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Political Sociology Award Recipients


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Outstanding Article

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2013

Christopher A. Bail University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill. 2012. “The Fringe Effect: Civil Society Organizations and the Evolution of Media Discourse about Islam since September 11th Attacks.” American Sociological Review 77(6): 855-879

2009 Co.

Ho-Fung Hung

Indiana University- Bloomington

“Agricultural Revolution and Elite Reproduction in Qing China: The Trnasition to Capitalism Debate Revisited.” American Sociological Review Vol. 73 (August 2008) 569-588

2009 Co.

Jason Kaufman

Harvard University

“Corporate Law and the Sovreginty of States.” American Sociological Review Vol. 73 No. 3 (June 2008): 402-425

2008

Nathan Martin and David Brady

 

“Workers of the Less Developed World Unite? A Multi-Level Analysis of Unionization in Less Developed Countries”

2007

Andreas Wimmer and Brian Min

 

“From Empire to Nation-state. Explaining Wars in the Modern World, 1816-2001”

2006

Douglas Hartman and Joseph Gerteis

Monica Prasad

University of Minnesota

Northwestern University

“Dealing with Diversity: Mapping Multiculturalism in Sociological Terms”

“Why is France so French? Culture, Institutions and Neoliberalism, 1974-1981”

2004

Not given

   

2003

Jack Goldstone and Bert Useem

University of California-Davis

University of New Mexico

“Forging Social Order and Its Breakdown: Riot and Reform in U.S. Prisons”

2002

Evan Schofer

Marion Fourcade-Gourinchas

University of California-Davis

University of New Mexico

“Forging Social Order and Its Breakdown: Riot and Reform in U.S. Prisons”

2001

Harvey Molotch

William Freudenburg

Krista E. Paulsen

University of Minnesota

Princeton University

“The Structural Contexts of Civic Engagement: National Polities and Individual Association Membership”

2000

Not given

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of North Florida

“History Repeats Itself, But How? City Character, Urban Tradition, and the Accomplishment of Place”

1999

David Jacobs and Robert M. O’Brien

   

1998

Not given

Ohio State University and University of Oregon

“The Determinants of Deadly Force: A Structural Analysis of Police Violence”

1997

Ed Collom

Pamela J. Aronson

   
1995  

University of California-Riverside

University of Minnesota

“Race, Class and Gender: The Bases of Socialist Beliefs in America”

“Rethinking Political Generations: The Life Course, Personal History and Feminist Identities”

1994

Margaret Somers

   
   

University of Michigan

"Law, Community, & Political Culture in the Transition Democracy"

NOTE: In 1996 Political Sociology Section conferred awards not matching their previously established award categories.
 

Graduate Student Paper Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2013

Charles Seguin

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Avalanches of Attention: Dynamics of Media Attention to Social Movement Organizations.”

2010

Michaela Desoucey

Northwestern University

Gastronationalism: Food Traditions and Authenticity Politics in the European Union, American Sociological Review, 

2009 Co.

Christopher Bail

Harvard University

“The Configurations of Symbolic Boundries against Immigrants in Europe.” American Sociological Review 73. (August 2008): 37-59

2009 Co.

Lauren Rivera

Harvard University

“Managing “Spoiled” National Identity: War, Terrorism and Memory in Croatia.” American Sociological Review 73 (August 2008); 613-634

2008 Co.

Djordje (George) Stefanovic

 

“The Path to Weimar Serbia? Explaining the Resurgence of the Serbian Far Right after the Fall of Milosevic"

2008 Co.

Liza Weinstein

 

“Mumbai’s Development Mafias: Globalization, Organized Crime and Land Development.”

2007 Co.

Hiro Saito

University of Michigan

“Reiterated Commemoration: Hiroshima as National Trauma”

2007 Co.

Eran Shor

Stony Brook University

"The Power of Human Rights in Times of Conflict: The Spiral Model for Norms of Socialization Revisited"

2006

Jon Agnone

University of Washington

“Amplifying Public Opinion: The Policy Impact of the U.S. Environmental Movement”

2004

Not given

   

2003

Vanessa Barker

Hsiu-hua Shen

New York University

University of Kansas

“The Politics of Punishing: How the Routine Activities of Governance Impact State Reliance on Confinement”

"Mandating Chinese Identity: Taiwanese Business People Meet Chinese Nationalism"

2002

Genevieve Zubrzycki

Univeristy of Chicago

“We, the Polish Nation’: Ethnic and Civic of Nationhood in Post-Communist Constitutional Debates”

2001

Chris Bonastia

New York University

“Why Did Affirmative Action in Housing Fail During the Nixon Era? Exploring the Institutional Homes of Social Policies”

2000

(Undergraduate)

Christopher E. Paul

University of California, Los Angeles

“Moving Forward with State Autonomy and Capacity: Example from two Studies of the Pentagon during WWII”

1999

Bill Winders

Emory University

“The Roller Coaster of Class Conflict: Class Segments, Mass Mobilization, and Voter Turnout in the United States, 1840-1996”

1998

Mathew Krain

Indiana University

“State Sponsored Mass Murder: The Onset and Severity of Genocides and Politicides”

1997

Pam Aronson

Edward Collom

University of Minnesota

UC Riverside

“Rethinking Political Generations: the Life Course”

“Race, Class and Gender: the Bases of Socialist Beliefs in America”

1995

Wei-Der Shu

Syracuse University

“The Emergence of Nationalism”

1994

Denise Scott

U Mass-Amherst

the Power of Connection in corporate Government Relations: a Gendered Perspective”

1993

Tang Nah Ng

Emory University

“The Democratic Transition Model: debt, Democracy and Welfare effect in Four Semi-Peripheral Nations, 1959-1986”

1992

Debra Street

Florida State University

"Maintaining the Status Quo: The Impact of Old Age Interest Groups on the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988"

NOTE: In 1996 Political Sociology Section conferred awards not matching their previously established award categories.
 

Outstanding Contribution to Political Sociology

Book Odd Years, Article Even Years

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2010 Book

Deborah B. Gould,

University of Chicago

Moving Politics: Emotion and Act Up's Fight Against AIDS  (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009)

2010 Article

Marcus J. Kurtz

(Ohio State University),

“The Social Foundations of Institutional Order: Reconsidering War and the ‘Resource Curse’ in Third World State Building,” Politics and Society 2009 37(4) 479-520.

2009

Not given

   

2008

Javier Auyero

 

Routine Politics and Violence in Argentina: The Gray Zone of State Power

2007

Moon-Kie Jung

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement

2006

Eiko Ikegami

New School for Social Research

Bonds of Civility: Aesthetic Networks and the Political Origins of Japanese Culture

2005

Not Given

   

2004

Not given

   

2003

John Skrentny

University of California-San Diego

The Minority Rights Revolution

2002

Not given

   

2001

Lawrence Jacobs

Robert Shapiro

University of Minnesota

Columbia University

Politicians Don’t Pander

2001

Richard Lachmann

University of Albany

Capitalists In Spite of Themselves

2000

Jeff Manza and Clem Brooks

Northwestern University and Indiana University

Social Cleavages and Political Change: Voter Alignments and U.S. Party Coalitions

1999

Edwin Amenta and

Elisabeth Clemens

New York University

University of Arizona

Bold Relief: Institutional Politics and the Origins of Modern American Social Policy

The People's Lobby

 

1998

Jeff Manza and

Clem Brooks

Northwestern University

Indiana University

“The Religious Factor in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1960-1992”

1997

Peter Evans

University of California-Berkeley

Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation

1995

Ronald Aminzade

Craig Calhoun

Kim Voss

Frances Fox Piven Richard Cloward

University of Minnesota

University of North Carolina

UC-Berkeley

CUNY

Ballots and Barricades

Neither Gods Nor Emperors

The Making of American Exceptionalism

Regulating the Poor

1994

Margaret Somers

University of Michigan

“Law Community and Political Culture in the Transition to Democracy”

1993

Theda Skocpol

Harvard University

Protecting Soldiers and Mothers

 

Deitrich Rueschemeyer

Evelyn Stephens

John Stephens

Brown University

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Capitalist Development and Democracy

1992

Judith Stephan-Norris

Maurice Zeitlin

University of California-Irvine

"'Red' Unions and 'Bourgeois' Contracts"

1991

Kathleen Schwartzman

Thomas Janoski

University of Arizona

Duke University

The Social Origins of Democratic Collapse: The First Portuguese Republic in the Global Economy

The Political Economy of Unemployment: Active Labor Market Policy in West Germany & the United States

NOTE: In 1996 Political Sociology Section conferred awards not matching their previously established award categories.

Special Achievement Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2004

Not given

   

2003

Not given

   

2002

George A. Kourvetaris

Northern Illinois University

Current/Founding editor, Journal of Political and Military Sociology

 

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award (Faculty)

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2013 Co.

Cybelle Fox

 

University of California Berkeley

Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal. (Princeton. 2012)

2013 Co.

Monica Prasad

Northwestern The Land of Too Much: American Abundance and the Paradox of Poverty. (Harvard. 2012)

2009 Co.

Judith Stepan-Norris and Maurice Zeitlin

University of California-Irvine

"Union Democracy, Radical Leadership, and the Hegemony of Capital"


 

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award (Student)

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2009 Co.

Erika Maza Valenzuela

Saint Antony's College, Oxford University

"Catholicism, Anticlericalism, and the Quest for Women's Suffrage in Chile"