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Organized Section 16: Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award presented for the best paper presented at the previous year’s annual meeting in the field of women and politics.


2016  Sarah Bush, Temple University
“How Gender Stereotypes Can Increase Engagement with Female Officeholders: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Tunisia” 
2016  Lauren Prather, University of California, San Diego
“How Gender Stereotypes Can Increase Engagement with Female Officeholders: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Tunisia” 
2016  Honorable Mention
Abigail S. Post, University of Virginia
"A Woman in a Man’s World: A Gendered Understanding of Crisis Bargaining” 
2016  Honorable Mention
Paromita Sen, University of Virginia
"A Woman in a Man’s World: A Gendered Understanding of Crisis Bargaining” 
2015  Mona Lena Krook, Rutgers University
“Mapping Violence Against Women in Politics: Aggression, Harassment, and Discrimination Against Female Politicians” 
2015  Juliana Sanin, Rutgers University
“Mapping Violence Against Women in Politics: Aggression, Harassment, and Discrimination Against Female Politicians” 
2014 Monica Schneider, Miami University; Mirya Holman, Florida Atlantic University; Amanda Diekman, Miami University; Thomas McAndrew, Miami University
"Power, Conflict, and Community: How Gendered Views of Political Power Influence Women’s Political Ambition."
2014 Karen Celis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Petra Meier, University of Antwerp; Eline Severs, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
"Determining the Quality of Women’s Substantive Representation: A Study of Muslem Women’s Voice and Influence in the Belgian Headscarf Debate."
2013 Beth Reingold, Emory University
Representing Women's Interests and Intersections of Gender, Race and Ethnicity in U.S. State Legislatures
2013 Kerry Haynie, Duke University
"Representing Women's Interests and Intersections of Gender, Race and Ethnicity in U.S. State Legislatures"
2013 Honorable Mention
Rainbow Murray, Queen Mary, University of London
Quotas for Men? Reframing Gender Quotas as a Means of Quality Control
2012 Eléonore Lépinard, University of Montreal
Doing Intersectionality: Varieties of Feminist Practices in France and Canada
2010 Celia Valiente, Universidad Carlos II de Madrid, Spain
"Political Regimes Matter in 'Abeyance' Times: Feminist Organizing in Franco's Spain (1930-1975)"
2007 Mala Htun, New School for Social Research
"When and Why Do Governments Promote Women's Rights?: Toward a Comparative Politics of States and Sex Equality"
2007 S. Laurel Weldon, Purdue University
"When and Why Do Governments Promote Women's Rights?: Toward a Comparative Politics of States and Sex Equality"
2006 Laura Sjoberg, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
"Gendering the Power of Immunity: Empathetic War-Fighting and Jus in Bellow"
2005 S. Laurel Weldon, Purdue University
Inclusion, Solidarity and Transnational Social Movements: The Global Movement Against Gender Violence
2005 Liesl Haas, California State University, Long Beach
Intergovernmental relations and feminist policy makings: A case study of domestic violence in Chile
2004 Marie Brichner, University of Washington, Seattle
"Paid Work, Family and the State: Congressional Proposals to Regulate the Relationship between Home and Work, 1945-1990"
2004 Ann Towns, University of Minnesota
"Women Governing for Modernity: International Hierarchy and Legislature Sex Quotas" (Presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association)
2003 J. Shoshanna Ehrlich, University of Massachusetts, Boston
"Grounded in the Reality of their Lives"
2003 Carol Hardy-Fanta, University of Massachusetts, Boston
"Grounded in the Reality of their Lives"
2002 Eileen McDonagh, Northeastern University
"Political Citizenship and Democratization: The Gender Paradox."
2001 Kimberly Morgan, Princeton University
"Women and the Two-Tiered Politics of Social and Political Citizenship in Europe"
2000 Margaret Moore, University of Waterloo
"The Ethics of Care and Justice," in Women and Politics 20(2): 1-16 (April 1999)
1999 Leonie Huddy, University at Stony Brook
"The Social Nature of Political Identity: Feminist Image and Feminist Identity"
1998 Gretchen Ritter, University of Texas, Austin
"Regendering Citizenship after the Second World War."
1997 Elisabeth Friedman, Stanford University
"Paradoxes of Party Politics: The Impact of Gendered Institutions on Women’s Incorporation in Latin American Democratization"
1996 Anna Harvey, New York University
"Women, Party and Policy: A Rational Choice Approach"
1995 Mary Dietz, University of Minnesota
"Feminist Receptions of Hanna Arendt or how the Analytical Category of Gender Does Injustice to the Theory of Politics"
1995 Carole Kennedy, University of California, Riverside
"Participation and Leadership in Committee Decision-Making: An Experimental Approach to Exploring Gender Differences"
1995 Lisa Young, University of Calgary
"Social Movements and Political Parties: A Comparison of the Canadian and American Women's Movements, 1970-1993"
1994 Eileen McDonagh, Northeastern University
"Abortion Rights Alchemy and the U.S. Supreme Court"
1993 Paul Burstein, University of Washington
"Paid Work, Family and the State: Congressional Proposals to Regulate the Relationship Between Home and Work, 1945-1990"
1993 Rachel Einwohner, University of Washington
Paid Work, Family and the State: Congressional Proposals to Regulate the Relationship Between Home and Work, 1945-1990
1993 Aili Tripp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Gender, Political Participation, and the Transformation of Associational Life in Uganda and Tanzania"
1992 Janet Boles, Marquette University
"Local Elected Women and Policy Making: Movement Delegates or Feminist Trustees"
1992 Sonia Kruks, Oberlin College
"Gender and Subjectivity: Simone de Beauvoir and Contemporary Feminism"
1991 Christine Di Stefano, University of Washington
"Rethinking Autonomy"
1990 Susan Welch, University of Nebraska
"Multimember Districts and the Representation of Women"
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