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Organized Section 7: Best Book Award

Conflict Processes Section Award Recipients

Best Book Award
Given every two years for the book making the most outstanding contributions to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states, published in the two calendar years prior to the year in which the award is given. Edited volumes and textbooks are not eligible for the award. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, and a copy of the book should be sent to each member of the award committee.

2016  Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa. Cornell University Press, 2015  
2014 Lars-Erik Cederman, ETH - Zurich
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2014 Kristian Gleditsch, University of Essex
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2014 Halvard Buhaug, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2012 Terrence Chapman, University of Texas, Austin
Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
2010 Dan Reiter, Emory University
How Wars End (Princeton University Press, 2009)
2008 Tanisha Fazal, Columbia University
State Death: The Politics and Geography of Conquest, Occupation, and Annexation (Princeton University Press, 2007)
2006 Andrew Kydd, University of Pennsylvania
Trust and Mistrust in International Relations (Princeton University Press, 2005)
2004 Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Hoover Institution
Co-Authored with Alastair Smith, New York University, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 James Morrow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 Randolph Siverson, University of California, Davis
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 Alastair Smith, New York University
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2002 Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
The Power-Conflict Story: A Dynamic Model of Interstate Rivalry (University of Michigan Press, 2001)
2000 Robert Powell, University of California-Berkeley
In the Shadow of Power (Princeton University Press, 1999)
1997 Mark Lichbach, University of California-Riverside
The Rebel's Dilemma (University of Michigan Press, 1995)
1996 T. Clifton Morgan, Rice University
Untying the Knot of War: A Bargaining Theory of International Crises (University of Michigan Press, 1994)
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