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Society for Social Studies of Science

Nomination For Carson Prize

Deadline for 2019 award, December 15, 2017

The Carson Prize is awarded annually for a book in Science and Technology Studies with distinctive social and political relevance. Both single and multi-authored books are eligible if they represent original work. Reprints, second editions, edited volumes, reference works and similar volumes are ineligible. Books must be published in English or newly appearing in translation during the eligibility period. Books with publication dates in the three years prior to the year they are evaluated are eligible. Books published in 2015, 2016, and 2017 would be evaluated in 2018 for the 2019 award, for example. Books may be re-nominated until their eligibility expires. Nominations may be made by 4S members or book publishers.

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