Book awards: Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies

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Communities of the Converted: Ukrainians and Global Evangelism by Catherine WannerHonorable Mention, 2008
From the Cult of Waste to the Trash Heap of History: The Politics of Waste in Socialist and Postsocialist Hungary by Zsuzsa GilleHonorable Mention, 2008
Where Nation-States Come From: Institutional Change in the Age of Nationalism by Philip G. Roeder2008
The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus by Charles KingHonorable Mention, 2009
The Post-Soviet Potemkin Village: Politics and Property Rights in the Black Earth by Jessica Allina-Pisano2009
Representation through Taxation: Revenue, Politics, and Development in Postcommunist States by Scott GehlbachHonorable Mention, 2009
The Captive and the Gift: Cultural Histories of Sovereignty in Russia and the Caucasus by Bruce GrantHonorable Mention, 2010
Crisis and the Everyday in Postsocialist Moscow by Olga Shevchenko2010
The Old Faith and the Russian Land: A Historical Ethnography of Ethics in the Urals by Douglas RogersHonorable Mention, 2010
Disability and Mobile Citizenship in Postsocialist Ukraine by Sarah D. PhillipsHonorable Mention, 2011
Muslim Lives in Eastern Europe: Gender, Ethnicity, and the Transformation of Islam in Postsocialist Bulgaria by Kristen Ghodsee2011
Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962 by Gail Kligman2012
Capital, coercion, and postcommunist states by Gerald Easter2013
Iron Curtains Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City by Sonia HirtHonorable Mention, 2013
Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary by Krisztina FehérváryHonorable Mention, 2014
Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism by Anya BernsteinHonorable Mention, 2014

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The Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies, established in 2008 and sponsored by the Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University, is awarded annually for an outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eurasia, or Eastern Europe in anthropology, political science, sociology, or geography in the previous calendar year. The Davis Center Book Prize carries a cash award. The award is presented at the ASEEES National Convention.




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