Kaplan, R. & J.F. Talbot, 1988, Ethnicity and preference for natural settings: a review and recent findings, in: Landscape and Urban Planning, 15, 1
- Author : Kaplan, R. & J.F. Talbot
- Year : 1988
- Journal/Series : Landscape and Urban Planning
- Volume Number (ANNUAL: Counting Volumes of the Year shown above) : 1
- Volume Number (CONSECUTIVE: Counting all Volumes of this Journal ever published) : 15
- Pages : 107-117
- Abstract in English : This study suggests substantial difference between the recreational pursuits of ‘black’ and white people. At the same time, ‘blacks’ and whites share a very high regard for their nearby natural surroundings. The results may suggest that ethnic and demographic differences can affect the type of natural settings which are preferred, and highlights the importance of utilzing participatory input in situations where the designer is least familiar with the local context. This article suggests furthermore that ‘black greatly value their contacts with nature, and are not different from whites in this regard.
- Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: environmental psychology, ethnicity, preference, participation, planting design, landscape design. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research, students of universities of professional education.