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Organized Section 20: Luebbert Best Book Award

Comparative Politics Section Award Recipients

Luebbert Best Book Award
The Luebbert Book Award is given for the best book in the field of comparative politics published in the previous two years.
 

2016  Michael Albertus, University of Chicago
Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform. Cambridge University Press 2015 
2016  Catherine Boone, London School of Economics
Property and Political Order in Africa: Land Rights and the Structure of Politics. Cambridge University Press 2014 
2015  Tariq Thachil, Yale University
Elite Parties, Poor Voters: How Social Services Win Votes in India. Cambridge University Press, 2014 
2015  Honorable Mention
Melani Cammett, Harvard University
Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon. Cornell University Press, 2014 
2014 Susan Stokes, Yale University
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Thad Dunning, University of California, Berkeley
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Marcelo Nazareno, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Valeria Brusco, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Honorable Mention
Leonardo Arriola, University of California, Berkeley
Multi-ethnic Coalitions in Africa: Business Financing of Opposition Election Campaigns (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
2014 Honorable Mention
Pablo Beramendi, Duke University
The Political Geography of Inequality: Regions and Redistribution (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
2013 Fotini Christia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alliance Formation in Civil Wars (Cambridge University Press 2012)
2012 Jeffrey Winters, Northwestern University
Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
2012 Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia
Governing for the Long Terms: Democracy and the Politics of Investment (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
2011 James Mahoney, Northwestern University
Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective
2010 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)
2010 James Habyarimana, Georgetown University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2010 Daniel Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2010 Jeremy Weinstein, Stanford University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2009 Raymond Duch, University of Oxford
The Economic Vote (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
2009 Randolph Stevenson, Rice University
The Economic Vote (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
2008 Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
The Logic of Violence in Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
2007 Jonathan Rodden, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Hamilton's Paradox: The Promise and Perils of Fiscal Federalism
2006 Daniel Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
2005 Elisabeth Wood, Yale University
Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador (Cambridge University Press)
2005 Kathleen Thelen, Northwestern University
How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany, Britain, the United States, and Japan (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
2005 Honorable Mention
Pradeep Chhibber, University of California, Berkeley
The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States (Princeton University Press, 2004)
2005 Honorable Mention
Kenneth Kollman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States (Princeton University Press, 2004)
2004 Isabela Mares, Stanford University
The Politics of Social Risk, Business and Welfare State Developments (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
2003 Ashutosh Varshney, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life (Yale University Press)
2003 John Huber, Columbia University
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
2003 Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
2002 Nicolas van de Walle, Michigan State University
African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
2001 Jeffrey Herbst, European University Institute
States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control (Princeton University Press, 2000)
2001 Stefano Bartolini, European University Institute
The Political Mobilization of the European Left, 1860-1980: The Class Cleavage (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2000 Alexander Hicks, Emory University
Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism: A Century of Income Security Policies (Cornell, 1999)
2000 Daniel Treisman, University of Michigan
After the Deluge: Regional Crises and Political Consolidation in Russia (University of Michigan 1999)
2000 Torben Iversen, Harvard University
Contested Economic Institutions: The Politics of Macroeconomics and Wage Bargaining in Advanced Democracies (Cambridge University Press 1999)
1999 David Laitin, Stanford University
Identity in Formation: The Russian-Speaking Populations in the Near Abroad (Cornell University Press, 1998)
1998 Gary Cox, University of California, San Diego
Making Votes Count: Strategic Coordination in the World's Electoral Systems (Cambridge University Press, 1997)
1997 Frances Rosenbluth, Yale University
The Politics of Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
1997 Mark Ramseyer, University of Chicago
The Politics of Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
1996 Stephan Haggard, University of Calfornia, San Diego
The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995)
1996 Robert Kaufman, Rutgers University
The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995)
1996 Honorable Mention
Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
Politicians Dilemma: Building State Capacity in Latin America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994)
1996 Honorable Mention
Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University
Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action, and Politics (Cambridge University Press, 1994)
1995 M. Crawford Young, University of Wisconsin Madison
The African Colonial State In Comparative Perspective (Yale University Press, 1995)
1994 Robert Putnam, Harvard University
Making Democracy Work (Princeton University Press, 1993)
1993 Gregory Luebbert, University of California, San Diego
Liberalism, Fascism or Social Democracy (Oxford University Press, 1991)
1993 Ruth Collier, University of California, Berkeley
Shaping the Political Arena (Princeton University Press, 1991)
1993 David Collier, University of California, Berkeley
Shaping the Political Arena (Princeton University Press, 1991)
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