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CQ Researcher Report on Combat Journalism Wins 2014 Mirror Award

Los Angeles, CA - CQ Researchercontributing writer Frank Greve was honored yesterday with the 2014 John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting on the media industry, presented by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.


Interpersonal conflict is the strongest predictor of community crime and misconduct

Criminology researchers use big data to track neighborhood decline in a special issue of Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency

Los Angeles, CA. Neighborhoods with more interpersonal conflict, such as domestic violence and landlord/tenet disputes, see more serious crime according to a new study out today in Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency (JRCD). Private conflict was a better predictor of neighborhood deterioration than public disorder, such as vandalism, suggesting the important role that individuals play in community safety.



Increasing awareness of the Deaf experience: The SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia

Since its start in the 1960s, Deaf Studies has been impacted by the political activism of Deaf communities, significant advancements in technologies and medicine, and broadened knowledge in interdisciplinary disciplines such as Deaf culture, signed languages and deaf bilingual education. Now a developed field of study at many colleges and universities, Deaf Studies is taking its place among other critical disciplines in the social sciences.


Services insufficient in supporting those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

London, UK. There is an urgent need to do more to recognize prenatal alcohol exposure at an early stage and to integrate better pathways for diagnosis, assessment and support, finds a special issue of the SAGE journal Adoption & Fostering. The issue highlights the importance of raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as there are unclear protocols and guidelines in place to adequately support those directly affected.


Examining the economics of the contemporary world: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society

Los Angeles, CA- What are the economics of immigration, adoption, religion and social movements such as Occupy Wall Street? SAGE is pleased to publish The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society, a four-volume text that uncovers the economic processes behind contemporary issues and their impact on social and cultural life. With approximately 800 signed articles, this new reference work serves as a nontechnical resource for students and researchers across a range of social science topics.


How can peers, parents, schools and new media stop bullying?

Los Angeles, CA- A new review of research out today outlines roles and recommendations for peers, parents, schools and new media platforms  to stop bullying. This review was published in Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, a Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS) journal published in partnership with SAGE Publishing.



Exploring the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Individuals: The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies

Despite recent advancements, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals continue to face discrimination and other challenges related to school experiences, family formation, aging, and more. Examining these issues and the impact that political and societal forces have on the lives of LGBTQ individuals, The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies launches today as a three-volume set.



How can marijuana policy protect the adolescent brain?

As more states begin to legalize the use of marijuana, more young people may start to believe that it’s safe to experiment with the drug. However, those under 25 are more vulnerable to the effects of drugs than are older adults.


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

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.


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