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Advances in theory and research

Author: Irwin Altman; Joachim F Wohlwill
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1976-1977.
Series: Human behavior and environment, v. 1-2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin Altman; Joachim F Wohlwill
ISBN: 0306333015 9780306333019 0306333023 9780306333026
OCLC Number: 13934769
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Attitudes, Behavior, and Environmental Policy Issues.- Some Preliminary Observations.- Man and Nature-Ambivalence and Inconsistency.- Environmental Words and Environmental Deeds.- The Behavior-Cognition Link.- The Transactional Model.- Implications for Public Policy.- Methodology.- Future Research.- Public Participation.- Environmental Education.- References.- 2 Environmental Aesthetics: The Environment as a Source of Affect.- A Psychological Foundation for Environmental Aesthetics.- The Role of Collative Properties of Stimuli.- Two Exploratory Attitudes: Specific versus Diversive.- Review of Environmental Aesthetics Research.- Research on the Role of Berlyne's Collative Properties: Complexity.- The Role of Other Collative Variables.- The Place of Uncertainty in Environmental Aesthetics: A Reappraisal.- Issues of Methodology in the Study of Environmental Aesthetics.- Definition and Measurement of Environmental Variables.- Sampling of Environments.- Mode of Presentation of Environmental Stimuli.- Selection of Response Measures.- Some Unresolved Issues in Environmental Aesthetics.- Unity versus Diversity.- The Natural versus the Man-Made.- Beautiful versus Ugly: Continuum or N-Dimensional Space.- The Effects of Prolonged Exposure to a Given Environment.- The Place of Individual Differences in Environmental Evaluation.- Practical Applications of Environmental Aesthetics.- Architecture, Design, and Planning.- Management of Natural Recreation Areas.- Environmental Impact Statements.- Environmental Law.- Conclusion.- References.- 3 Perception of Landscape and Land Use.- A Research Rationale.- Matters of Policy.- Practice and Research.- Landscape and Land-Use Issues in the Forest Service.- A Landscape Planning Orientation.- Intergroup Agreement.- Planning Procedures.- Predicting Scenic Quality.- Future Directions.- Summary.- References.- 4 Motivational and Social Aspects of Recreational Behavior.- Motivational Aspects of Recreation.- The Hierarchy of Needs.- The Importance of Place of Residence.- Social Forces.- The Influence of Personality.- Review and Prospects.- References.- 5 Work Environments.- Effects on Workers: A Framework.- Work Environments: A Second Framework.- Settings.- Industrial Plants.- Business Offices.- Conclusion.- References.- 6 Behavioral Ecology, Health Status, and Health Care: Applications to the Rehabilitation Setting.- Behavioral Ecology.- The Problem of Spinal Cord Injury.- The Research Setting.- Behavior Setting Survey.- Developmental Work on Patient Observation.- Longitudinal Observations: Assessment of Patient Performance.- Key Aspects of Behavioral Ecology.- Molar Phenomena and Nonreductionism.- Behavioral Focus.- Naturalistic Emphasis.- Distribution of Phenomena.- Environment and Behavior.- Site Specificity and Place Dependencies.- Long Time Periods.- Systems Concepts and the Illusion of Side Effects.- Concluding Comments.- References.- 7 Environmental Change and the Elderly.- The Elderly-A Population at Risk.- Psychological Change.- Physiological Change.- Social Deficit.- Environmental Change.- Residential Mobility, Relocation, and Environmental Change.- Current Theory.- References.
Series Title: Human behavior and environment, v. 1-2.
Responsibility: edited by Irwin Altman and Joachim F. Wohlwill.

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