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SAGE ACQUIRES SIX JOURNALS FROM A B ACADEMIC

Los Angeles, CA (July 13, 2011) - SAGE today announced the acquisition of six journals from A B Academic. The new titles are: Medical Law International, Nutrition and Health; Gifted Education International; Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics; International Review of Victimology; and International Journal of Discrimination and the Law.
“These journals are an excellent fit for SAGE,” said Karen Phillips, Editorial Director, SAGE. “International Review of Victimology will join our leading criminology list and several of the new titles complement our well regarded and rapidly expanding medical and health science collections. SAGE is also the leading publisher in the area of special and gifted education and Gifted Education International will be joining a collection of more than 40 global education and special education titles including Gifted Child Quarterly, Gifted Child Today, Journal for the Education of the Gifted and Journal of Advanced Academics

The first SAGE published issues of International Journal of Discrimination and the Law and Medical Law International will be in September 2011 and for Nutrition and Health, Gifted Education International, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, International Review of Victimology the first SAGE published issue will be in 2012. International Review of Victimology and Gifted Education International will publish 3 times a year and Journal of Discrimination and the Law, Medical Law International; Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics and Nutrition and Health will publish 4 times per year. SAGE will also be making all the journals available digitally on SAGE Journals Online for the very first time.

A B Academic is a small independent publisher that has, over the last thirty years, published a diverse range of academic journals. Commenting on the transfer of six titles to SAGE, Managing Director Ena Adam said “While I am sorry to say goodbye to journals and editors that we have worked with for many years I am confident that SAGE will continue to nurture them. SAGE has the market presence and infrastructure to ensure these journals have a long and productive future.”

 

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