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This award is given for a single book, monograph, or edited book published in the three calendar years preceding the award. Books that contribute to the advancement of theory, conceptualization, research, or practice are eligible. Books developed as textbooks, journalistic accounts, and guides not based on systematic research are ineligible. Nominations from publishers are welcome. Publishers' submissions must include eight copies of the book with a nomination letter. Cash prize: $1,000.

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Previous recipients:

2015 Christopher Bail, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, "Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Become Mainstream"
2014 Wendy Wong, Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGO's Transforms Human Rights (Cornell University Press)

2013

Erica Bornstein, Disquieting Gifts: Humanitarianism in New Delhi (Sanford University Press, 2011)
Honorable Mention: Ashley Currier, Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa (University of Minnesota Press)

2012

Kathleen M. Blee,Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford Press)

2011

Katherine Chen,Enabling Creative Chaos: The Organization Behind the Burning Man Event (University of Chicago Press)
Honorable Mention: Rieko KageCivic Engagement in Postwar Japan (Cambridge University Press)

2010

Amy Singer,Charity in Islamic Society (Cambridge University Press)

2009

Marc Musick & John Wilson,The Volunteers: A Social Profile (Indiana University Press)

Howard Lune,Urban Action Networks (Roman and Littlefield)

2008

D. Michael Lindsay,Faith in the Halls of Power (Oxford University Press)

2007

Kieran Healy,Last Best Gifts: Altruism and the Market for Human Blood and Organs (University of Chicago Press)

2007

Honorable Mention: Peter Frumkin,Strategic Giving: The Art of Science of Philanthropy (University of Chicago Press)

2006

Mark Chaves—Congregations in America (Harvard University Press)

2005

Marion Fremont-Smith—Governing Nonprofit Organizations (Harvard University Press)

2004

Alnoor Ebrahim—NGOs and Organizational Change: Discourse, Reporting and Learning (Cambridge University Press)

2003

Mark E. Warren--Democracy and Association (Princeton University Press)

2002

Eleanor Brilliant--Private Charity and Public Inquiry (Indiana University Press)

2001

Joseph Galaskiewicz and Wolfgang Bielefeld--Nonprofit Organizations in an Age of Uncertainty (Aldine)

2000

Margaret Harris--Organizing God’s Work: Challenges for Churches and Synagogues (Macmillan)

1999

Richard Magat--Unlikely Partners: Philanthropic Foundations and the Labor Movement (ILR Press/Cornell University Press)

1999

Jerome Himmelstein--Looking Good and Doing Good: Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Power (Indiana University Press)

1998

Kathryn Kish Sklar--Florence Kelley and The Nation’s Work (Yale University Press)

1997

Daniel C. Levy--Building the Third Sector: Latin America’s Private Research Centers and Nonprofit Development (University of Pittsburgh Press)

1996

Lester Salamon--Partners in Public Service: Government-Nonprofit Relations in the Modern Welfare State (Johns Hopkins University Press)

1996

Francie Ostrower--Why the Wealthy Give (Princeton University Press)

1995

Kirsten A. Gronbjerg--Understanding Nonprofit Funding (Jossey-Bass)

1994

Evelyn Brooks Higgenbotham--Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church (Harvard University Press)

1994

Kathleen D. McCarthy--Women's Culture: American Philanthropy and Art,1830-1930

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