The ASA Section on Global and Transnational Sociology is pleased to announce the distinguished winners of this year’s section awards. We will introduce the honorees and their work at the business meeting in Atlanta. Congratulations to all! For the award committees’ explanations of their decisions, and descriptions of the winners’ works, see: SGTS.awards2010.pdf.
Distinguished Career Award
Roland Robertson, Chair in Sociology and Global Society, University of Aberdeen
Committee: Colin Beck; David John Frank; and Ann Hironaka
Best Scholarly Book Award
Terrence C. Halliday and Bruce G. Carruthers. Bankrupt: Global Lawmaking and Systemic Financial Crisis (Stanford University Press 2009)
Committee: Nitsan Chorev; Heather Hurwitz; and Simone Pulver
Best Scholarly Article Award
Kiyoteru Tsutsui and Hwa Ji Shin “Global Norms, Local Activism, and Social Movement Outcomes: Global Human Rights and Resident Koreans in Japan.” Social Problems 55:391-418 (2008).
Committee: Sara Curran; Rachel Sullivan Robinson, and Miriam Abu Sharkh
Best Publication Award by an International Scholar
Max Haller, Roger Jowell, and Tom W. Smith, editors. The International Social Survey Programme, 1984-2009: Charting the Globe (Routledge 2009).
Committee: Elizabeth Heger Boyle; Katja M. Guenther; Joachim Savelsberg
Best Publication by a Graduate Student
Patricia Bromley and Susan Garnett Russell. “The Holocaust as History and Human Rights: A Cross-National Analysis of Holocaust Education in Social Science Textbooks, 1970-2008.” Prospects 153 (2010).
Committee: Salvatore Babones; Andrew Jorgenson; and Matt Mathias.