CRS Best Article Award

The Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie Best Article Award has been awarded since 2012. The award is presented to the author(s) of an article published in the journal in the previous calendar (volume) year that, in the opinion of the selection committee, makes an outstanding contribution to the advancement of sociological knowledge.

The award recipient will receive a plaque and be recognized through the Canadian Sociological Association communications and website.

Questions regarding this award should be addressed to;

Past Recipients

Prix du meilleur article RCS

Le prix du meilleur article RCS de la Revue canadienne de sociologie (The Canadian Review of Sociology) est décerné depuis 2012. Ce prix est présenté aux auteurs d’un article publié dans la revue au cours de l’année civile  précédente qui, d’après l’avis du comité de sélection, ont contribué de façon remarquable à l’avancement des connaissances sociologiques.

Le lauréat recevra une plaque et sera reconnu par les communications et le site Web de la société canadienne de sociologie.

Les questions concernant ce prix doivent être soumises à: 


 List of past recipients / lauréates et lauréats

Year Recipient Article CRS Issue

William K. Carroll, University of Victoria, Nicolas Graham, University of Victoria, and Mark Shakespear,University of British Columbia


Mapping the environmental field: Networks of foundations, ENGOs and think tanks


July 2021 (58:03)
2021 Emily Milne, MacEwan University and Terry Wotherspoon, University of Saskatchewan

Schools as 'Really Dangerous Places' for Indigenous Children and Youth: Schools, Child Welfare, and Contemporary Challenges to Reconciliation.

February 2020 (57:01)

2020 Nicolas Graham, University of Victoria

Candian Fossil Capitalism, Corporate Strategy, and Post-Carbon Futures

May 2019 (56:02)

2019 Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, University of California, Irvine

Nevertheless They Persisted: Gendered Frameworks and Socialization Advantages in Indian Professional Service Firms

August 2018 (55:03)
2018 Judy Beglaubter, University of Toronto

Balancing the Scales: Negotiating Fathers' Parental Leave Use.

November 2017 (54:04)
2017 David H. Calnitsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison

'More Normal than Welfare': The Mincome Experiment, Stigma, and Community Experience. February 2016 Vol. 53, Issue 1

February 2016 (53:01)
2016 Sylvia Fuller & Natasha Stecy-Hildebrandt, University of British Columbia Lasting Disadvantage? Comparing Career Trajectories of Matched Temporary and Permanent Workers in Canada November 2014 (51:04)
2016 Neil Guppy & Nicole Luongo, University of British Columbia The Rise and Stall of Canada's Gender-Equity Revolution August 2015 (52:03)
2015 William Carroll, University of Victoria Discipline, Field, Nexus: Re-Visioning Sociology February 2013 (50:01)
2014 Hester Vair, University of New Brunswick The Discourse of Balance: Balance as Metaphor and Ideology May 2013 (50:02)
2013 David Zarifa, Nipissing University Persistent Inequality or Liberation from Social Origins? Determining Who Attends Graduate and Professional Schools in Canada's Expanded Postsecondary System May 2012 (49:02)
2012 Tracey L Adams, University of Western Ontario  

Profession: A Useful Concept for Sociological Analysis?

February 2010 (47:01)