Announcing the Collective Behavior and Social Movements call for award nominations for 2022. Please read on for details on qualifications, submission process, and award committee memberships.Read More
The Summer 2021 edition of the Critical Mass Bulletin is out, and features a report from CBSM Chair Rachel Einwohner, a list of recent publications by section members, and importantly, “on-the-market” notices from junior social movement scholars. Get your PDF copy here:
The Spring 2021 edition of the Critical Mass Bulletin is out, and features a report from CBSM Chair Rachel Einwohner, a list of recent publications by section members, a call for “on-the-market” notices from junior social movement scholars, and a directory of CBSM sessions at the upcoming meeting of ASA. Get your PDF copy here:
Mayer N. Zald Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Student Paper Award
Apoorva Ghosh. “The Politics of Alignment and the ‘Quiet Transgender Revolution’ in Fortune 500 Corporations, 2008 to 2017.”
Rui Jie Peng. “Rightful Bargaining: Rural Women Making Claims for Social Provisions in China’s Targeted Poverty Alleviation Program.”
Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award
Joshua Bloom. 2020. “The Dynamics of Repression and Insurgent Practice in the Black Liberation Struggle.” American Journal of Sociology 126.2: 195-259.
Charles Tilly Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award
Eleonora Pasotti. 2020. Resisting Redevelopment: Protest in Aspiring Global Cities (Cambridge University Press)
Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Dissertation Award
Benjamin H. Bradlow. “Urban Origins of Democracy and Inequality: Governing São Paulo and Johannesburg, 1985-2016”
Anna Zhelnina. “Engaging Neighbors: Housing Strategies and Political Mobilization in Moscow’s Renovation”
Critical Mass, the CBSM section newsletter, invites submissions for our Spring 2021 issue. We welcome short essays related to social movements, with a particular interest in essays that address social class and/or the social psychological aspects of activism. Please keep these pieces under 750 words.Read More
After careful consideration and consultation, the CBSM workshop committee has decided to postpone the pre-ASA meeting CBSM workshop to 2022 in Los Angeles. The theme will be A Justice Agenda and the committee looks forward to facilitating a diverse, inclusive and productive meeting.