Global Under Menu

Whaley Prize Recipients

2016 Awards
Sarah Haley, No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (University of North Carolina Press, 2016)
Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement  (Beacon Press, 2015)

2015 Award

Mireille Miller-Young, A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography (Duke University Press, 2014)


2014  Awards
Sonia Hernandez, Working Women Into the Borderlands, Texas A&M University Press

Anne Balay, Steel Closets: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers, The University of North Carolina Press

2013 Award
Merike Blofield,
Care Work and Class: Domestic Workers' Struggle for Equal Rights in Latin America (Penn State Press, April 2013)

2012 Awards
Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein,
Caring for America (Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Nancy Plankey-Videla, We Are in This Dance Together: Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm (Rutgers University Press, June 2012)

2011 Awards
Sarah Damske,
For the Family?: How Class and Gender Shape Women's Work  (Oxford University Press, October 2011)

Jane Collins and Victoria Mayer, Both Hands Tied: Welfare Reform and the Race to the Bottom in the Low-Wage Labor Market (University of Chicago Press, May 2010)

2010 Awards
Tiantian Zheng,
Red Lights: The Lives of Sex Workers in Postsocialist China (University of Minnesota Press, April 2009)

Erynn Masi de Casanova, Making Up the Difference: Ecuadorian Women and Direct Selling (University of Texas Press, June 2011)

2009 Awards
Michelle Dowd,
Women's Work in Early Modern English Literature and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2009)

Millann Kang, The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work (University of California Press, February 2010)

2008 Award
Carrie Baker,
The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment (Cambridge University Press, December 2007)