Journal ASAP Awards

Starting this year, Journal ASAP will confer three annual awards for poverty-focused academic work – all with nomination deadlines of 31 July 2023.

An ASAP Lifetime Achievement Award for constructive work related to poverty.

An ASAP Book of the Year Award for the best book on a poverty-related subject, published in 2022 and written by a single author or group of authors.

An ASAP Book of the Year Award for the best collection of poverty-related essays by different authors published in 2022.

Eligible work may contribute to the definition, description, explanation, assessment or eradication of poverty and attend to any of the special challenges poor people face in regard to nutrition, water, shelter, health and health care, sanitation, clothing and personal care, energy, education, social and political participation and respect, physical safety, family planning, environmental degradations and hazards, working conditions in employment and at home, navigating governmental agencies and the legal system, banking and credit, travel and transportation, and communications.

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Lifetime Achievement Award for constructive work related to poverty.

Nominations may come from any individual or organization and should contain: 1) one page of biodata of the nominee, including educational background, positions held, affiations, honors and awards; 2) two pages on the nominee’s contributions to the understanding and eradication of poverty; and 3) names, affiliations and addresses of two suitable referees.

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Book of the Year Award for the best book on a poverty-related subject written by a single author or group of authors and published in 2022.

Nominations may come from any individual or organization and should contain: 1) a detailed assessment of the book, discussing its relevance to poverty, how it has broken new ground and how it is begining to have an influence; 2) a PDF copy of the book (for internal use only); and 3) names, affiliations and addresses of two suitable referees willing (probably) to contribute a review of the nominated book.

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Book of the Year Award for the best collection of essays by different authors on a poverty-related subject and published in 2022.

Nominations may come from any individual or organization and should contain: 1) a detailed assessment of the book, discussing its relevance to poverty, how it has broken new ground and how it is begining to have an influence; 2) a PDF copy of the book (for internal use only); and 3) names, affiliations and addresses of two suitable referees willing (probably) to contribute a review of the nominated book.

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Award winner will be announced at the next Yale Global Justice Program Annual Conference, autumn 2023.

Winning books will be reviewed by Journal ASAP and promoted through ASAP Social Media and the ASAP Newsletter.
 
Partnering in sponsoring this competition, Springer Nature will award its winners books of their choice from Springer’s Sustainable Development Goals Series.
 

To send a nomination or for any questions or comments, contact Michal Apollo at SIeditor@journalasap.org.