Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research

Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research

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Following upon the Handbook of Japan-United States Environment-Behavior Research, published by Plenum in 1997, leading experts review the interrelationships among theory, problem, and method in environment-behavior research. The chapters focus on the philosophical and theoretical assumptions underlying current research and practice in the area and link those assumptions to specific substantive questions and methodologiesPART 2 3.1. Toward an Explanatory Theory of EBR In this part I will present a sketch of a framework for EBS, based on a synthesis of ... an important first step is domain definition which includes both subject matter and important questions about it (Shapere, 1977, 1984). ... my discussion in Part 1 and below, and Jacoba#39;s (1982) argument that, in science, small questions lead to big answers whereas largeanbsp;...

Title:Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research
Author:Seymour Wapner
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2000


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