Michelson, William Michael

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MICHELSON, William Michael

MICHELSON, William Michael. Canadian, b. 1940. Genres: Architecture, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Geography, Sociology, Urban studies. Career: Instructor, 1964-65, and Assistant Professor of Sociology, 1965-66, Princeton University, NJ; Professor of Social Ecology, University of California at Irvine, 1980-84; Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto, 1972- (Assistant Professor, 1966-68; Associate Professor, 1968-72; Associate Director, Centre for Urban and Community Studies, 1973-80). Publications: Man and His Urban Environment: A Sociological Approach, 1970; Behavioral Research Methods in Environmental Design, 1974; Contemporary Topics in Urban Sociology, 1977; Environmental choice, Human Behavior, and Residential Satisfaction, 1977; Public Policy in Temporal Perspective, 1978; The Child in the City, 2 vols., 1979; From Sun to Sun: Daily Obligations and Community Structure in the Lives of Employed Women and Their Families, 1985; Methods in Environmental and Behavioral Research, 1987; (with T. Wikstrom and K.P. Linden) Hub of Events or Splendid Isolation: The Home as a Context for Teleworking, 1998;(ed. with R. Dunlap) Handbook of Environmental Sociology, 2002. Address: Dept of Sociology, University of Toronto, 725 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2J4.

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