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GAIL KLIGMAN

Distinguished Professor

Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley

Work Phone:
310-206-7277
Fax:
310-206-9838
E-Mail:
kligman@soc.ucla.edu
Mailing Address:
UCLA Department of Sociology
264 Haines Hall, Box 955103
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551

Subfield

Comparative/Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Ethnography, Gender, Socialism and Postsocialism, Trafficking and Migration

Research Interests

Comparative/Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Ethnography, Gender, Socialism and Postsocialism, Trafficking and Migration

Selected Publications

 

2011   Peasants Under Siege: The Collectivization of Agriculture in Romania, 1949-1962, byGail Kligman and Katherine Verdery. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 

AWARDS: 2012 Barbara Jelavich Best Book Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2012 Davis Center Outstanding Monograph in Political and Social Studies, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2012 Heldt Prize, Association for Women in Slavic Studies; Honorable Mention, 2012, Wayne S. Vucinich Most Important Contribution Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Honorable Mention, 2012  Barrington Moore Best Book Award in Comparative-Historical Sociology, the American Sociology Association; Honorable Mention, 2012 Best Book Award, Political Sociology Section, the American Sociology Association.

2009   “Creating Communist Authority: Class War and the Collectivization in Ieud, Maramures” (translation, see c.v. 2005). In Transforming Peasants, Property and Power, edited by Dorin Dobrincu and Constantin Iordachi. Budapest: CEU Press, pp. 165-201. 

2000  Susan Gal and Gail Kligman, The Politics of Gender After Socialism: An Historical Comparative Essay. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2000.

AWARD;   2001 Heldt Prize, Association for Women in Slavic Studies, 

2000  Susan Gal and Gail Kligman, eds. Reproducing Gender: Politics, Publics and Everyday Life After Socialism. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 

1998   The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania, Los Angeles: University of California Press.  

AWARDS:  1998 Heldt  Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (best book in women’s studies);  Honorable Mention, 1999 Victoria Schuck Award (on women and politics), American Political Science Association.

1996   "Gendering Women's Identities in Postcommunist Eastern Europe." In Identities in Transition: Russia and Eastern Europe After Communism, edited by V. Bonnell. Berkeley: IAS Publications.