Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize

The Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize is given for the best book on environmental politics and policy published in the past three years.

Please click here for information about nomination procedures and award committees.

2014: David Vogel, The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental risks in Europe and the United States (Princeton University Press, 2012).

2013: Judith Layzer, Open for Business: Conservatives’ Opposition to Environmental Regulation (MIT Press, 2012).

Past winners:
2012: Michael Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy Abel, Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance (MIT Press, 2011).

2011: William Munro and Rachel Schurman, Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology (University of Minnesota Press, 2010).

2010: Megan Mullin, Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water (MIT Press, 2009).

2009: Kathryn Hochstetler and Margaret Keck, Greening Brazil: Environmental Activism in State and Society (Duke University Press, 2007).

2008: Christopher McGrory Klyza and David Sousa, American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock (MIT Press, 2008)

2007: Sheldon Kamieniecki, Corporate America and Environmental Policy: How Often Does Business Get Its Way (Stanford University Press, 2006).

2006: Christopher Bosso, Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway (University Press of Kansas, 2005).

2006: Eric Montpetit, Misplaced Trust: Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada (University of British Columbia Press, 2003).

2005: Barry Rabe, Statehouse and Greenhouse: The Emerging Politics of American Climate Change Policy (Brookings Institute Press, 2004).

2004: David Driesen, The Economic Dynamics of Environmental Law (MIT Press, 2003).

2003: Erika Weinthal, State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia (MIT Press, 2002).

2002: Kate O’Neill, Waste Trading Among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation (MIT Press, 2000).

2001: Elizabeth DeSombre, Domestic Sources of International Environmental Policy (MIT Press, 2000).

1998: Sheldon Kamieniecki, George Gonzalez, and Robert Vos, Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability (SUNY Press, 1997)

1996: Bruce Williams and Albert Matheny, Democracy, Dialogue, and Environmental Disputes: The Contested Languages of Social Regulation (Yale University Press, 1995)

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