The Handbook of Environmental Psychology

Document Type: Book
Editors: Robert B. Bechtel & Arza Churchman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
First edition: 2002
ISBN10: 0471405949
ISBN13: 978-0471405948

“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.” Amazon, USA


CHAPTER 1 The Increasing Contexts of Context in the Study of Environment Behavior Relations
Seymour Wapner and Jack Demick

CHAPTER 2 The Ethical Imperative
Leanne G. Rivlin

CHAPTER 3 Environmental Psychology: From Spatial-Physical Environment to Sustainable Development
Mirilia Bonnes and Marino Bonaiuto

CHAPTER 4 Environmental Management: A Perspective from Environmental Psychology
Enric Pol

CHAPTER 5 The New Environmental Psychology: The Human Interdependence Paradigm
Tommy Gärling, Anders Biel, and Mathias Gustafsson

CHAPTER 6 The Phenomenological Approach to People-Environment Studies
Carl F. Graumann

CHAPTER 7 Ecological Psychology: Historical Contexts, Current Conception, Prospective Directions
Allan W. Wicker


CHAPTER 8 Exploring Pathology: Relationships between Clinical and Environmental Psychology
Kathryn H. Anthony and Nicholas J. Watkins

CHAPTER 9 Environmental Anthropology
Edward B. Liebow

CHAPTER 10 Environmental Sociology
Riley E. Dunlap

CHAPTER 11 Environmental Psychophysiology
Russ Parsons and Louis G. Tassinary

CHAPTER 12 Environmental Psychology and Urban Planning: Where Can the Twain Meet?
Arza Churchman


CHAPTER 13 Transactionally Oriented Research: Examples and Strategies
Carol M. Werner, Barbara B. Brown, and Ir win Altman

CHAPTER 14 Meta-Analysis
Arthur E. Stamps III

CHAPTER 15 The Experience Sampling Method: Measuring the Context and Content of Lives
Joel M. Hektner and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

CHAPTER 16 The Open Door of GIS
Reginald G. Golledge

CHAPTER 17 Structural Equation Modeling
Victor Corral-Verdugo

CHAPTER 18 Spatial Structure of Environment and Behavior
John Peponis and Jean Wineman

CHAPTER 19 Behavioral-Based Architectural Programming
Robert Hershberger

CHAPTER 20 Postoccupancy Evaluation: Issues and Implementation
Craig Zimring


CHAPTER 21 Making a Difference: Some Ways Environmental Psychology Has Improved the World
Robert Gifford

CHAPTER 22 Bridging the Gap: How Scientists Can Make a Difference
Frances E. Kuo

CHAPTER 23 Women and Environment
Karen A. Franck

CHAPTER 24 Children’s Environment
Kalevi Korpela

CHAPTER 25 Design and Dementia
Kristen Day and Margaret P. Calkins

CHAPTER 26 Healthy Residential Environments
Roderick J. Lawrence

CHAPTER 27 Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED): Yes, No, Maybe, Unknowable, and All of the Above
Ralph B. Taylor

CHAPTER 28 Wayfinding: A Broad View
Janet R. Carpman and Myron A. Grant

CHAPTER 29 Work Environments
Janetta Mitchell McCoy

CHAPTER 30 Environmental Psychology in Museums, Zoos, and Other Exhibition Centers
Stephen C. Bitgood

CHAPTER 31 Climate, Weather, and Crime
James Rotton and Ellen G. Cohn

CHAPTER 32 Noise Pollution: A Hazard to Physical and Mental Well-Being
Arline L. Bronzaft

CHAPTER 33 The History and Future of Disaster Research
Lori A. Peek and Dennis S. Mileti

CHAPTER 34 The Challenge of Increasing Proenvironment Behavior
E. Scott Geller

CHAPTER 35 Emerging Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives on Conservation Behavior
Joanne Vining and Angela Ebreo

CHAPTER 36 Contamination: The Invisible Built Environment
Michael R. Edelstein

CHAPTER 37 Environmental Conflict and Its Resolution
Tamra Pearson d’Estrée, E. Franklin Dukes, and Jessica Navarrete-Romero

CHAPTER 38 A Methodology of Participatory Planning
Liisa Horelli

CHAPTER 39 Sustained Participation: A Community Based Approach to Addressing Environmental Problems
Esther Wiesenfeld and Euclides Sánchez

CHAPTER 40 Personal Space in a Digital Age
Robert Sommer

CHAPTER 41 Toward an Environmental Psychology of the Internet
Daniel Stokols and Maria Montero

CHAPTER 42 On to Mars!
Robert B. Bechtel

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