Eating Clean and Green? Investigating Consumer Motivations Towards the Purchase of Organic Food

Articles
Smith, S., & Paladino, A. (2010). Eating clean and green? Investigating consumer motivations towards the purchase of organic food. Australasian Marketing Journal (AMJ), 18(2), 93-104. doi:10.1016/j.ausmj.2010.01.001.

Growing consumer concern for health and environment issues has resulted in increased attention towards the purchase and consumption of organic food. This has driven an increase in…

Explaining Proenvironmental Intention and Behavior by Personal Norms and the Theory of Planned Behavior

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Harland, P., Staats, H. & Wilke-Henk, A. M. (1999). Explaining proenvironmental intention and behavior by personal norms and the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 12, 2505-2528.

The value of personal norms (S. H. Schwartz, 1977) for proenvironmental behavior has been demonstrated in previous studies (J. Vining and A. Ebreo, 1992), but not in addition to…

The Importance of Beliefs and Purchase Criteria in the Choice of Eco-labeled Food Products

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Grankvist, G., & Biel, A. (2001). The importance of beliefs and purchase criteria in the choice of eco-labeled food products. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21(4), 405-410. doi:10.1006/jevp.2001.0234.

Examined importance attached to purchase criteria, beliefs about the characteristics of eco-labeled alternatives of food products, and prescriptive norm strength as potential…

Twenty Years After Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A New Meta-Analysis of psycho-Social Determinants of Pro-Environmental Behaviour

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Bamberg, S., & Möser, G. (2007). Twenty years after Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A new meta-analysis of psycho-social determinants of pro-environmental behaviour. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(1), 14-25.

The goal of the present paper is a replication as well as an extension of the Hines et al. [(1986/87). Analysis and synthesis of research on responsible environmental behaviour: A…

Promoting Internalized Motivation for Environmentally Responsible Behavior: A Prospective Study of Environmental Goals

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Osbaldiston, R., & Sheldon, K. (2003). Promoting internalized motivation for environmentally responsible behavior: A prospective study of environmental goals. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(4), 349-357.

We used a prospective design and structural equation modeling procedures to examine the processes by which people internalize the doing of new environmental behaviors. As…

The Relationship Between Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity

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Dono, J., Webb, J., & Richardson, B. (2009). The relationship between environmental activism, pro-environmental behaviour and social identity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.

Research on environmental activism remains poorly integrated and ill-defined and to date, there has been little examination of the relationship of environmental activism,…

Why We Don't "Walk the Talk": Understanding the Environmental Values/Behaviour Gap in Canada

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Huddart, E; Beckley, T M.; McFarlane, B L.; Nadeau, S. (2009). Why We Don't "Walk the Talk": Understanding the Environmental Values/Behaviour Gap in Canada. Human Ecology Review, 16(2) 151-160.

Worldwide, studies have shown increases in environmental values and beliefs over the past four decades. However, in few cases have researchers observed parallel increases in…

Behavioural Responses to Climate Change: Asymmetry of Intentions and Impacts

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Whitmarsh, L. (2009, March). Behavioural responses to climate change: Asymmetry of intentions and impacts. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 13-23.

In seeking to determine whether climate change mitigation strategies are effective, researchers and policy-makers typically use energy consumption as an indicator. UK government…

Adverse Health Experiences, Environmental Attitudes, and Pesticide Usage Behavior of Farm Operators

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Lichtenberg, E. & Zimmerman, R. (1999). Adverse health experiences, environmental attitudes, and pesticide usage behavior of farm operators . Risk Analysis, 19, 2, 283-294.

Examined whether farmers who have had adverse health experiences believed to be associated with pesticides are more likely to have heightened concerns and therefore take greater…

Improving Attitude-Behavior Prediction Models with Economic Variables: Farmer Actions toward Soil Conservation

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Lynne, G. D. & Rola, L. R. (1988). Improving attitude-behavior prediction models with economic variables: Farmer actions toward soil conservation. Journal of Social Psychology, 128, 1, 19-28.

Determined if attitude and income have effects on conservation behavior, using a survey of 102 farmers. Ss reported their beliefs and attitudes about conservation, responsibility,…

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