Environmental Worldview in Response to Environmental Problems: Kentucky 1984 and 1988 Compared

Arcury, T. A. & Christianson, E. H. (1990). Environmental worldview in response to environmental problems: Kentucky 1984 and 1988 compared. Environment and Behavior, 22, 3, 387-407.
Used the New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) Scale of R. E. Dunlap and K. D. Van Liere (1978) to measure environmental worldview based on statewide telephone surveys of Kentucky in 1…

Assessing the Long-Term Effects of an Environmental Education Program: A Pragmatic Approach

Westphal, J. M., & Halverson, W. F. (1986). Assessing the long-term effects of an environmental education program: A pragmatic approach. Journal of Environmental Education, 17, 2, 26-30.
Examines the long-term effects of an environmental education program specifically designed to involve citizens in environmental affairs concerning water quality. Feedback from 51 …

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…

Attitudes and Inaction: A Case Study of the Manifest Demographics of Urban Water Conservation

de-Oliver, M. (1999). Attitudes and inaction: A case study of the manifest demographics of urban water conservation. Environment and Behavior, 31, 3, 372-394.
The public's disposition with respect to conservation is predominantly ascertained by surveys. Rarely are these attitudes contrasted directly against manifested behavior from an i…

Evaluating Adult Groundwater Education

Gerakis, A. (1998). Evaluating adult groundwater education. Journal of Environmental Education, 30, 1, 20-24.
The Michigan Association of Soil Conservation Districts and the Michigan Soil Conservation Service organized a series of 1-day groundwater education workshops throughout Michigan.…

Willingness to Pay or Intention to Pay: The Attitude-Behavior Relationship in Contingent Valuation

Luzar, E. J. & Cosse, K. J. (1998). Willingness to pay or intention to pay: The attitude-behavior relationship in contingent valuation. Journal of Socio-Economics, 27, 3, 427-444.
This study describes a conceptual model of the attitude-behavior relationship involved in the process of contingent valuation in an economic behavior context. Explanatory attitudi…

Muddy Waters and Heavy Metal: Time and Attitudes Guide Judgements of Pollution

Eiser, J. R., Podpadec, T. J., Reicher, S. D. & Stevenage, S. V. (1998). Muddy waters and heavy metal: Time and attitudes guide judgements of pollution. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 2, 199-208.
Following an incident of serious river pollution from a disused mine, postal surveys of local residents were conducted approximately 6 wks (Time 1 [T1]; n = 536) and then 8 mo (T…

Turning Minds On and Faucets Off: Water Conservation Education in Jordanian Schools

Middlestadt, Susan; Grieser, Mona; Hernandez, Orlando; Tabaishat, Khulood; Sanchack, Julie; Southwell, Brian; Schwartz, Reva. (2001). Turning minds on and faucets off: Water conservation education in Jordanian schools. . Journal of Environmental Education, 32, 2, 37-45.
Evaluated the impact on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, of a high school water conservation curriculum implemented through the Jordan Water Conservation Education Projec…

Preferences for Landscape Choice in a Southwestern Desert City

Yabiku, S., Casagrande, D., & Farley-Metzger, E. (2008, May). Preferences for landscape choice in a Southwestern desert city. Environment and Behavior, 40(3), 382-400.
Through outdoor water consumption, residential landscaping behavior affects public policy and the environment in the American Southwest. We propose a decision framework based on c…

Environmental Beliefs and Endorsement of Sustainable Development Principles in Water Conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm Scale

Corral-Verdugo, V., Carrus, G., Bonnes, M., Moser, G., & Sinha, J. (2008). Environmental beliefs and endorsement of sustainable development principles in water conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm scale. Environment and Behavior, 40(5), 703-725.
It is thought that a dichotomy exists between two apparently contradictory belief systems: the so-called "Human Exception Paradigm" (HEP)--an anthropocentric belief system--and th…

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