Sociology

  • American Sociological Association (ASA) The ASA, founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. With over 14,000 members, ASA encompasses sociologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, practitioners, and students. About 20 percent of the members work in government, business, or non-profit organizations. As the national organization for sociologists, the American Sociological Association, through its Executive Office, is well positioned to provide a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline. Working at the national and international levels, the Association aims to articulate policy and implement programs likely to have the broadest possible impact for sociology now and in the future.
  • American Studies Association (ASA) ASA promotes the development and dissemination of interdisciplinary research on U.S. culture and history in a global context. Its purpose is to support scholars and scholarship committed to original research, critical thinking, and public dialogue. Members include researchers, teachers, students, writers, curators, community organizers, and activists from around the world committed to the study and teaching of U.S. history and culture from multiple perspectives. The association is organized exclusively for educational and academic study purposes, including the promotion of meaningful dialogue about the United States across the globe by supporting scholars and scholarship committed to original research, innovative and effective teaching, critical thinking, and public discussion and debate.
  • Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) The purpose of the AACS is to provide a common meeting ground for individuals interested in the application of sociological knowledge; promote the application of sociological knowledge for beneficial social change through scholarly, educational, programmatic community, and policy activities; enhance the understanding of the interrelationship between sociological knowledge and sociological practice; advance theory, research, methods, and training that promotes the use of sociological knowledge for beneficial social change; and promote the use of applied and clinical sociology in local, regional, state, national, and international settings.
  • Association for Humanist Sociology (AHS) The AHS is a community of sociologists, educators, scholars, and activists who share a commitment to using sociology to promote peace, equality, and social justice. AHS was founded in 1976 in response to a growing disenchantment with mainstream sociological organizations and a belief that sociological practice should reflect humanist values. AHS strives to be an active support network for humanist sociologists and other scholars committed to humanist values.
  • Centre for Social Justice The Centre for Social Justice conducts research, education and advocacy in a bid to narrow the gap in income, wealth and power, and enhance peace and human security; brings together people from universities and unions, faith groups and community organizations in the pursuit of greater equality and democracy; supports social movements in the struggle for social justice; and offers a non-partisan perspective on political, social and economic issues.
  • Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) For 25 years, the COSSA has been the advocacy group promoting attention to and federal funding for the social and behavioral sciences. It serves as a bridge between the academic research community and the Washington policy community. It is supported by more than 100 professional associations, scientific societies, universities, and centers and institutes.
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new content management and communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources. The goals of H-Net networks are to enable scholars to easily communicate about, and collaborate on, current research and teaching interests; to discuss new approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to share information on internet resources, books, and articles; and to test new ideas and share comments on the literature in their fields.
  • International Sociological Association (ISA) The ISA a non-profit association formed for scientific purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences. The ISA was founded in 1949 under the auspices of UNESCO. The goal of the ISA is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world. Its members come from 167 countries.
  • International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) The IVSA is a nonprofit, democratic, and academically oriented professional organization devoted to the visual study of society, culture, and social relationships. IVSA membership is open to any person regardless of occupation, citizenship, or residence. The organizational membership represents a wide spectrum of disciplines, including sociology, anthropology, education, visual communication, photography, art, journalism, and related fields. The purpose of the IVSA is to promote the study, production, and use of visual images, data, and materials in teaching, research, and applied activities, and to foster the development and use of still photographs, film, video, and electronically transmitted images in sociology and other social sciences and related disciplines and applications.
  • Rural Sociological Society (RSS) The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities and the environment. Membership in the RSS includes persons employed in universities, industry, all levels of government (federal, state/provincial, local), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private agencies.
  • The International Rural Sociology Association (IRSA) The objectives of the IRSA are to: foster the development of rural sociology; further the application of sociological inquiry to the improvement of the quality of rural life; and provide a mechanism whereby rural sociologists can generate dialogue and useful exchange.
  • The Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences (SPHS) The SPHS is an international multidisciplinary group of social and human scientists who are engaged with the philosophical tradition of phenomenology and other related perspectives. Members of SPHS seek to promote inquiry on the bridge between phenomenology and related philosophies, address methodological and theoretical issues, and study lifeworld activities and practices.
  • The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) SSSP members are an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. Many members are social scientists by training, and teach in colleges and universities. Membership is open to anyone who supports SSSP's goals.
  • The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) The SSSI is an international professional organization of scholars interested in the study of a wide range of social issues with an emphasis on identity, everyday practice, and language.

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