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Main Title Environmental values in American culture /
Author Kempton, Willett,
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Boster, James S.
Hartley, Jennifer A.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 30778910
ISBN 0262111918; 9780262111911; 0262611236; 9780262611237
Subjects United States--Environmental conditions. ; Public interest--United States. ; Values--United States. ; Ecology. ; Milieuvraagstuk. ; Cultuur. ; Milieugedrag. ; Waarden. ; Publieke opinie. ; Umweltbewusstsein ; Umweltschutz ; èOffentliche Meinung ; USA ; Umweltbewusstsein.--(DE-588)4078517-8 ; Umweltschutz.--(DE-588)4061644-7 ; èOffentliche Meinung.--(DE-588)4043152-6 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7 ; Environmental conditions--United States
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EJAM  GE150.K46 1995 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/20/1996
EJBM  GE150.K46 1995 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/28/1998
ENAM  GE150.K46 1995 c1 c2 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 12/06/1996
Collation xiii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-311) and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction. Measures of American Environmentalism. What Is Environmentalism? Our Approach: Models and Variation, Beliefs and Values. Non-Western Models of the Environment. Structure of the Book -- 2. Background. Our Anthropological Methods. Global Environmental Changes -- 3. Cultural Models of Nature. Model of Human Reliance on a Limited World. Models of Nature as Interdependent, Balanced, and Unpredictable. Models of the Causes of Environmental Concern. Origins of Cultural Models of Nature -- 4. Cultural Models of Weather and the Atmosphere. Global Warming Incorporated into Existing Concepts. Perceptions of Weather -- 5. Environmental Values. Religious and Spiritual Values. Anthropocentric Values. Biocentric Values -- 6. Cultural Models and Policy Reasoning. Volunteered Policies. Post-briefing Policy Discussion. Models of Institutions -- 7. Case Studies of Influential Specialists. Why Pick Specialists? Congressional Staff. Advocates -- 8. Patterns of Agreement and Disagreement. Patterns of Agreement. Expected versus Actual Patterns of Agreement. Consensus Beliefs and Values. Points of Dissension. Variation and Environmental Groups -- 9. Implications of Our Findings. Findings. Is the United States Unusual? General and Theoretical Questions. Practical Advice -- Appendix A: How We Gathered and Analyzed the Data -- Appendix B: Informant Demographics -- Appendix C: Interview Protocol and Survey Questionnaire -- Appendix D: Case Studies of Citizens.