© 1977

Perspectives on Environment and Behavior

Theory, Research, and Applications

  • Daniel Stokols

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
  3. Ecological Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-38
    2. Edwin P. Willems
      Pages 39-68
  4. Environmental Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-99
    2. Harold M. Proshansky, Timothy O’Hanlon
      Pages 101-129
    3. David C. Glass, Jerome E. Singer, James W. Pennebaker
      Pages 131-151
    4. George E. McKechnie
      Pages 169-189
  5. Applications of Behavioral Research to Environmental Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-193
    2. Robert Sommer
      Pages 195-203
    3. Mark Baldassare, Claude S. Fischer
      Pages 273-285
  6. Directions of Research on Environment and Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-288

About this book


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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Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Stokols
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Perspectives on Environment and Behavior
  • Book Subtitle Theory, Research, and Applications
  • Editors Daniel Stokols
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-30954-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4684-2279-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4684-2277-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 360
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Community and Environmental Psychology
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