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Sage Prize for Innovation/Excellence

The SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence is awarded annually to one paper in each of the BSA's prestigious journals: Cultural Sociology, Sociological Research Online, Sociology and Work, Employment and Society.


The prize will be awarded to the paper published in the previous year's volume judged to represent innovation or excellence in the field.


The prize is £250 worth of SAGE books or a free annual individual subscription to a journal of the winner's choice. All nominees for the prize will receive publicity from the BSA and SAGE Publications, and winners' papers will receive a period of free electronic access to their article (to encourage usage and citation). 


Click here for more information about the prize and judging process.

2014 Nominees for Work, Employment and Society

  • Michael Burawoy, Ethnographic fallacies: reflections on labour studies in the era of market, 27.3: 526
  • Caitriona Curley &Tony Royle, The degradation of work and the end of the skilled emotion worker at Aer Lingus: is it all trolley dollies now? 27.1: 105
  • Ralph Fevre, Amanda Robinson, Duncan Lewis & Trevor Jones, The ill-treatment of employees with disabilities in British workplaces, 27.2: 288
  • Susan James, Chris Warhurst, Gerbrand Tholen and Johanna Commander, What we know and what we need to know about graduate skills, 27.6: 952
  • Marek Korczynski and Claire Evans, Customer abuse to service workers: an analysis of its social creation within the service economy, 27.5: 768
  • Andrew M Robinson & Clive Smallman, Workplace injury and voice: a comparison of management and union perceptions, 27.4: 674

2014 Winners

The BSA and SAGE are very pleased to announce this year's winner of the journals SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence: 


Cultural Sociology

Sociological Research Online


Visit the SAGE Prize Winners Archive to see previous winners details.


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