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Join the SSSA today.  Get reduced rates for conference registration!
26 January 2017:  The link above is back in service. We apologise for any inconvenience this caused.   

Membership in SSSA includes membership in one of our affiliates (Economics, History, International Studies, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, Women’s & Gender Studies), and additional affiliates may be joined for only $5 apiece.

Our membership services are maintained by Wiley Blackwell, the house that publishes Social Science Quarterly and many other fine scholarly journals.

SSSA Basic Membership Dues* Includes one affiliate group, a print copy and online access to SSQ

$ In The Americas

Professional membership including one affiliate group


Student membership including one affiliate group


Retired/unwaged membership including one affiliate group


Family membership** including one affiliate group


* Up to two additional affiliate memberships may be purchased for $5 apiece
**Available for two members at the same address and sharing one subscription to the journal.
† Members outside the Americas have rates in pounds and Euros. See those rates here.

A portion of each member’s dues go to supporting the activities of the affiliates to which the member belongs.

Benefits of Membership

  • Free Subscription to SSQ.Membership in the Association includes one year’s subscription to SSQ, published quarterly with a bonus special issue each year.
  • SSQ Back Issue Access. Your membership dues include personal online access to all available back issues of SSQ for as long as your membership is maintained. Currently, the years available go back to 2001, and you have the option of purchasing hard copies of back issues and volumes.
  • Save Money on Conference Registration. Members also receive discounted registration rates for our annual meetings.

How Do I Join?

Join Now. Joining the SSSA is easy. Simply go to Blackwell’s SSQ website, and select your membership category. You may join with most major credit cards, check or money order.

Join at the Annual Meeting. You may choose to join when registering for the annual meeting, but by joining early you enjoy a discounted conference pre-registration rate for members.