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ASA Section Membership by Membership Level and Gender in 2010



Top Ten Section Choices of Regular and Student Members, and Male and Female Members in 2010

  All Members Regular Members Student Members Female Members Male Members
Sections Total 1
Section Rank Total Section Rank Total Section Rank Total Section Rank Total Section Rank
Culture 8.25% 1 8.75% 2 9.42%
1 7.81% 5 8.84% 1
Sex and Gender
8.18 2 8.86 1 9.07 3 13.37 1 2.34 30
Medical Sociology
7.43 3 8.15 3 7.18 4 9.19 3 5.56 10
Organizations, Occupations, and Work
6.88 4 7.82 4 6.21 8 6.70 8 7.28 5
Race, Gender, and Class
6.56 5 6.01 12** 9.20 2 9.73 2 3.04 25
Economic Sociology
6.10 6 6.36 9 6.36 6 4.18 19 8.42 2
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
5.97 7 6.61 7 6.25 7** 6.87 7 5.05 13
Theory 5.95 8 6.50 8 5.56 11 3.89 22 8.39 3
Education, Sociology of
5.93 9 6.05 11 6.25 7** 6.27 9 5.64 9
Family, Sociology of
5.84 10 6.77 6 5.81 10 8.28 4 3.20 24**
Political Sociology
5.73 11 6.01 12** 6.50 5 4.34 14 7.37 4
Collective Behavior/Social Movements
5.59 12 6.09 10 5.92 9 5.07 12 6.27 8
Teaching and Learning
5.45 13 6.90 5 4.37 17 7.09 6 3.66 19**
Comparative and Historical Sociology
5.05 14 5.68 14 4.68 15 3.79 23 6.51 7
Religion, Sociology of
5.00 15 5.22 15 5.28 13 3.61 24 6.70 6
Aging and the Life Course
4.41 16 5.08 16 3.70 23 5.46 10 3.33 21
(N) 13,708  7,337  4,511  7,195  6,280 

Notes:  

1 Column totals do not add to 100%. Some members join more than one section.
** Indicates tied rankings.

This table can be found in the Footnotes article, "Core and Diversity in Sociology Section Membership in 2010." Additional 2010 membership data can be found in the research brief, "A Decade of Change: ASA Membership From 2000 - 2010."

Source: ASA Membership Database, 2010.


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