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BSA Membership Benefits from Sage

SAGE Publishing, British Sociological Association

The Association represents UK sociology on key bodies both nationally and internationally and works closely with allied organisations to influence policies affecting sociology within the wider social sciences remit.

The BSA provides a network of communication to all who are concerned with the promotion and use of sociology and sociological research.



Membership to the BSA is a must-have for those who wish to be involved and stay current with sociology in Britain.

As a member of the BSA community, you'll have many opportunities to meet and collaborate with others who share your interests, establishing invaluable networking and career opportunities, as well as receiving the excellent benefits that membership can offer you.

BSA members receive a variety of benefits as part of their membership, including the Sage benefits and discounts outlined on this page.

BSA Journal Subscription

Work, employment and society


Cultural Sociology


Electronic access to both Sociology  and Work, employment and society. Members choose which print copy they would like to receive, with the second available at a discounted rate.

Discounted individual print subscription to Cultural Sociology

Sage Sociology Collection

As a BSA member you can enjoy free electronic access to Sage Sociology collection, which includes over 80 peer-reviewed journals published by Sage and participating societies. See the full list


Sage Journals and Books Discounts

BSA members receive 50% discount for individual subscriptions to related journals:

European Journal of Social Theory
European Journal of Women's Studies

Feminist Theory
Gender & Society
International Review for the Sociology of Sport
Journal of Classical Sociology

Journal of Consumer Culture
Journal of Family History
Journal of Family Issues
Journal of Sport & Social Issues
Language and Literature
Social Compass
Tourist Studies
Violence Against Women
Youth & Society

Members also receive a 30% discount on all Sage books and subscription to all Sage journals. Browse our full catalogue

Sage Research Methods and Cases

BSA members have access to Sage Research Methods including the Cases module, which provides access to 500 cases, over 300 of which are related to sociology.


Sage Knowledge and eBooks

Members have free access to over 1,000 sociology e-books within the Sage Knowledge eBook platform.