Behavior Settings: The Building Blocks of Social Systems

  • Mehmet Gürkaynak
  • W. Ayhan LeCompte
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 3)


The focus of this paper is on those units of the ecological environment called “behavior settings” and on their role in assessment and evaluation. Prior to the definition of this unit and the discussion of its use in generating data on human environments some general remarks would seem to be in order regarding the relevance of this perspective to those interested in the modelling-systems orientation.


Behavior Setting Ecological Approach Treatment Environment Human Environment Rehabilitation Hospital 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehmet Gürkaynak
    • 1
  • W. Ayhan LeCompte
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University AnkaraUniversity BeytepeAnkaraTurkey

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