International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences by James D. Wright
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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
By James D. Wright

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

2nd Revised edition

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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences by James D. Wright

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Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Available in both print and online editions, it comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. * Provides authoritative, foundational, interdisciplinary knowledge across the wide range of behavioral and social sciences fields* Discusses history, current trends and future directions * Topics are cross-referenced with related topics and each article highlights further reading

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780080970868
ISBN-10: 0080970869
Format: Hardback
(1016mm x 1219mm x 368mm)
Pages: 23185
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James D. Wright

James D. Wright received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from Purdue University in 1969, a master's degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin in 1970, and his PhD in sociology from Wisconsin in 1973. His first academic appointment was at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 1976 and to Full Professor in 1979. Most of his fifteen years at Massachusetts were spent as Director, Associate Director or Director of Research in the Social and Demographic Institute. Wright left Massachusetts for Tulane University in New Orleans in 1988 where he served as the Charles and Leo Favrot Professor of Human Relations in Tulane's Department of Sociology. He also enjoyed a courtesy appointment in the Tulane School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. He left Tulane in 2001 to become the Provost's Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Central Florida. In 2003, he was named as the Director of the University's Institute for Social and Behavioral Science and in 2013 was designated as a UCF Pegasus Professor, the University's highest faculty honor. Wright was the Editor in Chief of the scholarly journal Social Science Research from 1978 until 2014. His previous editing experience also includes a twenty-year stint as editor of the Aldine de Gruyter book series Social Institutions and Social Change, two editions of the Handbook of Survey Research (Academic Press, 1983; Emerald Publishing, 2010), and service on the editorial boards of numerous journals. He is the author of 21 books and scholarly monographs on topics ranging from homelessness to research methods to NASCAR, and he has published more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, reviews, essays and polemics. Wright lives with his wife Christine Stewart and their multiple dogs and cats in Winter Springs, Florida, where in his spare time he likes to cook fancy meals for large crowds.

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