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How has Congress shaped America? Find out in: Landmark Legislation, 1774–2012: Major U.S. Acts and Treaties

Washington, DC - More than 12,000 people have served in America’s Congress since the First Continental Congress in 1774, and, since then, almost 46,000 public acts have been signed into law. Many of those laws have played a key role in shaping America’s political and historical character. Now, CQ Press has published Landmark Legislation, 1774–2012: Major U.S. Acts and Treaties, jammed-packed with information about the most important laws and treaties enacted by the U.S. Congress—including an additional decade of new legislation since the first edition was published.


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.



Dr. Christine Drennon announced as the 2014 winner of the UAA-SAGE Activist Scholar Award

Drennon to give a plenary lecture at the 2014 Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) are delighted to announce that Dr. Christine Drennon, Director of the Urban Studies Program at Trinity University, is the 2014 winner of the UAA-SAGE Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award. Dr. Drennon will be honored at the 2014 UAA Annual Conference held in San Antonio, Texas March 19-22, 2014.






Find All the Facts About Congress in: Congress A to Z, 6th Edition

Washington, DC - Where would you go to get facts about all those who have served as Speaker of the House of Representatives? How could you find the names of all the congresswomen or the racial make-up of those who have served in Congress? What if you just want to learn about how a bill actually becomes a law? You’d go to the brand new Sixth Edition of the classic, easy-to-use Congress A to Z published by CQ Press.


How often are unauthorized immigrant workers trafficked and abused?

Los Angeles, CA - Labor trafficking – or recruiting a person for labor through force, fraud, or coercion for involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or even slavery – has been a difficult problem to track among undocumented migrant workers. With unique access to a “hidden population” from one of America’s largest Spanish-speaking immigrant destinations, a recent study finds that more than 30% of undocumented migrant laborers in this area are victims of labor trafficking and 55% are victims of other labor abuses.


SAGE launches new open access journal Global Qualitative Nursing Research

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE is delighted to announce the launch of a new, international open access journal for the qualitative study of nursing, Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR)

GQNR is a rigorously peer-reviewed open access journal that will publish qualitative research on topics important to nurses including nursing, care, health, and illness. Special sections of the journal will include ethics, methodological development, developing the theoretical base of nursing, establishing evidence, and application to practice.


Essraa Nawar wins United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant

Los Angeles, CA - United for Libraries has awarded the 2014 United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant to Essraa Nawar of Leatherby Libraries, Chapman University, Orange, Calif.

Nawar will receive $850 plus full conference registration to attend the 2014 ALA Annual Conference June 26-July 1 in Las Vegas. A formal presentation to Nawar will be made at the conference.


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