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Finalist for the PROSE Award in Literature, Association of American Publishers
Shortlisted for the Parnassus Prize, Memoria College
Winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Education
Honorable Mention for the Pierre Bourdieu Award for Best Book, Sociology of Education Section of the American Sociological Association
A Forbes' Pick for The Year's Best Books About Higher Education, 2019
One of Times Higher Education’s Books of the Year 2017 (chosen by John Bowers)
One of Bloomberg Opinion's Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2018 (Stephen L. Carter)
Honorable Mention for the 2017 PROSE Award in Education Theory, Association of American Publishers
Winner of the 2013 Pierre Bourdieu Award for Best Book, Sociology of Education Section of the American Sociological Association
Winner of the 2011 President's Book Award, Social Science History Association
Winner of the 2013 Gold Medal in Education II (Commentary/Theory), Independent Publisher Book Awards.
Winner of the 2013 Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Continuing Education, University Professional and Continuing Higher Education Association.
Finalist for the 2012 Book of the Year Award in Education, ForeWord Reviews.
Andrew Delbanco, Winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal.
One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013.
Honorable Mention for the 2012 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Education, Association of American Publishers.
Honorable Mention for the 2012 Distinguished Book Award of the Race, Gender and Class Section of the American Sociological Association
Honorable Mention for the 2010 PROSE Award in Education, Association of American Publishers
Honorable Mention for the 2009 PROSE Award in Education, Association of American Publishers
Winner of the 2005 Critics' Choice Award, American Educational Studies Association