Charles Tilly Award for Best Book in Collective Behavior and Social Movements (co-winners): Javier Auyero and Dbora Alejandra Swistun, Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown. New York: Oxford University Press, and Nancy Whittier, The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotion, Social Movements, and the State. New York: Oxford University Press.
Best published article: Verta Taylor, Katrina Kimport, Nella Van Dyke and Ellen Andersen, "Culture and Mobilization: Tactical Repertoires, Same-Sex Weddings, and the Impact on Gay Activism," American Sociological Review 74(6): 865-890.
Honorable Mention: Nancy Davis and Robert Robinson, "Overcoming Movement Obstacles by the Orthodox: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Shas in Israel, Comunione e Liberazione in Italy, and the Salvation Army in the United States" American Journal of Sociology 114:1302-1349.
- Outstanding student paper award: Lauren Joseph, Stony Brook University, "From the gayborhood to the small town: LGBT pride organizations and the mobilization of resources, culture and symbolic capital."
- 2009. Klawiter, Maren, The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism (University of Minnesota Press)
- 2008. Roger Karapin, Protest Politics in Germany: Movements on the Left and Right Since the 1960s (Penn State Press)
- 2007. Francesca Polletta, It Was Like a Fever: Storytelling in Protest and Politics (University of Chicago Press)
- 2006. Gene Burns, The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States (Cambridge University Press)
- 2005. Kenneth T. Andrews, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and Its Legacy (University of Chicago)
- 2004. Myra Marx Ferree, William Anthony Gamson, Jurgen Gerhards, and Dieter Rucht. Shaping Abortion Discourse: Democracy and the Public Sphere in Germany and the United States. Cambridge University Press.
- 2003. Francesca Polletta. Freedom is an Endless Meeting. Honorable mention: Kathleen Blee. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement.
- 2002. Jeff Goodwin (NYU). No Other Way Out: States and Revolutionary Movements, 1945-1991.
Dingxin Zhao (Chicago). The Power of Tienamin: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement.
- 2001. None
- 2000. Rebecca Klatch (UCSD). A Generation Divided.
- 1999. Not listed.
- 1998. Nicola Beisel (Northwestern). Imperiled Innocents: Anthony comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America.
- 1996. Charles Tilly (Columbia). Popular contention in Great Britain: 1754-1837.
- 1994. Clark McPhail (UIUC). The Myth of the Madding Crowd.
- 1992. Sidney Tarrow (Cornell). Democracy and Disorder: Protest and Politics in Italy, 1965-1975.
- 1990. Rick Fantasia (Smith). Cultures of Soilidarity: Consciousness, Action and Contemporary American Workers.
Doug McAdam (Arizona). Freedom Summer.
- 1988. John Lofland (UCDavis). Protest: Studies of Collective Behavior and Social Movements.
Best Student Paper
- 2009. Matthew S. Williams, Boston College, "Strategizing against Sweatshops: Ideology, Strategic Models, and Innovation in the U.S. Anti-Sweatshop Movement."
- 2008. Rachel Kutz-Flamenbaum,"Strategic Dilemmas in Organizational Frame Selection and Audience Frame Preference in Women's Peace Organizing"
- 2007. Dan Lainer-Vos, Columbia University, "Social Movements and Citizenship: Conscientious Objection in France, the United States, and Israel." Mobilization Vol. 11, Number 3, (September 2006): 277-295.
- 2006. Rachel Meyer, University of Michigan, "Constituency and Emotion in Collective Action: Sources of Working-Class Identity and Activism." Honorable Mention: Jon Agnone, University of Washington, "Amplifying Public Opinion: The Policy Impact of the U.S. Environmental Movement."
- 2005. Erich Steinman (University of Washington), "Institutionalizing Tribes as Governments: Skillful Meaning Entrepreneurship Across Political Fields"
- 2004. Robert Jansen (UCLA), "Resurrection and Reappropriation: Political Uses of Historical Figures in Comparative Perspective."
- 2003. Julie Stewart (NYU) "When Local Troubles Become Transnational Issues: A Study of an Indigenous Rights Movement in Guatemala."
Honorable Mention: Kraig Beyerlein (UNC), "Explaining Variation in U.S. Religous-Based Protest Activism."
- 2002. Deana Rohlinger (UCI) "Movement-Countermovement Dynamics in the Abortion Debate."
- 2001. John Krinsky (Columbia) "The Relational Dyanmics of Claim-Making in New York City's Workfare Politics."
- 2000. Gary Bologh (Michigan) "Learning from Populism: narrative Analysis and Social Movement Consciousness."
- 1999. Guobin Yang, "The Liminal Effects of Social Movements: Red Guards and the Transformation of Identity."
- 1998. Ira Silver (Northwestern) "Buying an Activist Identity: Reproducing Class through Social Movement Philanthropy.
- 1997. Mary Bernstein (NYU) "Celebration and Suppression: the Strategic Uses of Identity by the Lesbian and Gay Movement."
- 1995. Kenneth T. Andrews (Stony Brook) "The Civil Rights Movement and Black Electoral Politics in Mississippi, 1960-1984."
- 1993. Jackie Smith (Notre Dame) "Transnational Processes and the Human Rights Movement."
Best Published Article
- 2009. Armstrong, Elizabeth A. and Mary Bernstein. "Culture, Power, and Institutions: A Multi-Institutional Politics Approach to Social Movements" Sociological Theory 26(1): 74-99.
- 2008. Caroline Lee, "Is There a Place for Private Conversation in Public Dialogue?" American Journal of Sociology 113:1 (July 2007): 41-96.
2007. Elizabeth A. Armstrong and Suzanna M. Crage, "Movements and Memory: The Making of the Stonewall Myth." American Sociological Review Volume 71 (October 2006): 724-751.
Honorable mentions: Kenneth T. Andrews Michael Biggs, "The Dynamics of Protest Diffusion: Movement Organizations, Social Networks, and News Media in the 1960 Sit-Ins." American Sociological Review Volume 71 (October 2006): 752-777.
Jeff Goodwin, "A Theory of Categorical Terrorism." Social Forces Volume 84 (June 2006): 2027-2046.
- 2006. Edwin Amenta, Neal Caren, and Sheera Joy Olasky, "Age for Leisure? Political Mediation and the Impact of the Pension Movement on U.S. Old-Age Policy,"
American Sociological Review 70:516-538.
Honorable mention: David Smilde, "A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Conversion to Venezuelan Evangelicism: How Networks Matter," American Journal of Sociology 111:757.
- 2005. Co-winners:
David S. Meyer and Debra Minkoff, "Conceptualizing Political Opportunity." Social Forces 82:1457-1492
Daniel J. Myers and Beth Schaefer Caniglia, "All the Rioting That's Fit to Print: Selection Effects in National Newspaper Coverage of Civil Disorders, 1968-1969." American Sociological Review 59: 519-543
- 2004. Paul Almeida, "Opportunity Organizations and Threat-Induced Contention: Protest Waves in Authoritarian Settings,"
American Journal of Sociology 109 (2): 345-400.
- 2004. Steven Pfaff and Hyojoung Kim, "Exit-Voice Dynamics in Collective Action: An Analysis of Emigration and Protest in the East German Revolution,"
American Journal of Sociology 109 (2) 401-444.
- 2003. Bert Useem and Jack Goldstone. "Forging Social Order and Its Breakdown: Riot and Reform in U.S. Prisons."
American Sociological Review 67: 499-525.
- 2002. Steven Pfaff (Washington) and Guobin Yang (Hawaii). "Political Commemorations and the Mobilization of Protest in 1989."