1st Edition

Environmental Psychology in Europe From Architectural Psychology to Green Psychology

By Enric Pol Copyright 1993
    310 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1993, as part of the Ethnoscapes: Current Challenges in the Environmental Social Sciences series, reissued now with a new series introduction and new preface, Environmental Psychology in Europe: From Architectural Psychology to Green Psychology sets out to explain the nature of environmental psychology, how it was born, how it developed, what were its dominant subjects, its principal actors and its present state in Europe at the time. The volume covers each European country, looking at the origin and development of the subject in the principal European cultural areas.

    New Series Introduction to the Reissue David Canter and David Stea.  New Preface.  Figures and Tables.  Once Upon a Time…  Preface of the English Edition.  Preface of the Spanish Edition.  Part 1: General Approaches  1. The Science as a Social Organisation: Objectives and Processes  2. The Definition of a Space for Environmental Psychology  Part 2: The Origin and Development of Environmental Psychology in the Principal European Cultural Areas  3. Environmental Psychology in Great Britain  4. Environmental Psychology in Sweden and the Scandinavian Countries  5. Environmental Psychology in France and the Francophone Area  6. Environmental Psychology in the Germanic Area  7. Environmental Psychology in the ex-USSR  8. Environmental Psychology in Italy  9. Environmental Psychology in Spain.  Epilogue to Part Two: The Netherlands, Portugal, Greece and Turkey  Part 3: Europe as a Whole  10. Environmental Psychology: Pluridisciplinary Science versus Applied Psychology  11. Who is Who: The Most Notable Authors and Nuclei  12. The Invisible Colleges  13. Prospective and General Conclusion  Postscript: 1984–1992  14. From Architectural Psychology to Green Environmental Psychology.  Epilogue.  Appendix.  Statistical Appendix.  Bibliographical Appendix: Historical and Functional Classics.  Bibliographical References.


    Enric Pol is Professor of Social and Environmental Psychology at the University of Barcelona. Since 1987, he has directed the Master's in Environmental Intervention and Management: Person and Society. Between 2005 and 2021, he coordinated the Research Group in Social, Environmental and Organizational Psychology (PsicoSAO). He has coordinated the interdisciplinary Doctorate program in Environmental Sciences and Technologies (2006-2016) at the University of Barcelona. Between 2007 and 2012 he was coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Inter-University Master's in Work, Organizational and Personal Psychology-WOP-P of the University of Barcelona, with four other European universities. From 2014 to 2021 he was director of the Interuniversity Master's in Psychosocial Intervention. From 2008 to 2012 he was Director of the Department of Social Psychology at the University of Barcelona.

    He works, researches and has developed Environmental Management instruments, such as the DIS/BCN (Social Impact Detection), applied to a multitude of projects, including the Environmental Impact Assessment of part of the Madrid-Barcelona AVE. He has worked on resistance to environmental change and conflicts, with an emphasis on individual and social behavior, social movements and organizations, educational, communicative and socialization aspects. Reviewer of national and international journals and research projects, he has developed numerous research and advisory activities for companies and public administrations in education, communication, management and citizen behavior in relation to environmental issues. 

    Author of numerous publications, the one reissued here from 1993, Environmental Psychology in Europe, stands out. He is co-editor of 100 Key Concepts in Environmental Psychology, Routledge (2023).