Perspectives on Environment and Behavior

Theory, Research, and Applications
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ISBN-13:
9781468422771
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Seiten:
360
Autor:
Daniel Stokols
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PDF
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PDF
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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The inception of this volume can be traced to a series of Environmental Psychology Colloquia presented at the University of California, Irvine, dur- ing the spring of 1974. These colloquia were held in conjunction with Social Ecology 252, a graduate seminar on Man and the Environment. Although the eight colloquia covered a wide range of topics and exemplified a diversity of research techniques, they seemed to converge on some common theoretical and methodological assumptions about the na- ture of environment-behavioral research. The apparent continuities among these colloquia suggested the utility of developing a manuscript that would provide a historical overview of research on environment and be- havior, a representation of its major concerns, and an analysis of its concep- tual and empirical trends. Thus, expanded versions of the initial presen- tations were integrated with a supplemental set of invited manuscripts to yield the present volume of original contributions by leading researchers in the areas of ecological and environmental psychology.
The inception of this volume can be traced to a series of Environmental Psychology Colloquia presented at the University of California, Irvine, dur- ing the spring of 1974. These colloquia were held in conjunction with Social Ecology 252, a graduate seminar on Man and the Environment. Although the eight colloquia covered a wide range of topics and exemplified a diversity of research techniques, they seemed to converge on some common theoretical and methodological assumptions about the na- ture of environment-behavioral research. The apparent continuities among these colloquia suggested the utility of developing a manuscript that would provide a historical overview of research on environment and be- havior, a representation of its major concerns, and an analysis of its concep- tual and empirical trends. Thus, expanded versions of the initial presen- tations were integrated with a supplemental set of invited manuscripts to yield the present volume of original contributions by leading researchers in the areas of ecological and environmental psychology.

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