Environmental Social Psychology by David Canter (auth.), David Canter, Jorge Correia Jesuino,

By David Canter (auth.), David Canter, Jorge Correia Jesuino, Luís Soczka, Geoffrey M. Stephenson (eds.)

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Envlron. nt. ed by (perceived] envlronJnent. ·sts behavior. ,.. causes behavior. tac III tated by (percelvedJ env I ronlnen t . sm: II' /' /' I /"T Aristotle's "telic" cause, because it is often assumed that systems tend to strive for balance and an ideal final state (see, for example, Linneweber's article, in this section). A second version of the systems model has been suggested by Lazarus and Folkman (1984) whose perspective is intermediate between systems models and the transactional view to follow.

Results from psychometric tests indicated a statistically significant increase in life-satisfaction, a decrease in mental lapses, improvement in mental health, and a lessening of time structure, indicative of change. On measures of self-esteem, selfefficacy, and access to Jahoda's categories of experience other than time structure, no significant change was observed, suggesting continuity in some aspects of life. Subjective reports on the experience of retirement supported the conclusion that response to change is characterised by a mixture of adjustment and continuity.

In addition, the processes involved in commitment to activity (Haworth, 1984; 1985) and the factors involved in coping with change, including those qutlined in this paper, require further study. This will require a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methods used on more representative samples and including longtitudinal designs, than funding has often permitted. : "Employment deprivation and personal agency during unemployment" Social Behaviour, 1, 1, 3-23 1986 Fryer, D & Payne, R: "Proactive behaviour in unemployment: findings and implications" Leisure Studies, 3, 273-295 1984 Graef, R, Csikszentmihalyi, M, & Giannino, S: "Measuring intrinsic motivation in everyday life" Leisure Studies, 2, 155-168 1983 Grossin, W: "The relationship between work time, free time and the meaning of retirement" Leisure Studies, 5, 91-102 1986 Haworth, J T: "The perceived nature of meaningful pursuits and the social psychology of commitment" Society and Leisure, 7, 197-216 1984 Haworth, J T: "Meaningful activity, time-use and non-employment" Teorie & Modelli, 11, Supl 1,219-234 1985 "Meaningful activity and psychological models of non-employment" Haworth, J T: Leisure Studies, 5, 281-297 1986 Haworth, J T & Evans, S: "Meaningful activity and unemployment" in D Fryer & P Ullah (eds) The Experience of Unemployment Milton Keynes, Open University Presss 1986 Haworth, J T & Millar, T: "Time diary sampling of daily activity and intrinsic motivation in unemployed young adults" Lesiure Studies, 5, 353-359 1986 Hepworth, S J: "Moderating factors of the psychological impact of unemployment" Journal of Occupational Psychology, 51, 53, 139-145 1980 Jahoda, M: Employment and Unemployment: A social psychological analysis Cambridge, Cambridge Univ.

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