Research Committees

RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development


The Research Committee on Social Transformations and Sociology of Development, RC09, strives to represent sociologists interested in the study of social transformations and development around the world, regardless of their theoretical persuasion, methodological approaches or ideological perspective. The goal of the RC09 is to advance sociological knowledge on social transformations and development and to support research on this topic among scholars around the world.

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RC09 website

Board 2014-2018

Co-Presidents Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Université Rennes 2, France,
Habibul H. KHONDKER, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates,
Secretary/Treasurer Tamara HERAN CUBILLOS, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France,
Newsletter editor Zophia EDWARDS, Providence College, USA, (2017-2018)
Joshua K. DUBROW, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (2014-2016)
Website editor Ilona WYSMULEK, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, (2016-2018)
Board Members Nina BANDELJ, University of California-Irvine, USA
Samuel COHN, Texas A&M University, USA
Nikolai GENOV, School for Advanced Social Studies, Slovenia
Dieter NEUBERT, University Bayreuth, Germany

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinators: Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, and Habibul KHONDKER,


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Dues for a 4 year period.

Supporter USD 50
Regular USD 35
Discount USD 20
Voluntary USD 80
Category A USD 40
Category B and C USD 20

ISA membership registration form is available on

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