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By Pierre Frankhauser, Dominique Ansel

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ISBN-13: 9783658155414

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This booklet proposes, from a cross-disciplinary point of view, an unique interpreting of present paintings on residential selection and the choices linked to it. Geographers, social-psychologists, economists, sociologists, neurologists and linguists have labored jointly within the context of collective learn into assessment, selection and decision-making within the use of city and periurban areas. a man-made outlook has been made from those complimentary clinical references. The e-book, that's designed as a instruction manual, additionally presents the chance to set out different methods to accommodate the versions which were built during this field.

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The urban offer and the use made of it vary broadly with time (days of the week and times of day) and perceptions and feelings (stimulus or mood); the “range of possibilities” can also be used to contemplate these features. Lastly, “life cycle” is there as a reminder that wants, choices, and decisions vary with age, family situation, and social and material conditions that further widen the “range of possibilities”. It should be emphasized that in some instances individuals are confronted with an absence of choice because their financial resources are so limited.

It looks at the effects produced on individual behaviour and conduct but also at the way individuals perceive and modify their environment. It looks especially at urban space as it is experienced and the way in which individuals set out their living environment and implement strategies to solve everyday problems. Ittelson (1973) defines the environment relative to the individual. The city surrounds, envelops, and protects people but it may also “swallow them up”, submerge, and frighten them or make them anxious.

34 Sophie Mariani-Rousset, Anne Griffond-Boitier et al. It is important to take account of this notion of distance in residential appraisal. Its cultural aspect shows that the size and density of cities and populations, and climatic conditions, play a part in appraising living conditions. Living in Chicoutimi or Las Vegas does not procure the same feeling, it is not experienced in the same way by the body. Mediterranean and Indian cities are dense, Los Angeles is extended with large distances between individual houses, Japan forces clustering, Canada offers wide-open spaces, Australia is vast but has few inhabitable areas, and so on.

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