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Whaley Prize Recipients

2018 Winner
Kathryn MoellerThe Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development
University of California Press, 2018

2018 Honorable Mention
Yasemin Besen-CassinoThe Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap
Temple University Press, 2017


2017 Winners
Hanan HammadIndustrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt
University of Texas Press, 2016

Shatema ThreadcraftJustice: The Black Female Body and the Body Politic
Oxford University Press, 2016

2017 Honorable Mention
Attiya AhmadEveryday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait
Duke University Press, 2017

2016 Winners
Sarah HaleyNo Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity
University of North Carolina Press, 2016

Premilla NadasenHousehold Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement 
Beacon Press, 2015

2015 Winner
Mireille Miller-YoungA Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography 
Duke University Press, 2014

2014  Winners
Sonia HernandezWorking Women Into the Borderlands
Texas A&M University Press

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

2013 Winner
Merike BlofieldCare Work and Class: Domestic Workers' Struggle for Equal Rights in Latin America
Penn State Press, April 2013

2012 Winners
Eileen Boris and Jennifer KleinCaring for America
Oxford University Press, March 2012

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

2011 Winners
Sarah DamskeFor the Family?: How Class and Gender Shape Women's Work  
Oxford University Press, October 2011

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

2010 Winners
Tiantian ZhengRed Lights: The Lives of Sex Workers in Postsocialist China 
University of Minnesota Press, April 2009

Erynn Masi de CasanovaMaking Up the Difference: Ecuadorian Women and Direct Selling 
University of Texas Press, June 2011

2009 Winners
Michelle DowdWomen's Work in Early Modern English Literature and Culture 
Palgrave Macmillan, April 2009

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

2008 Winner
Carrie BakerThe Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment 
Cambridge University Press, December 2007