We are delighted to announce that six books have been shortlisted for the 2021 BISA-IPEG book prize (for best book published in the field of IPE in 2020).
The shortlisted books are:
- Ashok Kumar - Monopsony Capitalism: Power and Production in the Twilight of the Sweatshop Age, Cambridge University Press
- John M. Hobson - Multicultural Origins of the Global Economy, Cambridge University Press
- Nicholas Jepson - In China's Wake: How the Commodity Boom Transformed Development Strategies in the Global South, Columbia University Press
- Sara Salem - Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt: The Politics of Hegemony, Cambridge University Press
- Nicola J Smith - Capitalism’s Sexual History, Oxford University Press
- Susanne Soederberg - Urban Displacements: Governing Surplus and Survival in Global Capitalism, Routledge
As you can imagine, a number of important, timely and fascinating books were nominated, so it was not an easy job to whittle the field down to these six. However, as a collective, the Voting Panel and IPEG Convenorship consider that they offer a brilliant snapshot of the diversity of excellent work that is going on in the field as a whole. Huge congratulations to all of the authors. The panel will read the six shortlisted books over the summer and report back before Christmas.