Readers want academic expertise

In May of this year, SAGE publishing took a step that was part gamble, part experiment. As discussions over lockdown policies dominated the global conversation, Professor Stephen Reicher emerged as one of the most authoritative voices in the field, through his work with the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (or as we call it, 'the other SAGE'). Reicher was a contributor to Together Apart: The Psychology of Covid-19, a book we had originally scheduled for publication in October.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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