Section on Labor and Labor Movements Call for Awards Nominations

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Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Student Paper Award

Deadline: 3/1/2016

The Labor and Labor Movements section sponsors the Distinguished Student Paper Award for the best paper written by a graduate student in the previous year. Published papers, papers under review, and unpublished article-length manuscripts are eligible. The paper must have been written between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015, and the author must have been enrolled as a graduate student at the time the paper was written. Those that have won the student paper award in the previous 3 years are not eligible. The winner receives $300. All methodological orientations and substantive topics related to labor and/or labor movements are welcome. Section members are encouraged to self-nominate, and we ask faculty to encourage graduate students to submit promising work.  Nominations must include an electronic copy of the paper and must be sent no later than March 1, 2016 to the Distinguished Student Paper Award committee chair, Joshua Bloom at joshuabloom@ucla.edu.

Committee:
Joshua Bloom (chair), joshuabloom@ucla.edu

Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Scholarly Article Award

Deadline: 3/31/2016

Every year the Labor and Labor Movements section grants the Distinguished Scholarly Article Award for outstanding scholarship. For 2015, the Distinguished Scholarly Article Award will go to the best article published between January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015. The article is open to both qualitative and quantitative orientations and can reflect work that is U.S.-based or global in scope. Section members are strongly urged to nominate articles for the prize. Self-nominations are always welcomed. All nominations must be received no later than March 31, 2016. Please send all nominations to the chair of the awards committee, Jeff Sallaz at jsallaz@email.arizona.edu.

Committee:
Jeff Sallaz (chair), jsallaz@email.arizona.edu

Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

Deadline: 1/15/2016

The Labor and Labor Movements section's book award goes to what the Book Award Committee judges "the best book published in the sociology of work, the labor process, the working class, labor unions, or working class movements, based on original research." To qualify, the book must have been published between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015. No more than two book nominations per person. Please send your nomination(s) to the committee chair, Marcos Lopez at mlopez@bowdoin.edu, no later than January 15, 2016.

Committee:
Marcos Lopez
Bowdoin College
7000 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8470
mlopez@bowdoin.edu

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS