resources that advance the scholarship and understanding of the social sciences,” commented Karen Phillips, SAGE’s Senior Vice President of Global Learning Resources. “With SAGE Video, we can deliver such content directly into the hands of those in the field, classroom, library, or on-the-go. The new collections contribute to a robust, comprehensive video resource across the social sciences, and enable us to further support all types of users – from the new undergraduate looking for initial reference material, to the instructor who wants to illustrate concepts in action, to the advanced researcher learning about implementing a new skill in a new context.”  

The Criminology & Criminal Justice collection covers an array of topics, such as corrections/penology, courts, criminological theory, forensic science & investigation, policing & law enforcement, research methodology, security & crime, transnational crime, types of crime, and violence & violent crime. The collection features videos with worldwide leaders in the field including Mary Stohr on Corrections, Samuel Walker on Policing, Jeff Ferrell and Keith Hayward on Cultural Criminology and Craig Hemmens on Courts.Additionally, it includeslicensed film content from esteemed sources including BBC Worldwide, the Oral History Criminology Project, Passion River, and the ITN Source Killing Spree series. 

The Sociology collection covers social interaction & everyday life; environmental, urban & regional sociology; gender & sexuality; political sociology; race, ethnicity & migration; social change & transformation; social policy; social stratification & class; crime & deviance; social/sociological theory; arts & culture; health, illness & the body; age & the life course; organizations, institutions & structure; sports & leisure; work & labor studies; education; family; and religion. It includes  videos of an international scope of professionals such as George Ritzer, Earl Babbie, Adina Nack, Les Back, and Akwugo Emejulu. Licensed film content from esteemed sources including BBC Worldwide, Media Education Foundation and Center for New American Media are also included within the collection.

The new collections include case studies on particular research and its impact on policy, footage of practitioners in real-life professional contexts, and tutorials on key topics. The Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice collections join six other SAGE Video collections: Business and ManagementPolitics and International Relations, Psychology, Counselling and PsychotherapyEducation, and Media, Communication and Cultural Studies. Additionally, in late 2016, SAGE launched SAGE Research Methods Video, a collection of streaming videos designed to support the teaching and learning of research skillsets, hosted on the SAGE Research Methods platform.

Developed in close partnership with faculty and librarians, usability features of SAGE Video include:

  • Share via e-mail or social media
  • Create a video clip
  • Skip to a different video segment
  • Save to playlist
  • Embed HTML codes in a web page
  • Speed up or slow down play
  • Searchable, downloadable transcriptions
  • Closed captioning

For more information, visit the SAGE Video information page or visit the SAGE Video platform directly. Sign up for a trial of SAGE Video here.

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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. www.sagepublishing.com

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