The 2014 Claudes
The “Claude Awards” are named for Contexts’ founding editor, Claude Fischer, and recognize outstanding contributions to Contexts during the span of each editorship (2012-2014) as judged by the members of our editorial board.
Best Feature Article: International Focus
- ★ Winner: India’s Reproductive Assembly Line by Sharmila Rudrappa, Spring 2012.
- Transnational Gender Vertigo by Kimberly Kay Hoang, Spring 2013.
- Sex Entrepreneurs in the New China by Travis S.K. Kong, Summer 2012.
Best Feature Article: U.S. Focus
- ★ Winner: Can’t Ask, Can’t Tell: How Institutional Review Boards Keep Sex in the Closet, by Janice M. Irvine, Spring 2012.
- The (Mis)Education of Monica and Karen by Laura Hamilton and Elizabeth Armstrong, Fall 2012
- Working Class Growing Pains by Jennifer M. Silva, Spring 2014
- Black Philly After The Philadelphia Negro by Marcus Anthony Hunter, Winter
Best Mediations Essay
- ★ Winner: Reality Queens, by Joshua Gamson, Spring 2013
- Sexualizing Girl Troubles by R. Danielle Egan, Spring 2012
- Survival of the Fastest? by Matthew W. Hughey, Winter 2014
- Small Town, Big Totem by Colby King and Matthew Cazessus, Summer 2012
Best Trends Essay
- ★ Winner: C-section Epidemic, by Theresa Morris, Winter 2014
- Keeping Rank by Dana M. Britton, Fall 2012
- Aging Women, Living Poorer by Stacy Torres, Spring 2014
- Privatization and Racial Inequality by Vincent J. Roscigno and George Wilson, Winter 2014
Best Pedagogies Essay
- ★ Winner: Teaching a Hip-Hop Ecology, by Michael J. Cermak, Summer 2012
- Teaching Each Other to Teach by Courtney Ann Irby, Todd Nicholas Fuist, Cesraéa Rumpf, C.L. Jackson, Patrick M. Polasek, and and Annmarie S. Van Altena, Summer 2013
- Rethinking Wikipedia for the Classroom by Piotr Konieczny, Winter 2014
Best Photo Essay
- ★ Winner: Juvenile In Justice, by Richard Ross, Spring 2013
- Raising Them Right by Amanda Van Scoyoc, Fall 2012
- Killadelphia by James Dickinson, Summer 2012
Best Jargon Essay
- ★ Winner: Neurodiversity, by Micki McGee, Summer 2012
- Immigration Reform by Nestor Rodriguez, Spring 2013
- The Global South by Nour Dados and Raewyn Connell, Winter 2012