Values and Proenvironmental Behavior: A Five-Country Survey

Schultz, P. W. & Zelezny, L. C. (1998). Values and proenvironmental behavior: A five-country survey. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29, 4, 540-558.
This multinational study examined the relationship between values, awareness of the consequences for environmental damage, ascribed responsibility, and proenvironmental behaviors.…

Spillover Processes in the Development of a Sustainable Consumption Pattern

Thogersen, J. (1999). Spillover processes in the development of a sustainable consumption pattern. Journal of Economic Psychology, 20, 1, 53-81.
Hypotheses about possible mechanisms for spillover processes between pro-environmental behaviors were developed and tested by means of structural equation modelling. Data were col…

Predicting Intentions to Conserve Water from the Theory of Planned Behavior, Perceived Moral Obligation, and Perceived Water Right

Lam, S. P. (1999). Predicting intentions to conserve water from the theory of planned behavior, perceived moral obligation, and perceived water right. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 5, 1058-1071.
Tested the explanatory power of I. Ajzen's (1991) theory of planned behavior (TPB) and a modified TPB model including perceived moral obligation (PMO) and perceived water right (P…

Pollution Reduction Preferences of U.S. Environmental Managers: Applying Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior

Cordano, Mark; Frieze, Irene Hanson (2000). Pollution reduction preferences of U.S. environmental managers: Applying Ajzen's theory of planned behavior.. Academy of Management Journal, 43, 4, 627-641.
Modified I. Ajzen's theory of planned behavior to analyze the behavioral preferences of 295 environmental managers. Ss were surveyed and structural equation analysis was used to l…

Altruism and Market-Like Behavior: An Analysis of Willingness to Pay for Recycled Paper Products

Guagnano, G. A. (2001). Altruism and market-like behavior: An analysis of willingness to pay for recycled paper products.. Population & Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 22, 4, 425-438.
Discusses the contrast between self-interested behavior guided by rational choice and altruistic behavior guided by normative considerations. This study suggests that market and m…

Predicting Recycling Behavior from Global and Specific Environmental Attitudes and Changes in Recycling Opportunities

Vining, J., & Ebreo, A. (1992). Predicting recycling behavior from global and specific environmental attitudes and changes in recycling opportunities. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 22, 20, 1580-1607.
Surveys of 1,028 households in a medium-sized city were conducted annually for 3 yrs to investigate changes in general environmental concern (as measured by R. E. Dunlap and K. D.…

Ecological Concern, Attitudes, and Social Norms in Voting Behavior

Gill, J. D., Crosby, L. A., & Taylor, J. R. (1986). Ecological concern, attitudes, and social norms in voting behavior. Public Opinion Quarterly, 50, 4, 537-554.
Studied the relationship between ecological concern and voting behavior using data on consumer behavior on container deposit (bottle) bills in California and Colorado. Results ind…

Behaviorist EE Research: Environmentalism as Individualism

Robottom, I., & Hart, P. (1995). Behaviorist EE research: Environmentalism as individualism. Journal of Environmental Education, 26, 2, 5-9.
Describes empirical tests of a theory linking values, beliefs, attitudes, and behavior within a preference construction framework emphasizing the activation of personal environmen…

Energy Conservation: Two Easy Ways Out

Van-der-Pligt, J. (1985). Energy conservation: Two easy ways out. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 15, 1, 3-15.
Investigated attitude-behavior relationships in the context of energy conservation, using data from questionnaires administered to 219 Dutch Ss (average age 43.9 yrs) from rural a…

Responses to Changing Energy Conditions among Massachusetts Households

Stern, P. C., Black, J. S. & Elworth, J. T. (1983). Responses to changing energy conditions among Massachusetts households. Energy, 8, 7, 515-523.
Survey data on 478 residential electricity consumers in Massachusetts are used to examine the effects of economic, demographic, structural, and attitudinal variables on energy-sav…
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