A tribute and guide to M. Powell Lawton's groundbreaking work!
Dr. M. Powell Lawton, who died in January 2001, was arguably the most significant thinker, researcher, and practitioner in environment-behavior studies within the field of gerontology. The authors of Physical Environments and Aging represent three generations of internationally recognized researchers whose lives and work were greatly influenced by both Lawton the professional and Lawton the man. This book presents their assessment of his contributions to environmental theory, purpose-built housing, community study, long-term care settings, and other related topics. Many of the contributors also share personal anecdotes that illustrate how Lawton's professional visions were shaped by his remarkable intellect and personality.
Physical Environments and Aging examines many aspects of environmental gerontology, including:
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Paul G. Windley, PhD, is Professor of Architecture and past Dean of the College of Art and Architecture at the University of Idaho. He conducts research in environmental gerontology focusing on design and planning issues related to elderly housing and small rural communities. Recent publications include: "Environment and Aging Theory: A Focus on Housing "(Scheidt and Windley, 1998).
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