Section on the Sociology of Development's Samuel Cohn Distinguished Service Award
2014: Samuel Cohn, Department of Sociology, Texas A&M University
Section on the Sociology of Development Faculty Book Award
2015: Sanyal, Paromita. Credit to Capabilities: A Sociological Study of Microcredit Groups in India. Cambridge University Press
2014: Rina Agarwala, Johns Hopkins University, Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Development in India (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
2013: Huber, Evelyne and John D Stephens. 2012. Democracy and the Left: Social Policy and Inequality in Latin America. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
2012 Co. Barron, Patrick (University of Oxford), Rachel Diprose (University of Oxford), and Michael Woolcock (World Bank) 2011. Contesting Development: Participatory Projects and Local Conflict Dynamics in Indonesia. Yale University Press.
2012 Co: Mahoney, James (Northwestern University) 2010. Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective. Cambridge University Press.
Section on the Sociology of Development Faculty Article Award
2015: Gabriel Hetland. “The Crooked Line: From Popular Mobilization to Participatory Democracy in Chavez-Era Venezuela,” Qualitative Sociology.
2014: Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock, and Matt Andrews, all of Harvard Kennedy School, (2013) “Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation.” The Journal of Development Studies. 49(1): 1-18.
2013: Lee, Cheol-Sung. 2012. “Associational Networks and Welfare States in Argentina, Brazil, South Korea, and Taiwan.” World Politics 64(3): 507-554.
Section on the Sociology of Development Graduate Student Paper Award
2015 Co-Winner: Julia Behrmanand Abigail Weitzman. “The Effect of Severe Natural Disaster on Fertility: Evidence from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.”
2015 Co-Winner: Gowri Vijayakumar “I’ll be like Water:” Gender, Class and Flexible Aspirations at
the Edge of India’s Knowledge Economy.”
2014: Diana Rodríguez-Franco, Northwestern University, (2014) “Internal Wars, Taxation, and State Building.”
2013: Levien, Michael and Marcel Paret. 2012. “A Second Double Movement? Polanyi and Shifting Global Opinions on Neoliberalism.” International Sociology 27(6) 724– 744.
2012: Andrews, Abigail (University of California, Berkeley) ‘The Quiet Insubordination of Staying Home: Rethinking Women who “Stay Behind”’
Section on the Sociology of Development Lifetime Achievement Award
2012: Peter Evans, University of California- Berkeley