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Society for Social Studies of Science

Become a Member of 4S and Receive. . .

  • Free online access to all issues of the journal Science, Technology, and Human Values
  • Optional hard copies of the next six issues of Science, Technology, and Human Values
  • Technoscience Updates, monthly email notices covering STS Events, Announcements, Calls for Papers, and Positions
  • Half-price subscriptions to the journals Social Studies of Science, Science as Culture, New Genetics & Society, and Engineering Studies
  • 30% off the list price for MIT Press books in STS and 30% off individual subscriptions to MIT Press journals in science and history
  • Reduced registration fees at annual meetings; and
  • Your own listing in our online directory of STS professionals

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Membership Rates

Sustaining: $100

Professional: $50

Students and 'Professional – Reduced': $25

All additional revenue generated from Sustaining members contributes to a fund in support of subsidies for meeting participation by students and other low-income scholars.

The 'Professional – Reduced' membership is intended for retirees, un/underemployed scholars, and scholars from non-OECD countries. Please follow your own judgment on selecting this option.

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Joining online with a credit card is strongly encouraged. If this is simply not possible, please send the following information with your check or international money order (in U.S. dollars) payable to "Society for Social Studies of Science" to:

Society for Social Studies of Science
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
University of Wisconsin, River Falls
River Falls, WI 54022 USA

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