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  1. News & Events

    News & Events
  2. All Volumes in the Series

    All Volumes in the Series
  3. ASA requests that American Community Survey remain mandatory

    Honorable Danny Davis, Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia,
    Census and National Archives
    Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
    Washington, DC 20515

    Dear Ranking Member Davis:

    The American Sociological Association appreciates the opportunity to share our views about the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), an innovation that has greatly benefited social science researchers, policy makers, and the communities they both serve.

  4. ASA Opposes Subpoena of ‘Belfast Project’ Data

    The Council of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is profoundly disturbed by the possibility that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit will uphold Judge William G. Young’s recent ruling that personally identifiable research data collected as part of Boston College’s “Belfast Project” must be turned over to British law enforcement through the U.S. Department of Justice.

  5. 2014 Election Results

    Results of the 2014 Election

  6. 2015 ASA Election Results

    Results of the 2015 Election

    Michèle Lamont, Harvard University, has been elected the 108th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Kathleen Gerson, New York University, has been elected Vice President and David Takeuchi, Boston College, was elected Secretary-Elect.

  7. Accessibility

    Accessibilty and the ASA Website

    What is Accessibility?

    Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended in 1998, is a Federal mandate that requires that information technology be accessible to people with disabilities. According to the law, information maintained or used by the Federal government must be accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public.

  8. 2010 Award Recipients

    2010 Award Recipients

    Distinguished Book Award

    Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age, Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, Mary Waters, Jennifer Holdaway

    Dissertation Award

    G. Cristina Mora, "De Muchos, Uno: The Institutionalization of Latino Panethnicity, 1960-1990

    Honorable Mention: Sophia Krzys Acord, "Beyond the Code: Unpacking Tacit Knowledge and Embodied Cognition in the Practical Action of Curating Contemporary Art"

  9. 2011 Award Recipients

    2011 Award Recipients

    Distinguished Book Award

    Violence: A Micro-sociologist Theory by Randall Collins; and Economists and Societies: Discipline and Profession in the United States, Britain, and France, 1890s to 1990s by Marion Fourcade

    Dissertation Award

    Alice Goffman, "On the Run"

    Excellence in the Reporting of Social Issues Award

    David Brooks