Rose Series Call for Book Proposals

ASA Rose Series in Sociology, a book series published by the Russell Sage Foundation, is seeking book proposals. The Rose Series publishes cutting-edge, highly visible, and accessible books that offer synthetic analyses of existing fields, challenge prevailing paradigms, and/or offer fresh views on enduring controversies. Books published in the Series reach a broad audience of sociologists, other social scientists, and policymakers. Please submit a 1-page summary and CV to: Lee Clarke, For more information, go here.

Junior Theorists Symposium

This year’s Junior Theorists Symposium will take place in Seattle on Friday, August 19, 2016. RSVP’s to are highly encouraged so that we can plan appropriate amounts of caffeinated libation accordingly.

The full schedule of papers can be found here.

2016 Section Awards

Please join us in congratulating this year’s award winners. Many thanks to the committees for all their hard work.

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (Book) Award

  • Elizabeth HolzerThe Concerned Women of Buduburam: Refugee Activists and Humanitarian Dilemmas (Cornell University Press), and
  • Dingxin Zhao, The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History (Oxford University Press)

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (Article or Book Chapter) Award

  • Paul Lichterman and Nina Eliasoph, “Civic Action,” American Journal of Sociology 120 (3): 798-863
  • Honorable Mention: Cedric de Leon, Manali Desai, and Cihan Tugal, “Political Articulation: The Structured Creativity of Parties,” Pp. 1-35 in Building Blocs: How Parties Organize Society, edited by Cedric de Leon, Manali Desai, and Cihan Tugal (Stanford University Press)

Best Graduate Student Paper Award

  • Jeremy Levine (Harvard University), “The Privatization of Political Representation: Community-Based Organizations as Non-elected Neighborhood Representatives,” forthcoming in American Sociological Review