International Sociological Association (ISA)

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International Sociological Association (ISA)

RC21 – the Research Committee 21 on Urban and Regional Development – is part of the International Sociological Association (ISA). ISA was founded in 1949 under the auspices of UNESCO. The goal of the ISA is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world. Its members come from 162 countries.

The ISA is a member of the International Social Science Council and enjoys a status of the Non-Governmental Organization in formal associate relations with UNESCO and special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. The ISA is also a member of the International Council of Science.

RC21 encourages its members to become also ISA members. In case you want to become also an ISA member please, register here