COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“The Political Participation of African Immigrants in the United States: A Theoretical Analysis of Nonprofits’ Involvement,” Olanike Ojelabi, University of Massachusetts Boston

Community Partner Paper Award“Fighting Anti-Homeless Laws Through Participatory Action Research” Lisa Marie Alatorre, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, Bilal Ali, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, Jennifer Friedenbach, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, Chris Herring, University of California, Berkeley, TJ Johnston, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, and Dilara Yarbrough, San Francisco State University

CONFLICT, SOCIAL ACTION, AND CHANGE DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: “From Circumstance to Company: Landlord Context and Behaviors towards Tenants,” Doron R. Shiffer-Sebba, University of Pennsylvania 

CRIME AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“The Limits of Expectations and Collateral Consequences: Experience of Electronic Home Monitoring,” Gabriela Kirk, Northwestern University

Paper Award Honorable Mention: “Pretrial Detention and Employment: Local Carceral Inequality,” Christopher Thomas, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Joachim Savelsberg, University of Minnesota

DISABILITY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: “Stuck in Transition with You: Rooting, Returning, and Interdependence for Men with Mobility Impairments,” J. Dalton Stevens, Syracuse University

Honorable Mention: “More Than Therapy: Conformity and Resistance in an Organizational Narrative of Disability and the Performing Arts,” Melinda Leigh Maconi, University of South Florida

DRINKING AND DRUGS DIVISION 

Bruce D. Johnson Paper Award Winner“Cannabis Conundrum: Exploratory Research on Demographic Differences in Approval of Marijuana Legalization in the US,” Kathryn L. Burnham, Erin Hudnall and Robert L. Nicewarner, West Virginia University

EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: “Contending with the Double Bind: How Student-parent Expectations Matter for First-generation College Experiences and Outcomes,” Melissa Osborne, University of Chicago

Paper Award Honorable Mention: “Being First: How Social Capital Intersects with the Socialization Processes of First-generation Students in Graduate School,” Michael A. Miner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

ENVIRONMENT AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Brent K. Marshall Paper Award Winner“A Cloud with no Silver Lining: The Bhopal Disaster and the Slow Violence of Social and Environmental Destruction,” Nikhil Deb, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

FAMILY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“‘I Am My Own Person,’ Women’s Agency Inside and Outside the Home in Rural Pakistan,” Sarah Ahmed, University of Oregon

GLOBAL DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“Exposure to Global Cultural Scripts through Media and Attitudes toward Violence against Women,” Jeffrey Swindle, University of Michigan

Global Book Award WinnerThe Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa, Ching Kwan Lee, The University of Chicago Press, 2017

Global Book Award Honorable MentionBrokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking, and the Politics of Freedom, Elizabeth Bernstein, The University of Chicago Press, 2018

HEALTH, HEALTH POLICY, AND HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“Moralizing the Opioid Shortage: Race, Pain, and Interpretations of Resource Scarcity in an Urban Hospital,” Alexandra E. Brewer, University of Chicago

INSTITUTIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY DIVISION

George W. Smith Paper Award Winner“Institutional Ethnography and Critical Race Feminism: Unlocking Institutional Policy,” Sarah Lewington, McGill University

Dorothy E. Smith Award for Scholar-Activism: Praxis International

LABOR STUDIES DIVISION

Harry Braverman Paper Award Winner: “Passive Privatization: Understanding Urban Regulatory Response—or Lack Thereof—to the Uberization of the American City,” Andrew B. Wolf, University of Wisconsin-Madison

LAW AND SOCIETY DIVISION

Alfred R. Lindesmith Paper Award Winner: To be Announced

Sutherland Book Award Winner: Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness, Trevor Hoppe, University of California Press, 2017 

POVERTY, CLASS, AND INEQUALITY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: No award given

Michael Harrington Award Co-WinnersDr. Johanna Foster, Monmouth University and Dr. Shenila Khoja-Moolji, Bowdoin College

RACIAL AND ETHNIC MINORITIES DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“‘Blacks Here are Racist against Whites’: White Identifying Brazilian Immigrants’ Perception of African American Racism,” Rodrigo Serrao, University of South Florida

Paper Award Honorable Mention: “‘You Know, We’re Just Having a Good Time’: Masking Racism and Foregrounding Fun in Cosplay,” Manuel A. Ramirez, University of Connecticut

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Book Award WinnerFreedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement, Monica M. White, The University of North Carolina Press, 2018

Kimberlé Crenshaw Article Award WinnerJennifer C. Mueller, Producing Colorblindness: Everyday Mechanisms of White Ignorance, Social Problems, Volume 64, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages 219–238

SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, POLITICS, AND COMMUNITIES DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: No award given

SOCIAL PROBLEMS THEORY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: “Social Control Beyond Deviance: The Process of Valorization in Community Policing,” Mai Thai, Indiana University Bloomington

Article AwardJoosse, Paul. 2018. ‘Expanding Moral Panic Theory to include the Agency of Charismatic Entrepreneurs.’ British Journal of Criminology 58(4): 993-1012

SOCIETY AND MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: No award given

James R. Greenley Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Mental Health WinnerDr. Verna M. Keith, University of Alabama at Birmingham

SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WELFARE DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: “Social Work Responses to Racial Inequity in Higher Education Retention: A Case Study of the Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program Structure and Its Success,” Zita Dixon, Brandeis University 

SPORT, LEISURE, AND THE BODY DIVISION

Paper Award Winner: No award given

TEACHING SOCIAL PROBLEMS DIVISION

Paper Award Winner“A Struggle by any Other Name: Towards a Pedagogy of Antiracist Solidarity,” Annie Hikido, Colby College

YOUTH, AGING, AND THE LIFE COURSE DIVISION

Paper Award WinnerStaying and Aging in Rural Hinterland: Women’s Care Work and Emotional Labor in Supporting Two Generations of Urban Migrant Workers,” Ruijie Peng, The University of Texas at Austin

Maggie Kuhn Award for Scholar-Activists WinnerLaurie Schaffner, University of Illinois at Chicago