Whaley Prize Recipients
Whaley Prize Recipients

2019 Winners
Alys Weinbaum, The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery: Biocapitalism and Black Feminism’s Philosophy of History
Duke University Press, 2019

Tara Patricia Cookson, Unjust Conditions: Women's Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs
University of California Press, 2018

2019 Honorable Mention
Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, & Breanna Mohr, Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada’s Legal Brothels
New York University, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

2016 Winners
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, 2016

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

2014 Winners
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 Winner
Merike Blofield, Care Work and Class: Domestic Workers' Struggle for Equal Rights in Latin America
Penn State Press, April 2013

2012 Winners
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 Winners
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 Winners
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 Winners
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 Winner
Carrie Baker, The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment
Cambridge University Press, December 2007