Ya-Wen Lei receives two ASA Book Awards

May 30, 2018
Ya-Wen Lei stands in front of a wood and glass doorway
Congratulations to Ya-Wen Lei whose book The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China has received the 2018 ASA Sociology of Law Book Award. The award recognizes Professor Lei's "thorough research, engaging writing style, and her impressive handling of important intersecting debates central to the sociology of law literature."   Lei's book was also selected as the 2018 ASA Human Rights Section Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Book Award.