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1989 Award Recipients

Public Policy

Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award
The Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award is given for the best book or article published in the general area of public policy during the past twenty (20) plus years. The book or article should have had a major impact on the field. This award carries a $500 prize.

 

David Ellwood, Harvard University
Poor Support (Basic Books, 1989)

Best Paper on Public Policy Award
The Best Paper on Public Policy Award recognizes the best paper on Public Policy given at the previous APSA Annual Meeting. This award carries a $500 prize.

  Trudi Miller, Lehigh University
"Designing Social Structures: A Scientific Perspective"

Hubert H. Humphrey Award

  Charles Levine
Political Organizations and Parties

Jack Walker Award
The Jack Walker Award recognizes an article published in the last two calendar years that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

 

Robert Salisbury, Washington University
"An Exchange Theory of Interest Groups" (American Political Science Review, September 1966)

Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award
The Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award recognizes a book published in the last two calendar years that made an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

  Anthony Downs, The Brookings Institution
An Economic Theory of Democracy (Harper & Row)

Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
The Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award recognizes a scholar whose lifetime professional work has made an outstanding contribution to the field.

  Allan Kornberg, Duke University
Samuel J. Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
Public Administration

Herbert Kaufman Award
The APSA Section on Public Administration is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for its annual Herbert Kaufman Best Paper award. The Herbert Kaufman Committee will select the best paper presented on a panel sponsored (or co-sponsored) by the Public Administration section at the 2013 APSA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The section will follow APSA’s guidance on what constitutes a ’presented paper’-papers that were uploaded to the APSA 2013 conference paper site, hosted by SSRN, or posted/presented in a virtual or alternative form (see PA Division Panels in the 2013 online program for links to such alternative presentations) are eligible for the Kaufman award.

 

Jameson Doig, Princeton University
"Entrepreneurship in Government"

Representation and Electoral Systems

George H. Hallett Award
The George H. Hallett Award is presented annually to the author of a book published at least ten years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the literature on representation and electoral systems.

 

Douglas Rae, Yale University
The Political Consequences of Electoral Laws (Yale University Press, 1967; 2nd revised edition, 1971)

Presidents and Executive Politics

Richard E. Neustadt Best Book Award
The Richard E. Neustadt Award given for the best book on executive politics published during the year. One copy of each book should be sent directly to each member of the committee.

 

Erwin Hargrove, Vanderbilt University
Jimmy Carter as President (Louisiana State University Press, 1988)

Urban Politics

Best Book Award
The Best Book Award recognizes the best book on urban politics published in the previous year.

 

Steven Erie, University of California, San Diego
Rainbow's End: Irish-Americans and the Dilemmas of Urban Machine Politics 1840-1985

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