Three book awards for 'Trading Democracy for Justice'

August 30, 2014
Traci Burch
Traci Burch, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Awardee | Traci Burch (Ph.D. '07)  

Traci Burch received three book awards for Trading Democracy for Justice (Princeton University Press, 2013) from the American Political Science Association.

  • Winner of the APSA Ralph Bunche Award, given annually for the best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism.

  • Winner of the APSA Urban Politics Section Best Book Award, awarded for the best book on urban politics published in the previous year.

  • Winner of the APSA Law and Courts Section C.Herman Pritchett Award, given annually for the best book on law and courts written by a political scientist and published the previous year.

Traci Burch earned her Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy from Harvard in 2007. She is now Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University and Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation.

Learn more about this book

Trading Democracy for JusticeTrading Democracy for Justice
Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation.
Princeton University Press, 2013.

By Traci Burch

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