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Organized Section 33: Best Book Award

Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section Award Recipients 
 
Best Book Award
The Best Book Award is given for the best book in the field of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

2016
 

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley
, University of California, Los Angeles
Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs. Cambridge University Press. 
2016  Claire Jean Kim, University of California, Irvine
Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age. Cambridge University Press 
2016  Christopher T. Stout, Southern Illinois University
Bringing Race Back In: Black Politicians, Deracialization, and Voting Behavior in the Age of Obama. University of Virginia Press 
2016  Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, Wake Forest University
Partners or Rivals?: Power and Latino, Black, and White Relations in the Twenty-First Century. University of Virginia Press
 
2015  David Lublin, American University 
Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Party Success. Oxford University Press, 2014
2014 Daniel Gillion, University of Pennsylvania
The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy. Cambridge University Press
2014 Christopher Parker, University of Washington
Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. Princeton University Press
2014 Matt Barreto, University of Washington
Change They Can't BelieveIn: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. Princeton University Press.
2013 Lisa Garcia Bedolla, University of California, Berkeley
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the Vote Campaigns (Yale University Press 2012)
2013 Melissa Michelson, Menlo College
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the Vote Campaigns (Yale University Press, 2012)
2010 Anthony Chen, Northwestern University
The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
2010 Robert Gooding-Williams, University of Chicago
In the Shadow of Dubois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America
2009 Michelle Boyd, University of Illinois, Chicago
Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville (University of Minnesota Press, 2008)
2009 Paul Frymer, Princeton University
Black and Blue: Aftican Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party (Princeton University Press, 2008)
2009 Ariela Gross, University of Southern California
What Blood Won't Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America (Harvard University Press, 2008)
2007 Reuel Rogers, Northwestern University
Afro Caribbean Immigrants and the Politics of Imcorporation: Ethnicity, Exception, or Exit
2007 Sudhir Venkatesh, Columbia University
Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
2007 Byron Shafer
The End of Southern Exceptionalism: Class, Race, and Partisan Change in the Postwar South
2007 Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia
The End of Southern Exceptionalism: Class, Race, and Partisan Change in the Postwar South
2006 Donna Van Cott, University of Tennessee
From Movements to Parties in Latin America: The Evolution of Ethnic Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
2006 Robert Lieberman, Columbia University
Shaping Race Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective (Princeton University Press, 2005)
2006 Lisa Garcia Bedolla, University of California, Irvine
Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity and Politics in Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2005)
2006 Ange-Marie Hancock, Yale University
The Politics of Disgust: The Public Identity of the 'Welfare Queen' (NYU Press, 2005)
2005 Sherene Razack, University of Toronot
Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping and the New Imperialism
2005 Michele Berger, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Workable Sisterhood: The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS
2005 Melissa Harris-Perry, University of Chicago
Barbershops, Bibles and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought
2005 Albert Samuels, Southern University
Is Separate Unequal? Black Colleges and the Challenge to Desegregation
2004 Lewis Randolph, Ohio University
For research on Race and Ethnicity Politics in Local Contexts, "Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia," Co-Authored with Gayle T. Tate, Indiana University, Bloomington
2004 Gayle Tate, Indiana University, Bloomington
For research on Race and Ethnicity Politics in Local Contexts, "Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia," Co-Authored with Lewis Randolph, Ohio University
2004 Benjamin Marquez, University of Wisconsin
Given for research on Race and Ethnic Political Theory and Organizational Development, "Constructing Identities in Mexican American Political Organizations" (University of Texas Press)
2004 K. Tate, University of California, Irvine
Given for research on Race and Ethnic Political Representation, "Black Faces in the Mirror: African Americans and Their Representatives in the U.S. Congress" (Princeton University Press)
2004 Linda Williams, University of Maryland
Given for research on Public Policy and Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States, "The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America" (Pennsylvania State University Press)
2002 Pei-te Lien, University of Utah
The Making of Asian America Through Political Participation
2002 Keith Wailoo, University of California
Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health
2002 Nora Hamilton, University of Southern California
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
2002 Norma Stoltz Chincilla, California State University, Long Beach
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
2002 Michael Dawson, Harvard University
Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African American Political Ideologies
2002 Ronald Schmidt Sr., California State University, Long Beach
Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States
2002 Matthew Guterl, Brown University
The Color of Race in America, 1900-1940 (Harvard University Press, 2001)
2001 Richard Iton, University of Toronto
Solidarity Blues: Race, Culture, and the American Left
2001 Claire Kim, University of California
Bitter Fruit, The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City
2001 William Nelson Jr., Ohio State University
Black Atlantic Politics ( State University of New York Press, 2000)
2001 David Kryder, Massachussetts Insititute of Technology
Divided Arsenal: Race and the American State During World War II (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2001 Ronald Schmidt Sr., California University, Long Beach
Language Policy and Identity Politics in the U.S. (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2000 Robert Lee, Marians Baptist Academy
Orientals: Asian Americans in Popular Culture (Temple University Press, 1999)
2000 Mary Waters, Institute for Initative and Referendum
Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities ( Harvard University Press, 1999)
1999 Audra Simpson, University of Washington
The Tie that Binds: Identity and Political Attitudes in the Post-Civil Rights Generation (New York University Press, 1998)
1999 Luana Ross, University of California, Davis
Inventing the Savage: The Social Construction of Native American Criminality (University of Taxas Press, 1998)
1999 Michael Jones-Correa, Micheal Jones-Correa
Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City (Cornell University Press, 1998)
1998 Matthew Jacobson, Yale University
Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race

 
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