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Self-Concept Clarity and the Foot-In-The-Door Procedure.

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Burger, J., & Guadagno, R. (2003). Self-concept clarity and the foot-in-the-door procedure. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 25(1), 79-86.
Three studies examined the role self-concept clarity plays in compliance within the foot-in-the-door procedure. Undergraduate participants in Study 1 were either asked to sign a l…

The Effects of Monetary Incentives and Labeling on the Foot-in-the-Door Effect: Evidence for a Self-Perception Process

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Burger, J., & Caldwell, D. (2003). The Effects of Monetary Incentives and Labeling on the Foot-in-the-Door Effect: Evidence for a Self-Perception Process. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 25(3), 235-241.
We tested the self-perception explanation of the foot-in-the-door effect by manipulating self-perceived helpfulness and assessing self-concept. Participants given $1 to sign a hom…

A Review of Intervention Studies Aimed at Household Energy Conservation

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Abrahamse, W., Steg, L., Vlek, C., & Rothengatter, T. (2005). A review of intervention studies aimed at household energy conservation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 25(3), 273-291.
This article reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions aiming to encourage households to reduce energy consumption. Thirty-eight studies performed within the field …

Applying a Modified Moral Decision Making Model to Change Habitual Car Use: How Can Commitment be Effective?

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Matthies, E., Klöckner, C., & Preißner, C. (2006). Applying a Modified Moral Decision Making Model to Change Habitual Car Use: How Can Commitment be Effective?. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55(1), 91-106.
A theory-driven intervention was carried out to initiate the try-out of a new travel mode behavior (try out taking public transport instead of car) in a sample of habitual car use…

The Response to the Commitment with Block-Leader Recycling Promotion Technique: A Longitudinal Approach

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Meneses, G., & Palacio, A. (2007). The response to the commitment with block-leader recycling promotion technique: A longitudinal approach. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 17(1-2), 83-102.
This article focuses on the study of the changes in consumers' recycling beliefs, attitudes, and behavior due to the application of one promotion technique: a commitment by block …

Implementing a Community-Based Social Marketing Program to Increase Recycling

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Haldeman, T. & Turner, J. (2009). Implementing a community-based social marketing program to increase recycling. Social Marketing Quarterly, 15(3), 114-127.
This article examines the effectiveness of implementing a community-based social marketing program to increase recycling. Researchers went door-to-door in a 200-home community dis…

Willingness for Continued Social Commitment: A New Concept in Environmental Research

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Montada, L., Kals, E., & Becker, R. (2007). Willingness for continued social commitment: A new concept in environmental research. Environment and Behavior, 39, 287-316.
This article validates that the willingness for continued commitment (WCC) is a predictor for manifest action, situated within the theory of continued social commitment and based …

Using E-mail Listservs to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Behaviors

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Artz, N., & Cooke, P. (2007). Using e-mail listservs to promote environmentally sustainable behaviors. Journal of Marketing Communications, 13(4), 257-276.
This paper describes a social marketing campaign that encouraged individuals to adopt environmentally sustainable behaviors such as purchasing green power, installing energy-effic…

Using Community-Based Social Marketing Techniques to Enhance Environmental Regulation

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Kennedy, A. (2010). Using Community-Based Social Marketing Techniques to Enhance Environmental Regulation. Sustainability, 2(4), 1138-1160
This article explores how environmental regulation may be improved through the use of community-based social marketing techniques. While regulation is an important tool of sustain…

The Motives for Accepting or Rejecting Waste Infrastructure Facilities: Shifting the Focus from the Planners Perspective to Fairness and Community Commitment

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The Motives for Accepting or Rejecting Waste Infrastructure Facilities: Shifting the Focus from the Planners Perspective to Fairness and Community Commitment.
In environmental planning, decision making on land use for infrastructure increasingly causes conflicts, particularly with regard to contested waste facilities. Risk management an…

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