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Komarovsky Book Award

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Komarovsky Book Award

This award honors the memory of Mirra Komarovsky (February 5, 1905 – January 30, 1999), a pioneer in the   sociology of gender. The winner of the 2023 award is: 

Jeffrey K. Hass, for Wartime Suffering and Survival: The Human Condition under Siege in the Blockade of Leningrad, 1941-1944  Oxford University Press, 2021 

 

Nominations for the 2024 Mirra Komarovsky Book Award are now being accepted. The award will be announced and presented at a special session at the annual meeting.

Books on any sociological subject are eligible. To be eligible for consideration, a book must have been published during 2021-2023, and at least one of its authors must be a current ESS member. Self-nominations are accepted; however, nominations submitted by publishers alone will not be considered. Nominators and/or authors are responsible for arranging review copies to be sent to committee members.

Nominations should provide full publication information (including date of publication), a 1-2 paragraph rationale for the nomination, and should be sent via email to the committee chair.

 

 

Notice of nomination should be sent to the Chair:  Amy Hsin, Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College, City University of New York, (hsin.amy@gmail.com). PDF copies of the nominated book should be sent to the Chair.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Amy Hsin, Chair, hsin.amy@gmail.com

Hilary Silver, George Washington

Christel Kesler, Colby College

Carla Shedd, Georgetown University

Jeffery Haas, University of Richmond

DEADLINE for submissions is November 15, 2023
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