Publication Date

1988

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Miller, Charles E.

Degree Name

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Department

Department of Psychology

LCSH

Architecture and the physically handicapped

Abstract

This research project examined the factors that affect (1) business owners' decisions about whether or not to make their facilities accessible to disabled persons, and (2) citizens' beliefs that businesses need to provide access for disabled persons. Using M. Fishbein and I. Ajzen's Theory of Reasoned Action (published in 1975), it was expected that the following factors would play a role in such a decision: (a) the consequences of making a decision to provide access, (b> a person's social normative beliefs (i.e., perceptions that relevant reference groups think the behavior should be engaged in), and

Comments

Bibliography: pages [62]-65.

Extent

vii, 93 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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