The Journal of Peasant Studies: Critical Perspectives on Rural Politics and Development
About the prize
The Krishna Bharadwaj and Eric Wolf Prize is awarded biennially for an outstanding article published in The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS) by a ‘young scholar’, defined as someone who is either a graduate student or who has held a PhD degree for no more than four years when the article was submitted to the journal. The Prize, which comes with an award of £1000, commemorates two long-standing and distinguished members of the JPS Editorial Advisory Board: the political economist Krishna Bharadwaj (1935–1992) and Eric Wolf (1923–1999).
JPS’ Krishna Bharadwaj and Eric Wolf Prize Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015–2016 Prize is Julia Chuang for her article 'Urbanization through dispossession: survival and stratification in China's new townships' which was published in Volume 42, Issue 2.
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|2015-Winner||Julia Chuang||Urbanization through dispossession: survival and stratification in China's new townships||42||2|
|2014-Winner||Madeleine Fairbairn||Like gold with yield’: evolving intersections between farmland and finance||41||5|
|2012-Winner||Michael Levien||The land question: special economic zones and the political economy of dispossession in India||39||3-4|
|2009-Winner||S. Ryan Isakson||No hay ganancia en la milpa: the agrarian question, food sovereignty, and the on-farm conservation of agrobiodiversity in the Guatemalan highlands||36||4|