The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition, Volumes 1-26. James D. Wright, Editor in Chief

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.

Key Features

  •  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

IESBS 2/e took First Prize for Excellence in Reference Works (all fields), awarded by the Association of American Publisher’s Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division PROSE Awards, February, 2016.  The Encyclopedia also won the PROSE Award for Excellence in Multi-volume Reference Work, Humanities and Social Sciences, March, 2016. The work was published by Elsevier in 2015.

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