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Saddam Hussein – a sincere dictator?

London, UK - Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be – when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say. Saddam Hussein’s legacy of recording private discussions offers researchers a fascinating insight: both into the consistency of this controversial leader’s public and private rhetoric and into the bigger picture of conflict and national security during his regime.


Sage Handbooks: The Latest Releases

SAGE Handbooks are edited collections of specially commissioned chapters that are intended to be reviews, accounts or audits of a discipline or sub-discipline. Each Handbook chapter has breadth, depth, and multiplicity as well as illuminating a theme and identifying  key questions within the discipline.

Browse our latest Handbook publications and forthcoming titles, and enjoy savings when you purchase multi-volume Handbooks pre-publication!

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Social Sciences & Humanities

Since our founding in 1965, Sage has passionately advocated for the social sciences. Sage has developed a high-quality portfolio of journals across the social science disciplines, publishing the work of many leading authors, researchers and societies across the field, disseminating their research globally and nurturing emerging disciplines such as urban affairs and behavioural science.


Understand how social media has changed politics in SAGE Reference's Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics

Los Angeles - Political messages, throughout history, were delivered to the masses by an elite few through “the power of the press” in newspapers, and later through broadcast media. Then social media exploded onto the scene and everything changed. Suddenly, it’s possible for anyone to share political viewpoints, and with enough friends or followers, swing public opinion. The new, authoritative and comprehensive Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics from SAGE Reference explores how the rise of social media is now altering politics around the world.


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.



How much does the government get involved with the sciences? Science and Politics: An A-to-Z Guide to Issues and Controversies

Washington, DC - From abortion and euthanasia to climate change, stem cell research, hydraulic fracturing, and medical marijuana, science has become increasingly politicized. This trend is deepened by the role government funding plays in scientific research and development. Exploring this uneasy alliance between two realms that, until recent times, had little to do with each other is the new Science and Politics: An A-to-Z Guide to Issues and Controversies, published by CQ Press.



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.


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