Research Committees

RC28 Social Stratification

Established in 1950


RC28 general objectives are to promote high quality research on social stratification and social mobility, and the international exchange of scientific information in this field.

More information

RC28 Website

Board 2014-2018

President Yu XIE, Princeton University, USA,
Secretary-Treasurer Hiroshi ISHIDA, University of Tokyo, Japan,
Board Members Hanna AYALON, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Carlo BARONE, University of Trento, Italy
Ted GERBER, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA
Marita JACOB, University of Cologne, Germany
Ruud LUIJKX, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Ineke MAAS, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Hyunjoon PARK, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Sawako SHIRAHASE, University of Tokyo, Japan
Tony TAM, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Florencia TORCHE, New York University, USA

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinator: Hiroshi ISHIDA,


Research in Social Stratification and Mobility is the official journal of the ISA RC28.


The RC28 shares with its members updated information in its Newsletter section.


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