Value Orientations, Gender, and Environmental Concern

  title={Value Orientations, Gender, and Environmental Concern},
  author={Paul C. Stern and Thomas Dietz and Linda Kalof},
  journal={Environment and Behavior},
  pages={322 - 348}
A social-psychological model is developed to examine the proposition that environmentalism represents a new way of thinking. It presumes that action in support of environmental quality may derive from any of three value orientations: egoistic, social-altruistic, or biospheric, and that gender may be implicated in the relation between these orientations and behavior. Behavioral intentions are modeled as the sum across values of the strength of a value times the strength of beliefs about the… 

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