The Max Weber Award for Distinguished Scholarship is granted for an outstanding contribution to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and/or work in a book published within the last three years (2011-13). A book may be nominated by its author(s), or by its publisher, or by any ASA member. To nominate a book, send (1) a copy of the book, and (2) contact information for the nominee (including an email address) to each member of the selection committee at the addresses below. Nominations, including copies of the book, must be received by all committee members no later than March 31, 2014.
2014 Award Committee
Elizabeth Popp Berman, Chair
School of Social Science
Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton, NJ 08540
Jeffrey J. Sallaz
Department of Sociology
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
Department of Sociology
University of Massachusetts
240 Hicks Way, Machmer Hall
Amherst, MA 01003
c/o Jessica Coffey
Institute for Public Knowledge
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003
Elizabeth Popp Berman. 2012. Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Kate Kellog. 2011. Challenging Operations: Medical Reform and Resistance in Surgery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Martin Ruef. 2010. The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identities, Relations, and Collective Action. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Frank Dobbin. 2009. Inventing Equal Opportunity. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Matthew Desmond. 2007. On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Rakesh Khurana. 2007. From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Nicole C. Raeburn. 2004. Changing Corporate America from Inside Out: Lesbian and Gay Workplace Rights. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Jerome Karabel. 2005. The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Maria Charles and David Grusky. 2005. Occupational Ghettos: The Worldwide Segregation of Women and Men. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.
Judy Stephan-Norris and Maurice Zeitlin. 2003. Left Out: Reds and America’s Industrial Unions. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Charles Perrow. 2002. Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism. Princeton: Princeton University.