The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction announces its call for nominations for the 2017 Charles Horton Cooley Book Award. This award is given annually to an author for a book that represents an important contribution to the perspective of symbolic interaction. To be eligible for the 2017 award, a nominated book should have a publication date between 2014 and 2016. Previously nominated works within this three-year publication period remain eligible but must be re-nominated.
The winner of the 2018 Charles Horton Cooley Book Award is Jooyoung Lee, University of Toronto, for his book “Blowin’ Up: Rap Dreams in South Central” (University of Chicago Press, 2016).
2018 Award Committee
Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (Chair)
The University of South Florida
4202 E Fowler Avenue, CPR 107
Department of Sociology
Tampa, FL 33620
Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology
Western Illinois University
1 University Drive
Macomb, IL 61455
605 Long Leaf Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
A list of winners of the award can be found HERE.