American Sociological Association

Section Membership Dues

All current members of the American Sociological Association (ASA) are eligible to join one or more Sections of the ASA by paying the appropriate section dues. Participating in sections is a good way to become involved in ASA. In addition to staying current in special interest areas, sections provide excellent networking opportunities. Sections publish newsletters (print and/or online) which are disseminated to current section members. Section newsletters detail current research in the particular subfield, grant opportunities, book announcements, and other pertinent information. Sections also feature webpages on the ASA website, listservs for announcements and discussions, and occasional mini-conferences. Last but not least, sections sponsor sessions during the ASA Annual Meetings. Section Program Committees design the section themes, coordinate the Call for Papers, and organize the presentations. Section sessions are diverse and rich in specified areas of sociology.

You must be a current member to join sections. If you are a current member, go to the member portal and add a section to your membership. (Use your ASA user name and password to log in.)  

2021 Membership Dues for ASA Sections
SectionRegular   Student  Low Income*  
Aging and the Life Course$13$6$10
Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity$10$5$10
Animals and Society$10$5$10
Asia and Asian America$12$5$10
Children and Youth$12$5$10
Collective Behavior and Social Movements$13$6$10
Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology$10$5$10

Community and Urban Sociology 
Includes a subscription to City & Community (quarterly)

Comparative-Historical Sociology$12$5$10
Crime, Law, and Deviance$13$7$10
Disability in Society$10$5$10
Drugs and Society$12$5$10
Economic Sociology$12$5$10
Environmental Sociology$14$5$10
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis$10$5$10
Evolution, Biology, and Society$10$5$10
Global and Transnational Sociology$12$5$10
History of Sociology$12$5$10
Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility$13$5$10
International Migration$12$7$10
Labor and Labor Movements$12$5$10
Latina/o Sociology$10$5$10
Marxist Sociology$12$7$10
Mathematical Sociology$10$5$10
Medical Sociology$15$5$10
Organizations, Occupations, and Work$12$5$10
Peace, War, and Social Conflict$12$7$10
Political Economy of the World System
Includes online access to Journal of World-Systems Research
Political Sociology$12$5$10
Race, Gender, and Class$13$5$10
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Includes a subscription to Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (quarterly)
Rationality and Society$10$5$10
Science, Knowledge, and Technology$12$5$10
Social Psychology$12$5$10
Sociological Practice and Public Sociology$12$7$10
Sociology of Body and Embodiment$10$5$10
Sociology of Consumers and Consumption$10$5$10
Sociology of Culture$12$5$10
Sociology of Development$10$5$10
Sociology of Education$12$7$10
Sociology of Emotions$12$5$10
Sociology of Human Rights$10$5$10
Sociology of Indigenous Peoples and Native Nations (section-in-formation)$10$5$10
Sociology of Law$12$5$10
Sociology of Mental Health
Includes a subscription to Society and Mental Health (triennial)
Sociology of Population$12$5$10
Sociology of Religion$12$5$10
Sociology of Sex and Gender$12$5$10
Sociology of Sexualities$10$5$10
Teaching and Learning in Sociology$12$5$10

*  Only for members in the low-income categories (RU) and (R1)


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