American Sociological Association

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Membership Categories

Regular Members: $51-$368 (based on self-reported income)
Persons subscribing to the objectives of the Association. Regular Members receive one print journal subscription and online access to all ASA journals included in the membership fee. (Voting members)

Student Members: $51
Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in accredited institutions may select this membership category for as long as their status as full-time student is in effect. Student Members receive one print journal subscription and online access to all ASA journals included in the membership fee. (Voting members)

Associate Members: $103
Persons subscribing to the objectives of the Association but desiring fewer membership benefits. Associate Members receive one print journal subscription and online access to all ASA journals included in the membership fee. This category of membership is not open to persons with full-time appointments in U.S. departments of sociology. (Non-voting members)

International Associate Members: $55
Persons in low-income countries subscribing to the objectives of the Association. (See list of ineligible countries.) International Associate members receive online access to all ASA journals and the online TRAILS database of teaching resources as part of their membership. Eligible members for whom the US$55 dues rate would be a hardship to request a waiver of the member fee for one year. To request a waiver for 2018, send a brief needs-based request to membership@asanet.org. (Non-voting members)

Retired Members: $51
Individuals retired from their primary place of employment and no longer receiving payment for sociological work on a salaried basis. Retired members receive online access to all ASA journals as part of their membership. (Voting members)

High School Teacher Members: $55
New in 2018. Secondary school teachers who subscribe to the objectives of the organization. High School Teacher Members receive one print journal subscription and online access to all ASA journals included in the membership fee. (Non-voting members)

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