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Organized Section 4: Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award

Public Policy Section Award Recipients 

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.

2016  Robert D. Putnam, Harvard University
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Simon and Schuster, 2001.
 2015 James C. Scott, Yale University
Seeing Like A State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. Yale University Press, 1998 
2013 Theda Skocpol, Harvard University
Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992)
2012 Lester Salamon, Johns Hopkins University
Partners in Public Service: Government-Nonprofit Relations in the Modern Welfare State (Johns Hopkins University Press,1995)
2011 Paul Pierson, University of California, Berkeley
"Increasing Returns, Path Dependence, and the Study of Politics,"
2009 Peter Hall, University of Washington
Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France (Oxford University, 1986)
2009 Jennifer Hochschild, University of Washington
The Shifting Politics of Multiracialism in the United States
2006 Charles Lindblom, Yale University
Politics and Markets: The World's Political Economic Systems (Basic Books, 1977)
2005 Gosta Esping-Anderson, European University Institute
The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism (Princeton University Press, 1990).
2004 James March, Stanford University
Rediscovering Institutions: The Organizational Basis of Politics (New York: The Free Press, 1989)
2004 Johan Olsen, ARENA, University of Oslo
Co-Authored with James March: Rediscovering Institutions: The Organizational Basis of Politics (New York: The Free Press, 1989)
2004 James March, Stanford University
Co-Authored with Johan P. Olsen, University of Oslo: Rediscovering Institutions: The Organizational Basis of Politics (Free Press, 1989
2003 Martha Derthick, University of Virginia
The Politics of Deregulation (Brookings Institution Press, 1985)
2003 Paul Quirk, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
The Politics of Deregulation (Brookings Institution Press 1985)
2002 Deborah Stone, Dartmouth College
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision-Making (W.W. Norton, 1988)
2001 Frank Baumgartner, Pennsylvania State University
Agendas and Instability in American Politics (University of Chicago Press, 1993)
2001 Bryan Jones, University of Washington
Agendas and Instability in American Politics (University of Chicago Press, 1993)
2000 Elinor Ostrom, Indiana University
Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action (Cambridge University Press, 1990)
1999 Michael Lipsky, Ford Foundation
Street-Level Bureaucracy (Russell Sage, 1980)
1998 Roger Cobb, Brown University
Participation in American Politics: The Dynamics of Agenda Building (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983)
1998 Charles Elder, Wayne State University
Participation in American Politics: The Dynamics of Agenda Building (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983)
1997 Daniel Mazmanian, University of Michigan
Implementation and Public Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 1989)
1997 Paul Sabatier, University of California-Davis
Implementation and Public Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 1989)
1996 James Wilson, University of California-Los Angeles
The Politics of Regulation (Basic Books, 1980)
1994 John Kingdon, University of Michigan
Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policy (Addison-Wesley Pub Co, 1997; 2nd Edition)
1989 David Ellwood, Harvard University
Poor Support (Basic Books, 1989)
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