Award Winning Books: 1989

Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

Jessie Bernard Prize of the American Sociological Association for Life Achievement, 1989

The study of a large comparable worth project and of how gender and class dynamics influenced its outcome

272 pages | 6 x 9

A Life in the Struggle

Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition

George Lipsitz

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Race Relations, 1989

The life story of a grassroots, civil rights activist

320 pages | 6 x 9


Rethinking Rental Housing

Richard P Appelbaum, and John I Gilderbloom

Robert E. Park Award, American Sociological Association, 1989

Challenges conventional assumptions concerning the operation of housing markets

296 pages