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THE ROBERT E. PARK BOOK AWARD

This award goes to the authors of the best book-length research monograph in community and urban sociology published in the past two years.
 
PREVIOUS PARK BOOK AWARD WINNERS
 
Name & Affiliation
Book Title

2011
Teresa Gowan

Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco

2010

Javier Auyero
Débora Alejandra Swistun

Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown

2009 Miriam Greenberg
University of California-Santa Cruz
Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World
2008 Mary Pattillo
Northwestern University
Black on the Block
2007 Robert Smith
Barcuh College
Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants
2006 Chris Rhomberg
Yale University

No There There: Race, Class and Political Community in Oakland

2005 Terry Nichols Clark
University of Chicago
Mario Small
 University of Chicago
The City as an Entertainment Machine

Villa Victoria: The Transformation of Social Capital
in a Boston Barrio
2004 Sonya Salamon
University of Illinois
Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland
2003 Eric Klinenberg
New York University
Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago
2002
 

Li Zhang
University of California-Davis

Strangers in the City: Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks within China's Floating Population

2001
 

Cynthia M. Duncan
University of New Hampshire

Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America

2000
 
Gerald H. Gamm
University of Rochester
Urban Exodus: Why the Jews left Boston and the Catholics stayed
1999
Jan Lin
Occidental College
Reconstructing Chinatown
1998
Roger Waldinger
University of California-Los Angeles
Still the Promised City?: African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York
1997
Camilo Jose Vergara The New American Ghetto
1996
John Horton
University of California-Los Angeles
The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance and Change in Monterrey Park, California
1995
Alejandro Portes
John Hopkins University
Alex Stepick
Florida International University
City of the Edge: The Transformation of Miami
 
1994
Richard Maddox
Carnegie-Mellon University
El Castillo: The Politics of Tradition in an Andulusian Town
1993
John Walton
University of California-Davis
Western Times and Water Wars: State, Culture, and Rebellion in California
1992
Martin Sanchez Jankowski
University of California-Berkeley
Islands in the Street: Gangs and American Society
 
1991
Elijan Anderson University of Pennsylvania StreetWise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community
1990
Theodore Bester
Columbia University
Neighborhood Tokyo
1989
Steven P. Erie
UC-Santa Barbara
  Raindow's End: Irish Americans and the Dilemmas of Machine Politics, 1840-1985
1988
Carloyn Ellis
University of South Florida

Harvey Molotch
UC- Santa Barbara
 John Logan
SUNY Albany

Fisher Folk, Two Communities on Chesapeake Bay



Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place
1987
Victoria Steinitz & Ellen Soloman

Jonathon Rieder
Yale University
Starting Out: Community in the Lives of Working -Class Youth

Canarsie: The Jews and Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism

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