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Handbook of Environmental Psychology

Robert B. Bechtel, Arza Churchman, "Handbook of Environmental Psychology"
Wiley (March 7, 2002) | ISBN:0471405949 | 736 pages | PDF | 5,7 Mb

"I believe that the book serves an important role in bringing this relatively marginalized area of psychology to broader audiences" (Contemporary Psychology, Vol. 4, No.3; June 2004)

Book Description
An international team of leading scholars explores the latest theories, research, and applications critical to environmental psychology

Featuring the latest research and concepts in the field straight from the world’s leading scholars and practitioners, Handbook of Environmental Psychology provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of this rapidly growing field. Bringing together contributions from an international team of top researchers representing a myriad of disciplines, this groundbreaking resource provides you with a pluralistic approach to the field as an interdisciplinary effort with links to other disciplines.

Addressing a variety of issues and practice settings, Handbook of Environmental Psychology is divided into five organized and accessible parts to provide a thorough overview of the theories, research, and applications at the forefront of environmental psychology today. Part I deals with sharpening theories; Part II links the subject to other disciplines; Part III focuses on methods; Part IV highlights applications; and Part V examines the future of the field.

Defining the ongoing revolution in thinking about how the environment and psychology interact, Handbook of Environmental Psychology is must reading for anyone coping directly with the attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that are destroying our environment and putting our lives in jeopardy.

Topics include:
Healthy design
Restorative environments
Links to urban planning
Contaminated environments
Women’s issues
Environments for aging
Climate, weather, and crime
The history and future of disaster research
Children’s environments
Personal space in a digital age
Community planning

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