Ya-Wen Lei named co-winner of the 2014 American Sociological Association Dissertation Award
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Ya-Wen Lei was named the co-winner of the 2014 American Sociology Association Dissertation Award for her worked titled "Uncovering the Roots of the Nationwide Counterpublic Sphere in China". Her dissertation addresses a puzzle: Why has a nationwide counterpublic sphere, in which citizens formulate oppositional discourse to challenge the state, emerged and persisted in China?
Congratulations on this prestigious award!