The Power of Connection: Sustainable Lifestyles and Sense of Place

@article{Rogers2012ThePO,
  title={The Power of Connection: Sustainable Lifestyles and Sense of Place},
  author={Zoey Rogers and Elizabeth Bragg},
  journal={Ecopsychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={307-318}
}
Abstract “Sense of place” refers to a psychological construct that involves attributing a geographical location with meaning, values, and a sense of “connection.” Previous research has shown that having a sense of place, particularly in relation to natural environments, can motivate people to engage in actions for sustainability but that such a sense of place is less likely to occur in urban environments. This study focuses on what motivates people living in the city of Melbourne to live an… Expand
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