Winner: Francoise Carre and Chris Tilly, Where Bad Jobs are Better: Retail Jobs Across Countries and Companies. Russel Sage Foundation. 2017.
Honorable mention: Adam Reich and Peter Bearman. Working for Respect: Community and Conflict at Walmart (The Middle Range Series). Columbia University Press. 2018.
Distinguished Scholarly Article Award
Winner: Diana Fu (2017) “Fragmented Control: Governing Contentious Labor Organizations in China.” Governance. Vol. 30, No. 3. 445-462
Critical Sociology Best Student Paper Award
Winner: Madison Van Oort, "The Emotional Labor of Surveillance: Digital Control in the Fast Fashion Retail"
Honorable Mention: Kathleen Griesbach, "Dioquis: Being Without Doing in the Migrant Agricultural Labor Process"