Consumers' environmental Behavior: Generalized, Sector-Based, or Compensatory?

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Bratt, C. (1999). Consumers' environmental beahvior: Generalized, sector-based, or compensatory?. Environment and Behavior, 31(1), 28-44.
Investigated the possibility that actions meant to improve recycling may have unintended consequences in fields other than the target behavior. The relations between self-reported…

Human Values and the Emergence of a Sustainable Consumption Pattern: A Panel Study

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Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2002). Human values and the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern: A panel study. Journal of Economic Psychology, 23(5), 605-630.
In this study, data from a random sample of Danish consumers are used to test the hypothesis that the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern is influenced by individual va…
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Spillover of Environment-Friendly Consumer Behaviour

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Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2003). Spillover of environment-friendly consumer behaviour. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(3), 225-236.
Investigated whether environmental-friendly behaviors spread to more and more areas of the consumption pattern in a virtuous circle and whether it is a necessary prerequisite for …

A Cognitive Dissonance Interpretation of Consistencies and Inconsistencies in Environmentally Responsible Behavior

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Thogersen, J. (2004). A cognitive dissonance interpretation of consistencies and inconsistencies in environmentally responsible behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 24(1), 93-103.
The issue of consistency and inconsistency in environmentally responsible behavior (ERB), as reflected in the correlations between different ERBs, is discussed in the light of soc…

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, pro-envi…

Public Attitudes toward Siting a High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository in Nevada

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Kunreuther, H., Easterling, D., Desvousges, W., & Slovic, P. (1990). Public attitudes toward siting a high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada. Risk Analysis, 10, 4, 469-484.
Examined sources of public opposition to a high-level nuclear waste repository among 1,001 Nevada Ss and a national sample of 1,201 Ss to compare a benefit-cost model and a risk-p…

Support for Environmental Protection: The Role of Moral Norms

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Stern, P. C., Dietz, T., & Black, J. S. (1986). Support for environmental protection: The role of moral norms. Population and Environment, Behavioral and Social Issues, 8, 3-4, 204-222.
Presents a theoretical model that traces support for environmental protection to a social-psychological process involving the activation of moral norms against harming innocent pe…

Public Concerns about LLRW Facility Siting: A Comparative Study. Special Issue: Risk and Culture

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Vari, A., Kemp, R., & Mumpower, J. L. (1991). Public concerns about LLRW facility siting: A comparative study. Special Issue: Risk and culture. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 22, 1, 83-102.
Performed a comparative analysis of public concerns about siting low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facilities in the US, the UK, and Hungary. Analysis was based on publi…

Human Disposition toward Hazards: Testing the Environmental Appraisal Inventory

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Fridgen, C. (1994). Human disposition toward hazards: Testing the Environmental Appraisal Inventory. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 14, 2, 101-111.
Expands work by F. N. Schmidt and R. Gifford on the Environmental Appraisal Inventory (EAI) by testing it on a larger population, adding 4 human-generated environmental threats (E…

Attitudes toward Managing Hazardous Waste: What Should be Cleaned Up and Who Should Pay for it?

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Baron, J., Gowda, R. & Kunreuther, H. (1993). Attitudes toward managing hazardous waste: What should be cleaned up and who should pay for it?. Risk Analysis, 13, 2, 183-192.
Assessed attitudes toward the hazardous waste policy in the US of 60 chief executive officers of oil and chemical companies, 57 economists, 94 environmentalists, 29 experts on haz…

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