International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition

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About the Author
James D. Wright received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Purdue University in 1969, a master’s degree in sociology on the University of Wisconsin in 1970, and the PhD in sociology from Wisconsin in 1973. His first academic appointment was in the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 1976 and also to Full Professor in 1979. Most of his 15 years at Massachusetts were spent as Director, Associate Director or Director of Research within the Social and Demographic Institute. Read the rest of this entry »