Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise And Fall Of Suburbia by Robert Fishman

By Robert Fishman

A famous city historian strains the tale of the suburb from its origins in nineteenth-century London to its twentieth-century death in decentralized towns like la.

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Their perceptions of new possibilities will not be formed at once but may take some time to develop. Furthermore, the characteristics of the built environment can change over time. This means that if attitudes currently match (or do not match) the travel opportunities offered by the built environment characteristics of a household’s location, it cannot be assumed the same was true at the moment of residential choice. Habits – Triandis (1977) first introduced ‘habit’ into attitude-behaviour theory.

This was developed to explain moral behaviour, and can be applied to analyses of environmentally friendly travel behaviour which involves small individual costs (in terms of money, time or effort) (Steg and Buijs, 2004). Since the late 1960s, travel behaviour research outside the field of social psychology has been predominantly based on micro-economic utility-maximisation theory. This approach treats travel alternatives as bundles of attribute levels; the total utility of an alternative is therefore determined by the utility an individual derives from its attribute levels.

G. , 2008). Another model that is frequently used in social psychological travel behaviour research is the Norm Activation Model by Schwartz (Schwartz and Howard, 1981). This was developed to explain moral behaviour, and can be applied to analyses of environmentally friendly travel behaviour which involves small individual costs (in terms of money, time or effort) (Steg and Buijs, 2004). Since the late 1960s, travel behaviour research outside the field of social psychology has been predominantly based on micro-economic utility-maximisation theory.

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