Theory in Environment Behavior Studies

Transcending Times, Settings, and Groups
  • Amos Rapoport


The title of this chapter resulted from the first (March, 1994) announcement of the fourth Japan-USA seminar, when I discovered that the general topic of theory crosscut and did not fit fully any of the proposed categories: environment-behavior Relations (EBR) in different sociohistoric times—the 21st century; EBR in different environments: general processes; EBR in different environments: the city; EBR in different subgroups: aging; and EBR in different subgroups: families. It best fit the second category, particularly “general processes,” although the specific titles listed did not seem to match these.


Environmental Quality Evolutionary Psychology Urban Forest Cultural Landscape Urban Form 
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  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA

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