We are delighted to announce the winner of this year’s PAM Prize is Natasha Carver for Marriage, Gender and Refugee Migration: Spousal Relationships among Somali Muslims in the United Kingdom (Rutgers University Press). Order your copy today!  In UK, Europe and RoW: visit eurospanbookstore.com and enter code: RutFriendsFamily for 20% discount & free shipping.  In US: visit rutgersuniversitypress.org and enter code: RFLR19 for 30% discount & free shipping.

The PAM Prize is awarded to the best first sole-authored book within the discipline of sociology. It was established in honour of the memory of Professor Philip Abrams, whose work contributed substantially to sociology and social policy research in Britain. The annual winner receives a monetary prize of £1,000.  Warmest congratulations to the winner of the BSA PAM Prize 2022, Natasha Carver and thank you to all involved.  Find out more about the PAM Prize.

The judging panel carefully considered all of the nominated books received and shortlisted the following three books:

  • Natasha Carver – Marriage, Gender and Refugee Migration: Spousal Relationships among Somali Muslims in the United Kingdom (Rutgers University Press)
  • Laura Clancy – Running the Family Firm: How the monarchy manages its image and our money (Manchester University Press)
  • Magda Schmukalla – Communist Ghosts: Post-Communist Thresholds, Critical Aesthetics and the Undoing of Modern Europe (Palgrave Macmillan)