Membership dues are contingent on the role and home country of the individual.
Role - Individuals can join as professionals or independent scholars.
- Professionals can register for a one or a five-year membership. This category is for fulltime employed, tenure-stream/permanent faculty.
- Independent Scholars, can register one year at a time. This category is for scholars without expected institutional support generally enjoyed by fulltime employed, tenure-stream/permanent faculty. This can include job categories of unemployed, retired, contingently/contractually employed, and student.
- Students - should join NASSS as independent scholars, even if they are currently affiliated with an institution.
Home Country - categorized as A (higher income nations), B (middle income nations), and C (lower income nations).
Download the Country Categories here. [*Note: This PDF was created based on the information published by the International Sociological Association: https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/membership/table-of-economies-by-category]
|Hard Copy Journal Access||On-line copy of journal access||No journal Access|
|Professional A Membership||$130||$120||$110|
|Professional B Membership||$65||$60||$55|
|Professional C Membership||$35||$30||$25|
|Five Year A Membership||$552||$542||$532|
|Five Year B Membership||$276||$271||$266|
|Five Year C Membership||$138||$135||$133|
|Independent Scholar A Membership||$60||$50||$20|
|Independent Scholar B Membership||Not available||$25||$10|
|Independent Scholar C Membership||Not available||$15||$5|