The Behavioural Environment

The Behavioural Environment : Essays in Reflection, Application and Re-Evaluation

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Placing human action and perception at the centre of the subject, this book considers the effects of mankind on the environment, drawing particularly from William Kirk's work on the behavioural environment model. Reviewing Kirk's original model in light of recent ideological debate and extensive new evidence, this collection of essays from leading names in the field shows that a behavioural approach is essential in understanding human geography and man's relationship with the ecological more

Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 20.32mm | 430g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138881287
  • 9781138881280

Table of contents

Foreword O.K. Spate Part I: The Behavioural Environment 1. The Behavioural Environment: Worlds of Meaning in a World of Facts F.W. Boal and D.N. Livingstone 2. Historical Geography and the Concept of the Behavioural Environment William Kirk Part II: Reflection 3. The Concept of 'The Behavioural Environment', and its Origins John A. Campbell 4. Environment, Behaviour and Thought Yi-Fu Tuan 5. Humankind-Environment: Musings on the Role of the Hyphen Douglas Pocock 6. People, Prejudice and Place Wreford Watson 7. Small Town Images: Evocation, Function and Manipulation Brian Goodey 8. Personal Construct Theory; Residential Decision Making and the Behavioural Environment T.J. Anderson 9. Outrage and Righteous Indignation: Ideology and Imagery of Suburbia John M.Gold and Margaret M. Gold 10. Divided Perception in a United City: The Case of Jerusalem Michael Romann Part III: Re-evaluation 11. Thoughts, Words and Creative Locational Acts Chris Philo 12. People and Places in the Behavioural Environment R.J. Johnston 13. Mirrors, Masks and Diverse Milieux Anne Buttimer 14. A Curiously Unbalanced Condition of the Powers of the Mind: Realism and the Ecology of Environmental Experience Edward Relph 15. Forms of Life, History and Mind: An Idealist Proposal for Integrating Perception and Behaviour in Human Geography Leonard Guelke 16. The Behavioural Environment: How?; What For?; and Whose? Harold Brookfieldshow more