Use of Newsletters to Promote Environmental Political Action: An Experimental Analysis

Schroeder, S., Hovell, M., Kolody, B., & Elder, J. (2004). Use of newsletters to promote environmental political action: An experimental analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37(3), 427-429.
The managers of beach businesses were randomly assigned to receive no intervention or two newsletters per week for 6 weeks that presented economic consequences of damage to coasta…

Environmentally Friendly Behavior: Can Heterogeneity Among Individuals and Contexts/Environments be Harvested for Improved Sustainable Management?

Dolnicar, S., & Grün, B. (2009). Environmentally friendly behavior: Can heterogeneity among individuals and contexts/environments be harvested for improved sustainable management?. Environment and Behavior, 41(5), 693-714.
The study of behavior with environmental consequences (recycling, water conservation, etc.) has received significant attention from social scientists over the past few decades. Ho…

Using Theory to Understand Public Support for Collective Actions that Impact the Environment: Alleviating Water Supply Problems in a Nonarid Biome

Routhe, A., Jones, R., & Feldman, D. (2005). Using theory to understand public support for collective actions that impact the environment: Alleviating water supply problems in a nonarid biome. Social Science Quarterly, 86(4), 874-897. doi:10.1111/j.0038-4941.2005.00361.x.
Objectives: There is increasing public debate over how to meet future water supply needs in historically water-abundant areas such as the American southeast. Citizens, policymaker…

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 …

Canadian Water Management: Visions for Sustainability

Mitchell, B. & Shrubsole, D. (1994). Canadian water management: Visions for sustainability. Cambridge: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Water in Crisis: A Guide to the World's Fresh Water Resources

Gleick, P. H. (1993). In  (Ed.). Water in crisis: A guide to the world's fresh water resources. (pp. 473). New York: Oxford University Press.

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…

Who Cares about Water Pollution? Opinions in a Small-Town Crisis

Hamilton, L. C. Who cares about water pollution? Opinions in a small-town crisis. Vol. 55. 1985. 170-181.
Following the discovery that the water supply in a small New England town had become contaminated by industrial chemicals, a mailed questionnaire survey was conducted of water use…

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