C. Wright Mills Award
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The C. Wright Mills Award is a distinction awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Social Problems to the author of the book that "best exemplifies outstanding social science research and a great understanding the individual and society in the tradition of the distinguished sociologist, C. Wright Mills."
|1964||David Matza||Delinquency and Drift|
|1965||Robert Boguslaw||The New Utopians|
|1966||Jerome H. Skolnick||Justice Without Trial|
|1967||Co-Winner, Elliot Liebow||Tally’s Corner: A Study of Negro Street Corner Men|
|1967||Co-Winner, Travis Hirschi and Hanan C. Selvin||Delinquency Research: An Appraisal of Analytical Methods|
|1968||Gerald D. Suttles||The Social Order of the Slum: Ethnicity and Territory in the Inner City|
|1969||Laud Humphreys||Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places|
|1970||Jacqueline P. Wiseman||Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics|
|1971||Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward||Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare|
|1972||David M. Gordon||Theories of Poverty and Underemployment: Orthodox, Radical and Dual Labor Market Perspectives|
|1973||Co-Winner, James B. Rule||Private Lives and Public Surveillance: Social Control in the Computer Age|
|1973||Co-Winner, Isaac D. Balbus||The Dialectics of Legal Repression: Black Rebels before the American Courts|
|1974||Harry Braverman||Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century|
|1975||Mary O. Furner||Advocacy and Objectivity: A Crisis in the Professionalization of American Social Science|
|1976||Janice E. Perlman||The Myth of Marginality: Urban Poverty and Politics in Rio de Janeiro|
|1977||Rosabeth Moss Kanter||Men and Women of the Corporation|
|1978||Walter Korpi||The Working Class in Welfare Capitalism: Work, Unions and Politics in Sweden|
|1979||Theda Skocpol||States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China|
|1980||Michael Lipsky||Street Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services|
|1981||Judith Lewis Herman||Father-Daughter Incest|
|1982||Paul Starr||The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry|
|1983||Manuel Castells||The City and the Grassroots: A Cross-Cultural Theory of Urban Social Movements|
|1984||Co-Winner, Michael Useem||The Inner Circle: Large Corporations and the Rise of Business Political Activity in the U.S. and U.K.|
|1984||Co-Winner, Richard Madsen||Morality and Power in a Chinese Village|
|1985||Viviana Zelizer||Pricing the Priceless Child: The Changing Social Value of Children|
|1986||Co-Winner, Diana E. H. Russell||The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women|
|1986||Co-Winner, Charles Tilly||The Contentious French: Four Centuries of Popular Struggle|
|1986||Co-Winner, Joyce Rothschild and J. Allen Whitt||The Cooperative Workplace: Potentials and Dilemmas of Organizational Democracy and Participation|
|1987||William J. Wilson||The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, The Underclass, and Public Policy|
|1988||Co-Winner, Iván Szelényi||Socialist Entrepreneurs: Embourgeoisement in Rural Hungary|
|1988||Co-Winner, John R. Sutton||Stubborn Children: Controlling Delinquency in the United States, 1640-1981|
|1989||Co-Winner, Douglas McAdam||Freedom Summer|
|1989||Co-Winner, Alan Wolfe||Whose Keeper? Social Science and Moral Obligation|
|1990||Patricia Hill Collins||Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment|
|1991||Sharon Zukin||Landscapes of Power: From Detroit to Disney World|
|1992||Roger Lancaster||Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua|
|1993||David Wagner||Checkerboard Square: Culture and Resistance in a Homeless Community|
|1994||Robert Thomas||What Machines Can’t Do: Politics and Technology in the Industrial Enterprise|
|1995||Co-Winner, Philippe Bourgois||In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio|
|1995||Co-Winner, Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro||Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality|
|1996||Steven Epstein||Impure Science: AIDS, Activism, and the Politics of Knowledge|
|1997||John L. Hagan and Bill McCarthy||Mean Streets: Youth Crime and Homelessness|
|1998||Monica J. Casper||The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal Surgery|
|2000||Michèle Lamont||The Dignity of Working Men: Morality and the Boundaries of Race, Class, and Immigration|
|2001||Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo||Doméstica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence|
|2002||Co-Winner, Gordon Lafer||The Job Training Charade|
|2002||Co-Winner, David Naguib Pellow||Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago|
|2003||Sharon Hays||Flat Broke With Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform|
|2004||Mario Luis Small||Villa Victoria: The Transformation of Social Capital in a Boston Barrio|
|2005||Pun Ngai||Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace|
|2006||Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh||Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor|
|2007||Daniel Jaffee||Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival|
|2008||Martín Sánchez-Jankowski||Cracks in the Pavement: Social Change and Resilience in Poor Neighborhoods|
|2009||Mario Luis Small||Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life|
|2010||Mark Hunter||Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa|
|2011||Shamus Khan||Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School|
|2012||Cybelle Fox||Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal|
|2013||Nancy DiTomaso||The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality Without Racism|
|2014||Laurence Ralph||Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago|
|2015||Carla Shedd||Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice|
|2016||Roberto G. Gonzales||Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America|
|2017||Claudia G. Cervantes-Soon||Juárez Girls Rising: Transformative Education in Times of Dystopia|
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- "C. Wright Mills Award Past Winners". The Society for the Study of Social Problems. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
- "Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2011 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org.
- "Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2012 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org.
- "Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2013 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org.
- "Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2014 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org.
- "Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2015 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org.
- "The Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2016 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
- "The Society for the Study of Social Problems | 2017 C. Wright Mills Winner". www.sssp1.org. Retrieved 2019-08-17.