Symbolic Interaction (journal)

Symbolic Interaction is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published quarterly by the University of California Press, in Berkeley, California. First published in 1978, "Symbolic Interaction" publishes empirical research and theoretical developments concerned with Symbolic Interactionism, a major contemporary theoretical perspective in sociology. It is the official publication of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

The editor in chief is Simon Gottschalk of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The print ISSN is 0195-6086, and the e ISSN for the electronic version is 15

This journal ranks as 45th of the 93 journals in the Sociology group in Journal Citation Reports. It is indexed in all the standard services, including , PsycINFO (Sociological Abstracts), Sociological Abstracts. Scopus and Web of Science (Social Science citation Index), and the specialized indexing services Ageline, Social Services Abstracts, American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies, Criminal Justice Abstracts, and Family & Society Studies Worldwide,


* "Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction" [ official website]
* "Symbolic Interaction" [ on University of California Press Journals website]

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