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Altman, Irwin

Overview
Works: 76 works in 383 publications in 3 languages and 10,736 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BF353, 155.9 S
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Most widely held works about Irwin Altman
 
Most widely held works by Irwin Altman
The environment and social behavior : privacy, personal space, territory, crowding by Irwin Altman( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polygamous families in contemporary society by Irwin Altman( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Social psychologist Irwin Altman and anthropologist Joseph Ginat examine husband-wife and wife-wife relationships in contemporary Mormon polygamous families in this intriguing book. Using interviews and observations, they describe how husbands and wives in plural families cope with their complex lifestyle in many facets of everyday life, including courtship, weddings, honeymoons, adjustments to a new life, living arrangements, and the husband's rotation among his wives. Other topics covered are budget and resource management, psychological attachments to homes, and the social and emotional relationships between family members." "This is the first comprehensive analysis of life in present-day Mormon polygamous families in American society. Adopting a transactional and dialectic approach, the authors bring an interdisciplinary perspective to this unique form of family structure in modern society."--Jacket
Small group research; a synthesis and critique of the field by Joseph Edward McGrath( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENTS: Classification of small group research information: a case study; the classification system; a validation of the classification system; evaluation, modifications, and implications of the classification system; perspectives on the small group field; descriptive characteristics of the small group field; generalizations from small group research data; methodology of small group research: problems and prospects; the culture of the small group research field; catalogue of relationships, annotations, and bibliography with addenda
Children and the environment by Irwin Altman( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human behavior and environment : advances in theory and research by Irwin Altman( Book )

52 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elderly people and the environment by Irwin Altman( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and environment by Irwin Altman( Book )

33 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu chan shu le ren, wen hua, huan jing san zhe jian de xiang hu ying xiang, bing gou hua chu cheng shi jian zhu xue jia dui wei lai li xiang de she qu, cheng shi bu ju de she xiang
Behavior and the natural environment by Irwin Altman( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social penetration: the development of interpersonal relationships by Irwin Altman( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home environments by Irwin Altman( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of environmental psychology( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social and psychological factors in stress by J. E Macgrath( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is the product of a three-day conference on social and psychological factors in stress. The purpose of the conference was to identify crucial issues in this area of stress and to seek potential research approaches to those issues as the focus of the basic contract research program for the sponsor. The document gives a conceptual formulation for research on stress, major substantive and methodological issues, an integrative review of some research on social-psychological factors in stress, and a discussion of strategic considerations for future research on stress
Neighborhood and community environments by Irwin Altman( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public places and spaces by Irwin Altman( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and the environment( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As society changes - due to (among other factors) political upheaval, racial tension, economic stress, and the rise of cultural subgroups - the changing roles of women in the public and private sectors are uniquely challenged by constraints and public policies regarding the physical environments in which women live and work. Women and the Environment illuminates the complex, many-layered relationship between women and a wide range of different physical environments, such as homes, workplaces, neighborhoods, communities, cities, and various public settings. It studies all the significant environments of a woman's life cycle from childhood to late adulthood, addressing such vital subjects as the interplay between women of varying ages, races, economic classes, occupations, communities, educations, and family structures and environments; obstacles and opportunities regarding women's roles in community action and public policymaking; legal and legislative barriers to environmental change, highlighted by successful case examples of women creating positive social change; and the philosophy of design and research issues involving women and environments. Women and the Environment will serve as an invaluable reference for researchers, professionals, and students in environmental psychology, personality and social psychology, gender studies, human ecology, and environmental design and planning
Place attachment by Irwin Altman( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In step with the growing interest in place attachment, this volume examines the phenomena from the perspective of several disciplines-including anthropology, folklore, and psychology-and points towards promising directions of future research
Environment and culture by Irwin Altman( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environment and behavior studies : emergence of intellectual traditions by Irwin Altman( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transportation and behavior by Irwin Altman( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Polygamous families in contemporary society
Alternative Names
Altman, Irwin

Irwin Altman American social psychologist

Irwin Altman Amerikaans psycholoog

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Human behavior and environment : advances in theory and researchElderly people and the environmentCulture and environmentHome environmentsNeighborhood and community environmentsWomen and the environmentEnvironment and culture