• Corpus ID: 56315138

Activism andConservation Behavior in an Environmental Movement : The Contradictory E ¡ ects of Gender

@inproceedings{Tindall2003ActivismAB,
  title={Activism andConservation Behavior in an Environmental Movement : The Contradictory E ¡ ects of Gender},
  author={David B. Tindall and Scott Davies},
  year={2003}
}
Various authors suggest that environmentalism differs by gender, but systematic empirical evidence for this assertion is limited. We compare women’s and men’s environmental activism and environmentally friendly behavior (EFB) using survey data from probability samples of three British Columbia forest conservation organizations (n1⁄4 381). The data were primarily analyzed using OLS multiple regression analysis. Findings show no substantial gender differences in level of activism, but reveal that… 
1 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

How can environmental knowledge transfer into pro-environmental behavior among Chinese individuals? Environmental pollution perception matters
AimOur study examines the transformation of environmental knowledge into pro-environmental behavior using national survey data under the framework of social cognitive theory.Subjects and methodsA

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 REFERENCES
Men, women, and the environment: An examination of the gender gap in environmental concern and activism
Abstract Relatively little information yet exists regarding gender differences in environmental concern and activism. What information is available has so far provided a mixed picture, with some
Gender as a Mediator of the Activist Experience: The Case of Freedom Summer
Using data on 330 applicants to the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project, the author seeks to assess the effect of gender on all phases of the activist process. The results indicate that gender
Recruitment to High-Risk Activism: The Case of Freedom Summer
This article proposes and argues for the importance of a distinction between "low-" and "high-risk/cost activism" and outlines a model or recruitment to the latter. The model emphasizes the
Canadian Public Opinion and Environmental Action: Evidence from British Columbia
Abstract Public opinion regarding environmental issues has attracted considerable scholarly attention during the 1990s. Less attention has been paid to links between environmentally friendly
Nuclear Power as a Feminist Issue
Women consistently show more opposition to nuclear power than men in public opinion polls, and they participate more in antinuclear organizations. Their concerns range from the health effects of
The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a more Progressive Union
This paper argues that the relation between marxism and feminism has, in all the forms it has so far taken, been an unequal one. While both marxist method and feminist analysis are necessary to an
The Gender Division of Labor and the Reproduction of Female Disadvantage
  • J. Chafetz
  • Sociology, Economics
    Journal of family issues
  • 1988
A theory of the major mechanisms that sustain and reproduce systems of gender stratification is presented. The central support mechanism is the gender division of labor, within both the family and
Social networks and social movements: Multiorganizational fields and recruitment to Mississippi Freedom Summer
This study explores the role of multiorganizational fields in recruitment to social movements. We study applicants to the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project from two sites: the University of
Talk and log: wilderness politics in British Columbia, 1965-96.
Tables and Maps Preface Introduction 1. Perspectives on the Policy Process: Puzzling, 'Powering,' and the Constraining Importance of the Policy Legacy 2. The BC Forest Industry 3. The BC Wilderness
...
...