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Table of Contents
Institutions and infrastructure of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (H. Anheier). History of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (C. Fleck). Ethics of Research (D. Feinholf, I. Callies, T. Bikson (deceased)). Biographies (J.-C. Marcel, A. Hess, D. Barrett).
Statistics (Q. Fu, X Guo). Mathematics and Computer Sciences Applications(P. Bonacich). Logic of Inquiry and Research Design (S.L. Morgan).
Anthropology (U. Hannerz, D. Boyer). Archaeology (S. Barber, T. Dupras). Demography (I.T. Elo, A.D. Foster). Economics (T. Nechyba, H. Yeung). Education (C. McBride, D. Muijs). Geography (S. Hanson, J.D. Sidaway). History (R. Whatmore, R. Hammersley). Law (R. Greenspan, K. Levine). Linguistics A (W.S.Y. Wang). Linguistics B (G. Jarema) Philosophy (C. Mantzavinos). Political Science (H.D. Clarke, M.C. Stewart). Clinical Psychology (W. Miltner). Cognitive Psychology (H. Cohen). Developmental Psychology (H. Keller, D. Crafa). Social Psychology (X. Chryssochoou). Personality Psychology (R.D. Roberts). Motivational Psychology (J. Eccles, K. Salmela-Aro). Sociology (D. S. Massey, Y. Sato). Criminology (K. Parker). Memory: Cognitive and Neuroscientific Aspects (S.D. Sala). Neuroscience of Language (H. Whitaker). Culture and the Arts (K. van Rees)
Evolutionary Sciences (A. Mesoudi). Genetics, Behaviour, History and Society (G. Cabana). Behavioral Neuroscience (B. Kolb). Cognitive Neuroscience (S. Cappa). Psychiatry (D. Bhugra). Health (J. Siegrist, C. Vogele). Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans-sexual Studies (D.C. Barrett). Religious Studies (D. Sherkat). Environmental and Ecological Sciences (M. Fischer-Kowalski, H. Rau, K. Zimmerer). Science and Technology Studies (M. Lynch). Area, Development and International Studies (J. Hass). Studies of the Life Course (M. Mills). Sexuality (L.Waite). Labor Studies (K. Zimmermann). War, Peace, Violence and Conflict (S. Malesevic).
Management, Organizations, Business, Marketing and Finance (P.T. Bryant, J.A. Mathews). Media studies and Mass Communication (G. Mesch). Urban studies and Planning (F. Wu). Public Policy (A. Hassel). Contemporary Cultural Concerns (B. Miller). Applied, Industrial and Organizational Psychology (N.M. Ashkanasy). Social Work (L. Dominelli). Applied Social and Behavioral Sciences (D.J. Rog)
About the Editor in Chief
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.
Affiliations and Expertise
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