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SAGE strengthens its social and health science journals collection with the acquisition of 19 journals

December 9, 2014

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE today announces the purchase of 19 journals from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc. With this acquisition, SAGE will publish journals in counseling, gerontology & aging, health & healthcare, education, anthropology, beginning in 2015.

Baywood Publishing Company, Inc. has published scholarly and professional journals and books in the social sciences and humanities for more than 50 years. Its collection focuses on the current trends in theory, research, and practice while paving new directions for researchers, instructors, and practitioners.

Stuart Cohen, long-time President and son of the company’s co-founder, commented, “For the past 50 years, it has been a privilege for Baywood Publishing to serve the scholarly, scientific and academic community. We are pleased to announce that our journals have found a permanent home with SAGE, and with that an opportunity to further enhance their presence and influence in the academic world."

With the purchase, SAGE will publish the following 19 titles in 2015:

A Current Bibliography on African Affairs
Abstracts in Anthropology
Empirical Studies of the Arts
Family Violence & Ethnic Populations
Illness, Crisis & Loss
Imagination, Cognition and Personality
International Journal of Health Services
International Quarterly of Community Health Education
Journal of Applied Fire Science
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice
Journal of Drug Education: Substance Abuse Research and Prevention
Journal of Educational Computing Research
Journal of Educational Technology Systems
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
North American Archaeologist
OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying
The International Journal of Aging and Human Development
The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine (IJPM)

“Both SAGE and Baywood Publishing have been devoted to serving the social science research community with top-quality scholarship in the formats that best fit their needs for nearly 50 years,” said Bob Howard, Vice President of Journals, SAGE. “We are delighted to begin publishing their suite of journals and are confident that we can help extend the reach of the journals and nurture their growth worldwide.”

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