Research on Environment and Behavior: A Personal Statement of Strategy

  • Irwin Altman


This chapter describes an approach to research on environment and behavior that also has implications for social-psychological research in general. I will not offer a “theory,” in terms of hypotheses and testable propositions, nor will I present a “methodology,” in the sense of procedures or techniques. Rather I will set forth a general strategy for research on environmental and social-psychological phenomena, a kind of perspective within which one can pose specific theoretical and methodological questions.


Disruptive Behavior Nonverbal Behavior Successful Group Territorial Behavior Social Unit 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Irwin Altman
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  1. 1.University of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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