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

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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

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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 …

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

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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

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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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