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Values and the Environment: A Social Science Perspective

Edited By: Y Guerrier, N Alexander, J Chase and M O'Brien

220 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Oct 1995 | #47645 | ISBN: 0471960470
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This selection of papers is divided into 4 parts: fundamental theoretical and conceptual issues; methodological problems of uncovering people's values; policy dilemmas resulting from different sets of values in relation to the environment conflict; issues of value-change through education about the environment.


Partial table of contents: DEBATES AND ISSUES. Values and Global Environmental Change (M. Redclift). A Green Thought in a Green Shade: A Critique of the Rationalisation of Environmental Values (M. Smith). EVALUATING ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES. European Values and Social Psychology: A European Common Market or Common's Dilemma? (J. Chase & I. Panagopoulos). POLICY DILEMMAS. Environmental Priorities in Different Development Situations: Electricity, Environment and Development (P. Pearson). Expert and Layperson Evaluation of Urban Environmental Quality: The "Natural" Versus the "Built" Environment (M. Bonnes & M. Bonaiuto). CHANGING ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES. Questioning Values in Environmental Education (D. Uzzell, et al.). World Views and Environmental Action: A Practical Exercise (M. Haigh). Indexes.

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