The American Sociological Association's various sections give interested scholars the opportunity to network and interact with those who have common interest in a specific topic; it is often through these sections that each area's most outstanding work may be read, recognized, and shared. Every year, our section offers an Outstanding Recent Contribution Award and a Graduate Student Paper Award; every two years, it gives someone a Lifetime Achievement Award. Information on each, including this year's call for nominations and a list of past winners, is available through the links in the menu bar to the right.