CESS Book Award
The shortlist for the CESS book award has been agreed. The 2012 award will go to a book in the social sciences. Six books were chosen from fourteen excellent submissions.
The short-listed books are:
Jones-Luong and Weinthal, OIL IS NOT A CURSE, Cambridge UP.
McGlinchey, CHAOS, VIOLENCE, DYNASTY, Pitt UP
Pedersen, NOT QUITE SHAMANS, Cornell UP
Radnitz, WEAPONS OF THE WEALTHY Cornell UP
Rasanayagam, ISLAM IN POST-SOVIET UZBEKISTAN, Cambridge UP
Trevisani, LAND AND POWER IN KHOREZM, Lit Verlag
The panel is comprised of Paul Stronski, Bhavna Dave and David Montgomery with John Heathershaw acting as a non-voting chair. The winner of the award will be announced at the CESS annual conference in October 2012.