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1992 Award Recipients

Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations

Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award
The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

  Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Special Achievement Award
Legislative Studies

CQ Press Award
The CQ Press Award for the best paper on legislative studies presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

  Barbara Sinclair, University of California, Riverside
"The Emergence of Strong Leadership in the 1980's House of Representatives"

Richard F. Fenno Prize
In the tradition of Professor Fenno's work, this prize is designed to honor work that is both theoretically and empirically strong. Moreover, this prize is dedicated to encouraging scholars to pursue new and different avenues of research in order to find answers to previously unexplored questions about the nature of politics.

  Keith Krehbiel, Stanford University
Information and Legislative Organization (University of Michigan Press, 1991)
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.

  James Wilson, University of California-Los Angeles
"Incentive Systems: A Theory of Organizations" (Administrative Science Quarterly, 1961)
  Peter Clark
"Incentive Systems: A Theory of Organizations" (Administrative Science Quarterly, 1961)

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.

  Walter Burnham, University of Texas-Austin
Critical Elections and the Mainsprings of American Politics (W.W. Norton, 1970)

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.

  Leon Epstein, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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.

  Kenneth Meier, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Active Representation in Educational Bureaucracies: Policy Impacts"
  Joseph Stewart Jr., University of Texas-Dallas
"Active Representation in Educational Bureaucracies: Policy Impacts"
  Donald Kettl, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Who's Minding the Store? The Decline of Competence in American Administration"
Conflict Processes

Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement award is given every other year in recognition of scholarly contributions that have fundamentally improved the study of conflict processes.

  A.F.K. Organski, University of Michigan
Lifetime Achievement Award
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.

  Robert Dixon
Demarhi Representation
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.

  David Mayhew, Yale University
Divided We Govern (Yale Univ Press, Reprint Edition:1993)
Urban Politics

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

  Jonathan Kozol
Savage Inequalities

Norton Long Career Achievement Award
The Norton Long Career Achievement Award is presented annually to a scholar who has made distinguished contributions to the study of urban politics over the course of a career through scholarly publication, the mentoring of students, and public service

  Donna Shalala, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Special Award for Best Book on Urban Policy
Special Award for Best Book on Urban Policy for the best book on a special topic within the field of urban politics.

  Michael Keating, University of Western Ontario
Comparative Urban Politics: Power and the City in the United States, Canada, Britain and France, (Edward Elgar)
Women and Politics Research

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.

  Janet Boles, Marquette University
"Local Elected Women and Policy Making: Movement Delegates or Feminist Trustees"
  Sonia Kruks, Oberlin College
"Gender and Subjectivity: Simone de Beauvoir and Contemporary Feminism"
Foundations of Political Thought

First Book Award
The First Book Award is given for a first book by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career in the area of political theory or political philosophy.

  Alan Houston, University of California, San Diego
Algernon Sydney and the Republican Heritage in England and America (Princeton University Press, 1991)
Information Technology and Politics

Best Instructional Software Award
The Best Instructional Software Award recognizes a work that enhances the teaching of political science through the use of technology.

  Kenneth Janda, Northwestern University
"IDEAlog: A Computer Program for Analyzing Political Values"
  Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University
"IDEAlog: A Computer Program for Analyzing Political Values"
  Dennis Hartman, Northwestern University
"IDEAlog: A Computer Program for Analyzing Political Values"
  Michael Rich, Brown University
"STATMASTER: A Computer Guide to Interpreting SPSS"
  Jack Combs, Brown University
"STATMASTER: A Computer Guide to Interpreting SPSS"

Best Research Software Award
The Best Research Software Award recognizes a work that contributes to the furtherance of research in the field as well as improvement of research.

  Andrew Gelman, University of California, Berkeley
"JudgeIt: A Computer Program for Evaluating Electoral Systems and Redistricting"
  Gary King, Harvard University
"JudgeIt: A Computer Program for Evaluating Electoral Systems and Redistricting"
Political Communication

Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award
The Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award recognizes a lifetime contribution to the study of Political Communication. The award is now given only in odd-numbered years.

  Doris Graber, University of Illinois, Chicago

Paul Lazarsfeld Best Paper Award
The Paul Lazarsfeld Award recognizes the best paper on political communication presented at the previous year’s APSA annual meeting.

  John Zaller, University of California at Los Angeles
"Information and Incumbency Advantage in Congressional Elections"
Political Economy

William H. Riker Book Award
The Best Book Award, named for William H. Riker, is given for the best book on political economy published during the past three calendar years.

  Alice Amsden, New School for Social Research
Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization (Oxford University Press, 1992)
  Robert Wade, University of Sussex
Governing the Market: Economic Theory and the Role of Government in East Asian Industrialization (Princeton University Press, 1990)
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