ASA Wikipedia Initative

ASA Wikipedia Initiative

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How to Join

There are three easy steps to join the APS Wikipedia Initiative:

1. Create Wikipedia Account
(If you already have a Wikipedia account, you’re ready for Step 2)

2. Register with the ASA Wikipedia Initiative.

3. Specify your interest and expertise.

Related Links

Welcome to Wikipedia

A Call to Duty: ASA and the Wikipedia Initiative
by 2012 ASA President
Erik Olin Wright

Wikipedia Sociology

Wikimedia Foundation's Global Education Program

ASA is calling on its members to support the Association’s mission to deploy the power of Wikipedia to represent the discipline of sociology as fully and as accurately as possible. In addition, we seek to promote the free teaching of sociology worldwide.

The broad goals of the ASA Wikipedia Initiative (ASAWI) are:

All ASA members are encouraged to participate by adding new entries and enhancing existing ones with more complete and accurate information with references. This is an especially exciting initiative for teachers and students who can make updating or creating Wikipedia entries part of coursework.

Such work can teach students:

To get you started and guide you through the editing process, the ASAWI portal includes: