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  1. ASA Anti-Harassment Resources

    ASA Anti-Harassment Resources
    ASA Working Group on Harassment
    Version August 1, 2018

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  2. Social Media Toolkits

    Promoting Sociological Research Social Media Toolkit

    Hesitant to use social media professionally? Download our social media tool kit to read about engaged public sociologists, best practices and practical advice for using social media, and dealing with public attacks.

  3. 2019 Program Committee

    The Program Committee for the Annual Meeting usually consists of twelve people, four officers and eight appointed members, as outlined below. In years where there is a Secretary-Elect, that person shadows the Secretary and participates in Program Committee meetings.

    President-Elect, Vice President-Elect, Secretary, Executive Officer, two carry-over members from the previous year's Program Committee, and six members nominated by the President-Elect and approved by ASA Council.

  4. Advertise with the ASA

    Advertising and Mailing Lists

     

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    With nearly 13,000 members and counting, the American Sociological Association (ASA) offers advertisers a unique opportunity to advertise directly to their specific audience: practicing sociologists, researchers,

  5. Editorial Offices

    American Sociological Review

    Mission Statement: The official flagship journal of the ASA, American Sociological Review publishes original (not previously published) works of interest to the discipline in general, new theoretical developments, results of research that advance our understanding of fundamental social processes, and important methodological innovations. All areas of sociology are welcome. Emphasis is on exceptional quality and general interest.

  6. Wayward Elites: From Social Reproduction to Social Restoration in a Therapeutic Boarding School

    In the past few decades, a multi-billion-dollar “therapeutic boarding school” industry has emerged largely for America’s troubled upper-class youth. This article examines the experiences of privileged youth in a therapeutic boarding school to advance social restoration as a new form of social reproduction. Drawing on interviews and fieldwork inside a Western therapeutic boarding school for young men struggling with substance abuse, I explore how students leverage a stigmatized, addict identity in ways that can restore privilege.

  7. The Formation of Group Ties in Open Interaction Groups

    We examine how task jointness and group incentive structures bear on the nature and strength of the affective and cognitive ties that people forge to a group. The argument is that affective group ties have stronger effects on social order than cognitive group ties. There are two general hypotheses. First, joint tasks generate stronger cognitive and affective ties to groups, whereas group incentives generate cognitive but not necessarily affective ties to the group.

  8. Intragenerational Variations in Autobiographical Memory: China’s “Sent-Down Youth” Generation

    The relationship between generation and memory instantiates a theme central to sociology: the intersection between history and biography. This study addresses two gaps in the literature. First, whereas the dominant approach uses a cognitive concept of memory operationalized as naming events, I focus on autobiographical memory represented in life stories, in which members of a generation understand the meanings of their personal past as part of a historical event.