Section of the American Sociological Association
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Thanks to the diligent efforts of our dedicated committee members, we have arrived at the list of ASA Family Section award winners. I know that each of these committees worked hard to seriously evaluate many possible winners, and so thank you to them – and to everyone who took the time to submit their work, or the work of their colleagues, for consideration.
The awards will be celebrated at the Family Section reception (held jointly with the Population Section), at the ASA meetings in Philadelphia, Sunday August 12th (7:30-9:30pm, Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill, 1600 Arch St, http://tirnanogphilly.com/.)
ASA Family Section Chair
The Family Section Distinguished Career Award
Daniel T. Lichter, Cornell University
William J. Goode Book Award
Winner: Sharon Sassler, Cornell University; and Amanda Miller, University of Indianapolis. Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships. University of California Press, 2017.
Honorable mention: Leslie K. Wang, University of Massachusetts Boston. Outsourced Children: Orphanage Care and Adoption in Globalizing China. Stanford University Press, 2016.
Article of the Year Award
Winners: Daniel Schneider, University of California; and Orestes P. Hastings, Colorado State University. "Income Inequality and Household Labor." Social Forces 96(2):481–506, December 2017.
Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award
Brielle Bryan, Harvard University. "Paternal Incarceration and Adolescent Social Network Disadvantage." Demography 54(4):1477–1501, August 2017
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