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Topophilia : a study of environmental perception, attitudes, and values / Yi-fu Tuan.

By: Tuan, Yi-fu, 1930- [autor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1990Description: xiv, 260 páginas : ilustraciones ; 23 cm.Content type: texto Media type: sin mediación Carrier type: volumenISBN: 9780231073950.Subject(s): Ecología humana -- Opinión pública | Percepción geográficaDDC classification: 304.2
Contents:
1. Common traits in perception: the senses. -- 2. Common psychological structures and responses. -- 3. Ethnocentrism, symmetry, and space. -- 4. Personal worlds: individual differences and preferences. -- 5. Culture, experience, and environmental attitudes. -- 6. Environment, perception, and world views. -- 7. Topophilia and environment. -- 8. Environment and topophilia. -- 9. From cosmos to landscape. -- 10. The ideal city and symbols of transcendence. -- 11. Physical setting and urban life styles. -- 12. American cities: symbolism, imagery, perception. -- 13. Suburbs and new towns: the search for environment.
Abstract: Topophilia is a comprehensive, comparative look at "all of the human being´s affective ties with material environment." Yi-Fu Tuan believes that since humans are one of the "dominant" factors controlling the environment, it is of great importance, when considering environmental issues, to take into account humankind´s affinity toward the enviroment. El texto.
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304.2 T883 1990 (Browse shelf) Ej. 1 Procesos Técnicos 33345

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1. Common traits in perception: the senses. -- 2. Common psychological structures and responses. -- 3. Ethnocentrism, symmetry, and space. -- 4. Personal worlds: individual differences and preferences. -- 5. Culture, experience, and environmental attitudes. -- 6. Environment, perception, and world views. -- 7. Topophilia and environment. -- 8. Environment and topophilia. -- 9. From cosmos to landscape. -- 10. The ideal city and symbols of transcendence. -- 11. Physical setting and urban life styles. -- 12. American cities: symbolism, imagery, perception. -- 13. Suburbs and new towns: the search for environment.

Topophilia is a comprehensive, comparative look at "all of the human being´s affective ties with material environment." Yi-Fu Tuan believes that since humans are one of the "dominant" factors controlling the environment, it is of great importance, when considering environmental issues, to take into account humankind´s affinity toward the enviroment. El texto.

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