American Sociological Association

Section on Labor and Labor Movements

Labor and Labor Movements Award Nominations Calls

Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

DEADLINE: 2/1/2019

The LLM’s section's Distinguished Scholarly Book Award goes to what is judged by the award committee to be the best book based on original research published in the sociology of work, the labor process, the working class, labor unions, or working class movements. To qualify, the book must have been published between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018. No more than one book nomination per person is allowed. Section members are strongly urged to nominate books for the prize. Self-nominations are welcome. In order to be considered by the committee, the author (or authors) must join or be members of the Labor section. Please send your nomination to the committee chair, Penny Lewis (Penny.Lewis@cuny.edu), no later than February 1, 2019. Upon receipt of your email nomination, you will be provided with the mailing addresses of the award committee members. Nominators/Nominees/Publishers will have until March 1, 2019 to send hard-copies to the committee members.

 

Distinguished Scholarly Article Award

DEADLINE: 3/01/2019

The LLM section’s Distinguished Scholarly Article Award goes to what is judged by the award committee to be the best article in the sociology of work, the labor process, the working class, labor unions, or working class movements published between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018. Articles based on qualitative, quantitative or mixed methodologies are welcome. Research may be U.S. based, international, or global in scope. Section members are strongly urged to nominate articles for the prize. Self-nominations are welcome. In order to be considered by the committee, the author (or authors) must join or be members of the Labor section. Nominations must include an electronic copy of (or link to) the article, and all nominations must be received no later than March 1, 2019. Please send all nominations to the chair of the award committee, Jasmine Kerrissey, at jasmine@soc.umass.edu.


Student Paper Award

DEADLINE: 3/01/2019 

The LLM section’s Distinguished Student Paper Award goes to what is judged by the award committee to be the best paper written by a graduate student on the sociology of work, the labor process, the working class, labor unions, or working class movements between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018. Papers based on qualitative, quantitative or mixed methodologies are welcome. Research may be U.S. based, international, or global in scope. Published papers, papers under review, and unpublished article-length manuscripts are eligible. Authors must be enrolled students at the time the paper was written and cannot have won the student paper award in the previous 3 years. In addition, authors must be members of the LLM section at the time of submission. The winner receives $250. Section members may self-nominate, and faculty should encourage graduate students to submit promising work. Nominations must include an electronic copy of the paper and must be submitted no later than March 1, 2019 to the Distinguished Student Paper Award committee chair, Vanesa Ribas, at vribas@ucsd.edu.