This prize is awarded jointly with the International Sociological Association to a sociologist in recognition of his or her work and who enjoys a high international reputation in the sociological community. It is offered every four years on the occasion of the World Congresses of the International Sociological Association.
|Neil Smelser*||Université de Californie à Berkeley||2002|
|Alain Tourraine||Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales||2006|
|Jeffrey Alexander||Yale University||2010|
*Neil Smelser is co-editor of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences