European Academy of Sociology
Book and Article Prizes

EAS Distinguished Book and Best Article Prizes

2017: Prize given to Julien Brailly for his article "Dynamics of networks in trade fairs—A multilevel relational approach to the cooperation among competitors." Journal of Economic Geography 16 (2016): 1279-1301.

2016: Prize given to Mark Lutter for his article “Do women suffer from network closure? The moderating effect of social capital on gender inequality in a project-based labor market, 1929 to 2010.” American Sociological Review 80 (2015): 329-358. Prize given to David Brady and Amie Bostic for their article “Paradoxes of Social Policy Welfare Transfers, Relative Poverty, and Redistribution Preferences.” American Sociological Review, 80 (2015): 268-298.

2015: Prize given to Antonie Knigge, Ineke Maas, and Marco van Leeuwen for their article: "Sources of Sibling (Dis)similarity: Total Family Impact on Status Variation in the Netherlands in the Nineteenth Century". American Journal of Sociology 120 (2014), 908-948.

2014: Prize given to Javier Polavieja for his article "Socially Embedded Investments: Explaining Gender Differences in Job-Specific Skills", American Journal of Sociology 18 (2012): 592-634. Prize given to Heiko Rauhut for his article "Beliefs about Lying and Spreading of Dishonesty: Undetected Lies and Their Constructive and Destructive Social Dynamics in Dice Experiments". PLoS One 8 (2013): e77878.

2013: Prize given to Monica Prasad for her book "The Land of Too Much: American Abundance and the Paradox of Poverty.", Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Prize given to Clemens Kroneberg and Andreas Wimmer for their article "Struggling Over the Boundaries of belonging: A Formal Model of Nation Building, Ethnic Closure, and Populism", American Journal of Sociology 118 (2012): 176-230.

2011: Prize given to Balazs Vedres and David Stark for their article “Structural Folds: Generative Disruption in Overlapping Groups”, American Journal of Sociology 115 (2010): 1150-1190.
Prize given to Camille Roth and Jean-Philippe Cointet for their article ”Social and Semantic Coevolution in Knowledge Networks“, Social Networks 32 (2010): 16-29.

2010: Prize given to Ivan Ermakoff for his book “Ruling Oneself Out. A Theory of Collective Abdication”. Durham, NC: Duke University Press 2008.
Prize given to Stijn Ruiter and Frank Tubergen for their article “Religious Attendance in Cross-National Perspective: A Multilevel Analysis of 60 Countries”, American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 863-895.

2009: Prize given to Steven Pfaff for his book “Exit-Voice Dynamics and the Collapse of East Germany. The Crisis of Leninism and the Revolution of 1989”, Duke University Press 2006. Prize given to Vincent Buskens and Arnout van de Rijt for their article “Dynamics of Networks if Everyone Strives for Structural Holes”, American Journal of Sociology 114 (2008): 371-407.

2008: Prize given to Rolf Ziegler for his work on “The Kula Ring of Bronislaw Malinowski”.

2006: Prize given to Stathis N. Kalyvas for his book “The Logic of Violence in Civil War”, Cambridge University Press.

2005: Prize given to Marek Kaminski for his book "Games Prisoners Play. The Tragic World of Polish Prison", Princeton University Press.