2009 Section Awards
Charles Tilly Award for Best Book in Collective Behavior and Social Movements: Klawiter, Maren. The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism (University of Minnesota Press)
Honorable Mentions: Ghaziani, Amin. The Dividends of Dissent: How Conflict and Culture Work in the Lesbian and Gay Marches on Washington (University of Chicago Press)
Moore, Kelly. Disrupting Science: Social Movements, American Scientists, and the Politics of the Military, 1945-1975 (Princeton University Press)
Best published article: Armstrong, Elizabeth A. and Mary Bernstein. "Culture, Power, and Institutions: A Multi-Institutional Politics Approach to Social Movements" Sociological Theory 26(1): 74-99.
Honorable Mention: McCammon, Holly J., Soma Chaudhuri, Lyndi Hewitt, Courtney Sanders Muse, Harmony D. Newman, Carrie Lee Smith and Teresa M. Terrell. 2008. "Becoming Full Citizens: The U.S. Women's Jury Rights Campaigns, the Pace of Reform, and Strategic Adaptation" American Journal of Sociology 113(4): 1104-47.
- Outstanding student paper award:
Matthew S. Williams, Boston College, "Strategizing against Sweatshops:
Ideology, Strategic Models, and Innovation in the U.S. Anti-Sweatshop
Honorable Mentions: Thomas V. Maher, The Ohio State University, "Threat, Resistance, and Mobilization: The Cases of Sobibor, Treblinka, and Auschwitz"
Alexandra Pittman, Boston College, "Bridging Discourses: Moroccan Women's Rights Activists Framing the Need for Islamic Family Law Reform"
- Charles Tilly Award for Best Book in Collective Behavior and Social Movements: Roger Karapin, Protest Politics in Germany: Movements on the Left and Right Since the 1960s (Penn State Press)
- Best published article: Caroline Lee, "Is There a Place for Private Conversation in Public Dialogue?" American Journal of Sociology 113:1 (July 2007): 41-96.
- Outstanding student paper award: Rachel Kutz-Flamenbaum,"Strategic Dilemmas in Organizational Frame Selection and Audience Frame Preference in Women's Peace Organizing"
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