International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences

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9780080430768: International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences

This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in 1968 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L. Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences.

Available in both print (26 volumes) and online editions, it comprises 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

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Neil J. Smelser is Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California, and University Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His many books include "Social Paralysis and Social Change: British Working-Class Education in the Nineteenth Century" (California, 1991). Hans-Peter Muller is Professor of Sociology at Humboldt University, Berlin.

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"Like the pyramids, the work is monumental in scope, will prove to be enduring in its contribution, and is surely one of the great wonders of the scientific world." - Contemporary Psychology, APA Review of Books, 2004, Vol. 49, No. 6.

"IESBS, a major social science reference work with a user-friendly interface.. Well worth the expense, even to libraries holding the print version..."
CHOICE, November 2003

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