Place Attachment

A Conceptual Inquiry
  • Setha M. Low
  • Irwin Altman
Part of the Human Behavior and Environment book series (HUBE, volume 12)


This volume explores the concept of place attachment to (1) illustrate its multi-disciplinary foundations, (2) identify its various aspects, (3) highlight its potential importance in research and environmental design, and (4) lay the foundation for a conceptual framework to guide future research.


Cultural Identity Place Attachment Conceptual Inquiry Present Volume Sacred Place 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Setha M. Low
    • 1
  • Irwin Altman
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School and University CenterCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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