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Race, Gender, and Class Section

Past Awards

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award

This award recognizes scholars who have made a distinguished and significant contribution to the development of the integrative field of race, gender, and class through the publication of a book on the "cutting edge" of sociological inquiry. Links are to the publisher's book page.

YEAR NAME AFFILIATION
(at time of award
TITLE
2011 Miliann Kang University of Massachusetts - Amherst The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work Publisher: University of California Press
  Evelyn Nakano Glenn University of California, Berkeley Forced to Care: Coercion and Caregiving in America Publisher: Harvard University Press (Honorable Mention)
2010 Anna Romina Guevarra University of Illinois, Chicago Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  Jody Miller University of Missouri - St. Louis Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality Publisher: New York University Press
2009 Amy Wilkins University of Colorado - Boulder Wannabes, Goths, and Christians: The Boundaries of Sex, Style and Status Publisher: University of Chicago Press
NOTE: This book also won the Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award this year
  Jessica Fields San Francisco State University Risky Lessons: Sex Education and Social Inequality Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award

This award recognizes scholars who have made a distinguished and significant contribution to the development of the integrative field of race, gender, and class through the publication of a journal article or book chapter on the "cutting edge" of sociological inquiry. Links are to the article's published abstract.


YEAR NAME AFFILIATION
(at time of award)
TITLE
2011 Hae Yeon Choo & Myra Marx Ferree University of Wisconsin - Madison "Practicing Intersectionality in Sociological Research: A Critical Analysis of Inclusions, Interactions, and Institutions in the Study of Inequalities." Sociological Theory 28 (2): 129-149
2010 Adia Harvey Wingfield Georgia State University "Racializing the Glass Escalator: Reconsidering Men's Experiences with Women's Work." Gender and Society (February 2009) Vol. 23 pp. 5-26
2009 Myra Marx Ferree University of Wisconsin at Madison "Inequality, Intersectionality and the Politics of Discourse: Framing Feminist Alliances" in The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality edited by Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier, and Mieke Verloo. Publisher: Routledge

Graduate Student Paper Award

This award is for the best paper in the field of race, gender, and class written by a graduate student. Click on the title to open a pdf of the paper. Published papers are indicated accordingly (with links to the abstract as it appears in the journal).


YEAR NAME AFFILIATION
(at time of award)
TITLE
2011 Alexander Lu Indiana University "Intersections of Discrimination in Immigration Law: Narrating Chinese Women's Experiences during the Chinese Exclusion Era"
2010 Debra Guckenheimer Northeastern University "Unity and Invisible Identities: Toward an Intersectional Analysis of Israeli Society"
  Doug Meyer CUNY "Evaluating the Severity of Hate-Motivated Violence: Intersectional Differences among LGBT Hate Crime Victims" (Honorable Mention)
    Published in
Sociology 44(5):
980-995
  Simone Ispa-Landa Harvard University "Suburban Schools and Status-Bridging Social Ties: Using an Integrative Framework to Explain Interethnic Adolescent Friendships" (Honorable Mention)
2009 Laura Lopez-Sanders Stanford University "{C}Trapped at the Bottom: Racilized and Gendered Labor Queues in New Immigrant Destinations"