American Society of Criminology

The American Society of Criminology (ASC) is an international organization concerned with criminology, embracing scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the etiology, prevention, control and treatment of crime and delinquency. This includes the measurement and detection of crime, legislation and practice of criminal law, as well as the law enforcement, judicial and correctional systems. The Society's objective is to bring together a multidisciplinary forum fostering criminology study, research, and education.

American Sociological Association

The American Sociological Association (ASA), founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. With over 13,200 members, ASA encompasses sociologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, practitioners, and students.

Association of Black Sociologists

The Association of Black Sociologists (ABS) is a national, professional organization of sociologists and social scientists, founded by women and men of African descent. The organization's mission is to build a tradition of scholarship that will serve African-American people in perpetuity. ABS actively supports the American Sociological Association (ASA) Minority Scholarship Program. Membership is neither currently, nor has ever been restricted to scholars of African descent. Their interests, however, define the focus of the organization's work.

Analytical Sociological Theory (AST)

Developed by AU Professor Emeritus Gert Mueller and influenced by Aristotle, Comte, Husserl, William James, Dilthey, and Wittgenstein, AST contends that the methods of 19th-century empiricism are being pursued at the expense of nomological theory, a condition that rests on a misunderstanding of logic and its application as a tool of theory construction.

FindLaw's Constitutional Law Center

Features a guide that leads visitors through historical documents, biographies and Supreme Court decisions. Users can browse through the Federalist Papers, read the Constitution, or research the lives of the Founding Fathers or past and present Supreme Court Justices.

Global Social Change Research Project

This site has the World Social Change reports we prepared, which are reviews of major world economic, demographic, social, and political changes and data used to develop the reviews, and a review of theories of change. There are also links to sites with theory, research and data on global social, political and economic change.

Opportunity Knocks

An oline resource to find jobs in non-profit organizations.

Project South

Project South is a community-based membership institute that develops and conducts popular political and economic education and action research for organizing and liberation. It organizes and develops popular educators from grassroots and scholarly backgrounds, bringing them together on the basis of equality to join in the process of understanding and transforming our society.

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Founded in 1951, the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) promotes research on and serious examination of problems of social life. The SSSP works to solve these problems and to develop informed social policy. SSSP members are an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.

Sociologists for Women in Society

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) is an international organization of almost 1000 social scientists - students, faculty, practitioners, and researchers - working together to improve the position of women within sociology and within society in general.

The Urban Institute

The Urban Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization established in Washington, D.C., in 1968. The Institute's goals are to sharpen thinking about society's problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens' awareness about important public choices.

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