Integrating Environmental Factors into Multidimensional Analysis

  • William Michelson


The problems generating environmental research by social scientists vary greatly over time. How many researchers who started with an interest in housing, school, or hospital design imagined that they might one day apply their studies to mass migration, waste disposal, earthquakes, or the safety of government buildings? The absence of firm predictability in applications suggests attention to methods that cover a wide range of considerations.


Conceptual Analysis Travel Behavior Personal Safety Subjective Dimension Multidimensional Analysis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Barker, R. (1968). Ecological psychology.Stanford: Stanford University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Bechtel, R., Marans, R., & Michelson, W. (Eds.). (1987). Methods in environmental and behavioral research.New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.Google Scholar
  3. Franck, K., & Ahrentzen, S. (Eds.). (1989). New households, new housing.New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.Google Scholar
  4. Hanson, S., & Hanson, P. (1993). The geography of everyday life. In T. Gaerling & R. G. Golledge (Eds.), Behavior and environment: Psychological and geographical approaches (pp. 249–269). New York: North-Holland.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Harvey, A., Szalai, A., Elliott, D., Stone, P., & Clark, S. (1984). Time budget research.Frankfurt: Campus Verlag.Google Scholar
  6. Michelson, W. (1977). Environmental choice, human behavior, and residential satisfaction. New York: Oxford University Eress.Google Scholar
  7. Michelson, W. (1985a). Divergent convergence: The daily routine of employed spouses as a public affairs agenda. Public Affairs Report, 26(4) [entire issue].Google Scholar
  8. Michelson, W. (1985b). From sun to sun: Daily obligations and community structure in the lives of employed women and their families. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allanheld.Google Scholar
  9. Michelson, W. (1990). Measuring behavioral quality in experimental housing. In Y. Yoshitake, R. Bechtel, T. Takahashi, & M. Asai (Eds.), Current issues in environment-behavior research (pp. 173–182). Tokyo: University of Tokyo.Google Scholar
  10. Michelson, W. (1994). Everyday life in contextual perspective. In A. Altman & A. Churchman (Eds.), Women and the environment (pp. 17–42). New York: Flenum.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Michelson, W. (forthcoming). Analysis and exploration of meaning and outcomes in connection with time use data. In W. E. Pentland, A. Harvey, M. P. Lawton, & M. A. McColl (Eds.), Application of time use methodology in the social sciences.New York: Flenum.Google Scholar
  12. Sommer, R., & Wicker, A. (1991). Gas station psychology. Environment & behavior, 23(2), 131–149.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Wekerle, G. (1984). A woman’s place is in the city. Antipode 16(5), 11–19.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Michelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Centre for Urban and Community StudiesUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

Personalised recommendations