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  1. Religion

    The Sociology of Religion Section encourages and enhances research, teaching, and other professional concerns in the study of religion and society. Through its various activities, it promotes communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in the field, as well as working to create links between sociology of religion and other sociological specialties.

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  2. Crime, Law, and Deviance

    This website is the section's online source for information and newsletters. The CLD section currently has more than 600 members. We encourage new members to join. We also encourage members to take advantage of our social networking pages by commenting on and liking our Facebook page and mentioning and following our Twitter account

  3. Disability and Society

    Mission Statement

    The Section aims to strengthen the theoretical and methodological aspects of Disability and Society Studies.

     

    Bylaws

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    American Sociological Association
    Section on Disability and Society
    Copyright 2014

  4. Latina/o Sociology

    Section on Latino/a Sociology

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  5. Methodology

    Mission

    The purpose of the Section on Methodology is to foster the development of this aspect of sociology through the organized interchange of ideas and research results. The term methodology shall be interpreted in its broadest sense to include the development of investigative techniques appropriate to any branch of sociology, of statistical and experimental procedures, and of mathematics, data processing, and such other interests as may be useful in sociological research.

     

  6. Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility

    The purpose of the Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility is to foster research and disseminate knowledge on the distribution of material and nonmaterial resources, and the economic, social, and cultural forces that generate and perpetuate unequal distributions of these resources. The Section welcomes members of all theoretical and methodological persuasions and embraces work that considers inequalities in all institutions and social contexts.

    Comments welcome: email asaipmsection@gmail.com

  7. How Does Our Membership Grow? Indicators of Change by Gender, Race and Ethnicity, and Degree Type, 2001-2007

    This research brief studies changes in ASA membership between 2001 and 2007, focusing on gender, race and ethnicity, and degree type. In particular, it examines characteristics of members with a terminal master's degree, compared to those whose highest degree is the doctorate.

  8. Pathways to Job Satisfaction: What Happened to the Class of 2005?

    This is the second in a series of research briefs to focus on the job outcomes of the 2005 sociology cohort. This brief describes a pathway from the sociological research skills learned as an undergraduate to the types of jobs obtained one and a half years after graduation and the effect on job satisfaction. 

  9. The Health of Sociology: Statistical Fact Sheets, 2007

    This factbook serves as a statistical compendium addressing subjects such as the impact of sociological journals, labor force participation for sociologists, and degrees in sociology, among other topics.