Mission Statement

The British Sociological Association's mission is to represent the intellectual and sociological interests of its members. In doing so, the Association aims to:

  • Provide information and services to members;
  • Seek to influence policies affecting sociology within the wider social sciences remit;
  • Promote the identity of the discipline and its practitioners/scholars;
  • Enhance the context for the pursuit of sociology;
  • Maintain and encourage links with sociologists throughout the world;
  • Publish journals, books and other materials;
  • Generate income from activities related to the work of the BSA;
  • Establish and maintain suitable systems of management for the BSA;
  • Act as responsible employers, with appropriate concern for the health and welfare of its employees.