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Section on Community and Urban Sociology Award Recipients

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Special Award

In 2012 The Community and Urban Sociology Section Honored Herbert Gans of Columbia University, for the 50th Anniversary of the publication of The Urban Villagers, contributing to urban theory and practice 1962-2012.

 

Robert and Helen Lynd Award
 

Year

Name

Affiliation

Notes

2013

William Julius Wilson

Harvard University

 

2012

Terry Nichols Clark

University of Chicago

 

2011

Gregory D. Squires

George Washington University

 

2010

Mark Gottdiener

University of Buffalo

 

2009

Anthony Orum

University of Illinois- Chicago

 

2008

John Logan

Brown University

 

2007

Sharon Zukin

Brooklyn College

 

2006

Barry Wellman

University of Toronto

 

2005

John Walton

University of California-Davis

 

2004

Richard Sennett

New York University and London School of Economics

 

2003

Harvey Molotch

New York University

 

2002

Not Given

   

2001

Chester Hartman

Poverty Race Research Council

 

2000

Joe Feagin

University of Florida

 

1999

Janet Abu-Lughod

New School for Social Research

For career achievement

1998

Manuel Castells

University of California-Berkeley

For career achievement

1997

Peter Rossi

University Massachusetts

 

1996

Claude S. Fischer

University of California-Berkeley

For life time contribution

1995

Lyn H. Lofland

University of California-Davis

 

1994

Kenneth P. Wilkinson

Pennsylvania State University

 

1993

Gerald Suttles

University of Chicago

 

1992

Herbert Gans

Columbia University

Former ASA president

1991

Sylvia Fava

CUNY Brooklyn College

 

1990

Amos Hawley

UNC-Chapel Hill

Former ASA president

1989

John Ronald Seeley

   

1988

William Foote Whyte

Cornell University

Former ASA president

1987

Joseph Bensman

Maurice Stein

Arthur Vidich

New School for Social Research

 

1986

Floyd Hunter

 

Founder “Social Science Research and Development Corporation”, Berkeley

1985

Morris Janowitz

University of Chicago

 

1984

James Coleman

University of Chicago

Former ASA president

1983

Irwin Sanders

Boston University

 

1982

Roland Warren

Brandeis University

 

1981

Everett C. Hughes

University of Chicago

Former ASA president

1980

Robert & Helen Lynd

Columbia University

 

1979

Nels Anderson

University of New Brunswick

 


Robert Park Award (Book)
This award was first given in 1987 in honor of Robert E. Park's contributions to Urban Sociology.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013

Robert Sampson

Harvard University

2012. Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect. University of Chicago Press

2012

Li Zhang

Virginia Commonwealth University

2010. In search of paradise: middle-class living in a Chinese metropolis. Cornell Univ Press.

2011

Not given

   

2010

Javier Auyero and Debora Alejandra Swistun

University of Texas

Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown

2009

Miriam Greenberg

University of California-Santa Cruz

Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

2008

Mary Pattillo

Northwestern University

Black on the Block

2007

Robert Smith

Barcuh College

Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants

2006

Chris Rhomberg

Yale University

No There There: Race, Class and Political Community in Oakland

2005

Mario Small

Terry Clark ed.

Honorable Mentions:

Andrew Wiese

Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf and Mary Waters, eds.

Princeton University

Villa Victoria: The Transformation of Social Capital in a Boston Barrio. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004

The City as an Entertainment Machine. New York: Elsevier, 2004

Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004

Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation. Santa Monica: Russell Sage, 2004

2004

Sonya Salamon

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland (University of Chicago Press, 2003)

2003

Eric Klinenberg

New York University

Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago

2002

Susan Eckstein

Boston University

Community as Gift-Giving: Collective Roots of Volunteerism

2001

Cynthia M. Duncan

Ford Foundation

Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America

2000

Not given

   

1999

Jan Lin

Occidental College

Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclaves, Global Change

1998

Roger Waldinger

University of California-Los Angeles

Still Promised City? African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York

1997

Camilo Jose Vergara

Photographer and Sociologist

The New American Ghetto

1996

John Horton

University of California-Los Angeles

The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance and Change in Monterey Park California

1995

Alejandro Portes & Alex Stepick

Johns Hopkins University

Florida International University

City on the Edge

1994

Richard Maddox

Carnegie-Mellon University

El Castillo: The Politics of Tradition in an Andalusian Town

1993

John Walton

University of California- Los Angeles

Western Times and Water Wars: State, Culture, and Rebellion in California

1992

Martin Sanchez Jankowski

University of California-Berkeley

Islands in the Street: Gang and American Society

1991

Elijah Anderson

University of Pennsylvania

StreetWise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community

1990

Theodore Bestor

Columbia University

Neighborhood Tokyo

1989

Steven P. Erie

University of California-San Diego

Rainbow's End: Irish Americans and the Dilemmas of Urban Machine Politics, 1840-1985

1988

Carolyn Ellis

Harvey Molotch

John Logan

University of South Florida

University of California-Santa Barbara

SUNY Albany

Fisher Folk, Two Communities on Chesapeake Bay

Urban Fortunes, the Political Economy of Place

1987

Jonathan Rieder

Victoria Steinitz & Ellen Solomon

Yale University

Canarsie: The Jews and the Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism

Starting Out: Class & Community in the Lives of Working-Class Youth

Jane Addams Award (Article or Book)
 

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013

Matthew Desmond

 

2012. "Eviction and the Reproduction of Urban Poverty," American Journal of Sociology, 118(1): 88-133. 

2012

Wodtke Geoffrey T.  David J. Harding and Felix Elwert

University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin

2011. “Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective: The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation.” American Sociological Review 76(5) 713–736

2011

Not given

   

2010 Co

Alice Goffman

Princeton University

“On the Run: Wanted Men in a Philadelphia Ghetto,” American Sociological Review 74: 339-357, 2009

2010 Co

Patrick Sharkey

NYU

“The Intergenerational Transmission of Context,” American Journal of Sociology

2009

Robert J. Sampson,

Harvard University

Moving to Inequality: Neighborhood Effects and Experiments Meet Social Structure

2008

Kevin Fox Gotham,

Tulane University

The Secondary Circuit of Capital Reconsidered: Globalization and the U.S. Real Estate Section

2007

Elizabeth Bruch and  Robert Mare

 

Neighborhood Choice and Neighborhood Change

2006

Robert J. Sampson and Stephen Raudenbush

 

“Seeing disorder: Neighborhood Stigma and the Social Construction of Broken Windows”

2005

Courtney B. Abrams, Albright, Karen, and Panofsky, Aaron

Nicole Marwell

 

"Contesting the New York Community: From Liminality to the “New Normal” in the Wake of September 11."  City & Community 3 (2004):189-220

“Privatizing the Welfare State: Nonprofit Community-Based Organizations as Political Actors.”  American Sociological Review 69 (2004): 265-291

2004

Mario Small

Keith Hampton and Barry Wellman (Honorable Mention)

Princeton University

MIT

University of Toronto

"Culture, Cohorts, and Social Organization Theory: Understanding Local Participation in a Latino Housing Project" (AJS 108:1-54)

"Neighboring in Netville: How the Internet Supports Community and Social Capital in a Wired Suburb" (City & Community 2:277-311)

2003

Jennifer Lee

University of California, Irvine

“From Civil Relations to Racial Conflict: Merchant-Customer Interactions in Urban America”



CUSS Student Paper Award
 

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2012

Klein, Nicholas J. and Andrew Zitcer

The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers

2012. "Everything but the Chickens: Cultural Authenticity Onboard the Chinatown Bus" forthcoming in Urban Geography (Vol. 33:1, pp. 46-63).

2011

Van C. Tran

Harvard University

“Spatial Assimilation or Spatial Inequality? Second-Generation Neighborhood Attainment and Mobility Trajectories in Young Adulthood.”

2010

Erin Powers

University of Washington

“Must it Take a Village? Social Disorganization, Crime and Collective Action.”

2009

Laura M. Tach

Harvard University

More than Bricks and Mortar: Neighborhood Frames, Social Processes, and the Mixed-Income Redevelopment of a Public Housing Project

2008

L. Owen Kirkpatrick

 

The Two Logics of Community Development: Neighborhoods, Markets

and Community Development Corporations

2007

Jooyoung Lee

University of California, Los Angeles

Rappin’ on the Street Corner: The Social Organization of Street ‘Disorder

2006

Adriana Abdenur

Princeton University

Opening Doors Upstairs: Networks and Social Capital Among Ipanema Doormen.

2005

Andrew Scott Deener

Honorable Mention:

Virag Molnar

University of California-Los Angeles

Princeton University

 

2004

Kraig Beyerlein and John Hipp

Ellen Berrey (Honorable Mention)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Northwestern University

"Bridging or Bonding Social Capital as an Antidote to Crime: The Case of American Religious Traditions"

"Debating Diversity: A Slippery Symbol in Neighborhood Redevelopment Politics"

2003

John Hipp

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“If You Don’t Do It, Someone Else Might…Volunteering for Neighborhood Associations as a Response to Environmental Change”

2002

Isaac Martin

University of California, Berkeley

“Dawn of the Living Wage: The Diffusion of a Redistributive Municipal Policy”

2001

Judith Friedman

Rutgers University

 

2000

Not given

   

1999

Rachael Anne Woldoff

Ohio State University

“The Effects of Local Stressors on Neighborhood Attachments”

1998

Eric Klinenberg

University of California-Berkeley

“Denaturalizing Disaster: A Social Autopsy of the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave”

1997

Kevin Fox Gotham

Tulane University

“Suburbia Under Siege: Low Income Housing and Racial Conflict in Metropolitan Kansas, 1970 to Present”

1996

Jennifer Parker

City University Graduate School

"The Corporate Fast Food Restaurant as 'Transnational Community’: Global and Local Interactions Among an Immigrant Workforce in New York City"

1995

Dalton Clark Conley

Columbia University

“Separate and Unequal? Household Level Effects of Racially Segregated Housing Markets”