The reasons and the conditions for sustained global environment conservation behavior
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- カンキョウ ホゴ コウドウ ガ ケイゾクシテ ジッコウサレル リユウ ト ジョ
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Global environmental problems require many people's cooperation. In this study, the reasons for participating in environment conservation bahavior are analyzed. The subjects are 579 dwellers in the Tokyo Metropolitan area. The results are: 1. Only a few people are participating in global environment conservation behavior just for the sake of conservation of Global environment. For many people, Global environment problems are only one of the reasons for environment conservation behavior. They are taking action not only for the conservation of Global environment but also for their own benefits. 2. One person participates in less than 5 Global environment conservation behaviors just for the sake of conservation of Global environment. Some benefits for the participants are needed in order to increase the number. As for those persons, it is important for Global environmenal conservation acts to get priorities of each action.
- Japanese Journal of Social Psychology
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology 13 (1), 33-42, 1997
The Japanese Society of Social Psychology