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Organized Section 27: Michael Harrington Book Award

New Political Science Organized Section Award Recipients

Michael Harrington Book Award
The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.


2016  Marie Gottschalk, University of Pennsylvania
Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics. Princeton University Press, 2015 
2015  Naomi Murakawa, Princeton University
The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America. Oxford University Press, 2014 
2014 Craig Wilder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities (New York Bloomsbury Press, 2013)
2013 Meira Levinson, Harvard University
No Citizen Left Behind (Harvard University Press 2012)
2012 Joe Soss, University of Minnesota
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
2012 Richard Fording, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
2012 Sanford Schram, Bryn Mawr College
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
2011 Michelle Alexander, Ohio State University
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
2010 Marshall Ganz, Harvard University
Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement
2009 Stephen Pimpare, Yeshiva University
A People's History of Poverty in America (The New Press, 2008)
2007 Daniyal Zuberi, University of British Columbia
Differences that Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada
2006 Odd Westad, London School of Economics and Political Science
The Global Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
2005 Katherine Stone, UCLA
From Widgets to Digits: Employment Regulation for the Changing Workplace (Cambridge UP, 2004)
2004 Linda Williams, University of Maryland
The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America (Penn State University Press, 2003)
2003 Manfred Steger, Illinois State University
Globalization: the New Market Ideology
2002 Peter Dreier, Occidential College
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
2002 John Mollenkopf, CUNY, Graduate Center
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
2002 Todd Swanstrom, Saint Louis University
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
2001 Stan Luger, University of Northern Colorado
Corporate Power, American Democracy, and the Automobile Industry
2000 John Ehrenberg, Illinois State University
Globalization: the New Market Ideology (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001)
1999 Michael Forman, University of Washington, Tacoma
Nationalism and the International Labor Movement: The Idea of the Nation in Socialist and Anarchist Theory (Penn State Press, 1998)
1999 Teodros Kiros, Suffolk University
Self Contradiction and the Formation of Human Values: Truth, Language and Desire (Greenwood Press, 1988)
1998 George Katsiaficas, Wentworth Inst of Tech
The Subversion of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life
1998 Steven Best
The Postmodern Turn (Guilford Press, 1997)
1998 Douglas Kellner, Univ of California-Los Angeles
The Postmodern Turn (Guilford Press, 1997)
1997 Ira Katznelson, Columbia University
Liberalism’s Crooked Circle: Letters to Adam Michnik (Princeton University Press, 1996)
1996 Sanford Schram, Macalester College
Words of Welfare: The Poverty of Social Science and the Social Science of Poverty (University of Minnesota Press)
1995 Elizabeth Kelly, DePaul University
Education, Democracy, and Public Knowledge (Westview Press)
1994 Stephen Bronner, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Moments of Decisions (New York and London, Routledge, 1992)
1993 H. Mark Roelofs, New York University
Poverty of American Politics: A Theoretical Interpretation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992)
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