SAGE Sociology News

Welcome to SAGE Sociology News. Discover the latest cutting-edge research in sociology from SAGE’s highly influential journals. See what your peers are reading and enjoy free limited time access to selected papers and journal special issues.

Journal Special Issues

Noosphere Rising: Disordering Modernities

Read the new special issue in Thesis Eleven on Noosphere Rising: Disordering Modernities.

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Gendering Genocide
Guest Editors: Ayşe Gül Altınay and Andrea Pető

This special issue of European Journal of Women’s Studies explores the new directions in the feminist theorizing of genocide. Editorial free to read.

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European Attitudes Toward Immigrants

This special issue of the International Journal of Comparative Sociology addresses contemporary social problems in western European societies in which immigration is a significant demographic reality, including explorations of self-interest theory and anti-immigration attitudes in different welfare states.

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Noteworthy Articles

Migration, vehicles and politics: Three these on viapolitics

By William Walters, published in European Journal of Social Theory

Good for business, good without reservation? Veblen’s critique of business enterprise and pecuniary culture

By Barry Smart, published in Journal of Classical Sociology

Regimes of time: Media practices of the dispossessed

By Anne Kaun, published in Time & Society

Ties that bind: Family relationships and social trust

By Francisco Herreros, published in Rationality and Society

Islamophobia, Muslimophobia or racism? Parliamentary discourses on Islam and Muslims in debates on the minaret ban in Switzerland

By Jennifer E Cheng, published in Discourse & Society

‘I’d much rather have sexual intimacy as opposed to sex’: Young Australian gay men, sex, relationships and monogamy

By Duane Duncan, Garrett Prestage & Jeffrey Grierson, published in Sexualities

Women’s housework decreases fertility
Evidence from a longitudinal study among Finnish couples

By Anneli Miettinen, Lassi Lainiala & Anna Rotkirch, published in Acta Sociologica

Playing the “Immigrant Card”: Reflections of Color-blind Rhetoric within Southern Attitudes on Immigration

By Cameron D. Lippard, published in Social Currents

Journal News

Coming Soon to SAGE: Chinese Sociological Dialogue

SAGE has signed an agreement with Wuhan University to launch Chinese Sociological Dialogue in 2016. The first issue is due to publish in June and the Journal will be the official English language journal of the Chinese Sociological Association. The journal aims to publish high quality research in cutting edge areas of sociology, especially those concerning China, and to provide a bridge between “Eastern” and “Western” approaches to the discipline. 

Call for Papers: Email your submission to the Editor, Dr. Zeng Lin, Wuhan University, at 

Critical Sociology

With the expansion of Critical Sociology to eight issues per year, we are allocating one issue each year (Issue 6, appearing in September) to include review essays, book reviews, and a set of commentaries by scholars on major topics of the day. This issue contains commentaries from noted race scholars and social critics dealing with policing, the institutional frame within which the police operate, and how our institutions create and maintain this culture of violence.

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Notre Dame Sociologists to Lead American Sociological Association's Flagship Journal

Omar Lizardo, Rory McVeigh, and Sarah Mustillo (University of Notre Dame) are the new editors of the American Sociological Review (ASR), the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Appointed by ASA Council in February 2015 meeting, the new editors began accepting manuscripts in August. Their first official issue will appear in February 2016. First published in 1936, the American Sociological Review is ranked #1 in Sociology in this year’s Journal Citation Reports®.

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Call for Papers

Teaching Sociology

Submit your manuscript to Teaching Sociology (TS), published quarterly, provides articles, notes, and reviews intended to be helpful to the discipline's teachers. Articles range from experimental studies of teaching and learning to broad, synthetic essays on pedagogically important issues. The general intent is to share theoretically stimulating and practically useful information and advice with teachers. Submit your regular manuscript online or consider submitting to one of Teaching Sociology's special issues.

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International Journal of Comparative Sociology

Submit your article to the International Journal of Comparative Sociology (IJCS). Now over 50 years old, the journal aims to publish the highest quality sociological research that is both international in scope and comparative in method. A truly international journal, ICJS publishes articles from sociologists worldwide and encourages competing perspectives and dialogue.

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The Journal of Drug Education

The Journal of Drug Education: Substance Abuse Research and Prevention (DRE) covers psychosocial, pharmacological, legal, and social aspects of drugs. This journal serves as a medium for the discussion of all aspects of drug education.

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Philosophy of Social Sciences

Submit your article to Philosophy of Social Sciences (POSS)! POSS focuses on the central issues of the social sciences, including general methodology (explaining, theorizing, testing), the application of philosophy (especially individualism versus holism), the nature of rationality, and the history of theories and concepts.

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Labor Studies Journal

Submit your manuscript to the Labor Studies Journal, official journal of the United Association for Labor Education. The Journal publishes articles which use a wide range of research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, and is a must-read for such groups as union, university, and community based labor educators, labor activists, and scholars from across the social sciences and humanities.

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New Books in Sociology

The Sociology of Children, Childhood and Generation

By Madeleine Leonard

Sport and Society: A Student Introduction

By Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm

The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment

By Stephen Edgell, Heidi Gottfried & Edward Granter

The Entrepreneurial Self: Fabricating a New Type of Subject

By Ulrich Bröckling

Big Ideas in Social Science

By David Edmonds & Nigel Warburton

Doing Fieldwork

By Christopher Pole & Sam Hillyard