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Outstanding Article

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 University of Minnesota
“Dealing with Diversity: Mapping Multiculturalism in Sociological Terms”
Monica Prasad Northwestern University “Why is France so French? Culture, Institutions and Neoliberalism, 1974-1981”
2004 Not given
2003 Jack Goldstone

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 Minnesota

Princeton University

“The Structural Contexts of Civic Engagement: National Polities and Individual Association Membership”
2001 Harvey Molotch

William Freudenburg

Krista E. Paulsen

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”
2000 Not given
1999 David Jacobs

Robert M. Brien

Ohio State University University of Oregon “The Determinants of Deadly Force: A Structural Analysis of Police Violence”
1998 Not given
1997 Ed Collom University of California-Riverside
“Race, Class and Gender: The Bases of Socialist Beliefs in America”
Pamela J. Aronson University of Minnesota “Rethinking Political Generations: The Life Course, Personal History and Feminist Identities”
1996 Judith Stepan-Norris

Maurice Zeitlin
University of California, Irvine
"Union Democracy, Radical Leadership, and the Hegemony of Capital"
1994 Margaret Somers University of Michigan "Law, Community, & Political Culture in the Transition Democracy"
1992 Judith Stepan-Norris

Maurice Zeitlin
University of California, Irvine
"'Red' Unions and 'Bourgeois' Contracts?"

Graduate Student Award

2008 Djordje (George) Stefanovic

“The Path to Weimar Serbia? Explaining the Resurgence of the Serbian Far Right after the Fall of Milosevic"
Liza Weinstein “Mumbai’s Development Mafias: Globalization, Organized Crime and Land Development.”
2007 Hiro Saito

University of Michigan

“Reiterated Commemoration: Hiroshima as National Trauma”
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

New York University

“The Politics of Punishing: How the Routine Activities of Governance Impact State Reliance on Confinement”
Hsiu-hua Shen University of Kansas "Mandating Chinese Identity: Taiwanese Business People Meet Chinese Nationalism"
2002 Genevieve Zeitlin 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”

(Undergraduate Student paper award given)

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 University of Minnesota “Rethinking Political Generations: the Life Course”
Edward Collom UC Riverside “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"

Outstanding Contribution to Political Sociology

Book Odd Years, Article Even Years

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 Mounira Maya Charrad University of Texas in Austin States and Women's Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco
2001 Lawrence Jacobs

Robert Shapiro

University of Minnesota

Columbia University

Politicians Don 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 Not given
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 University of Minnesota Ballots and Barricades
Craig Calhoun University of North Carolina Neither Gods Nor Emperors
Kim Voss UC-Berkeley The Making of American Exceptionalism
Frances Fox Piven Richard Cloward CUNY 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