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Perceived resource scarcity and environmental behaviors – how do they relate?
University West, Department of Social and Behavioural Studies, Division for Educational Science and Languages. Department of Technology Management and Economics, Division of Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0985-8655
Department of Technology Management and Economics, Division of Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2017 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Sustainability challenges largely have to do with valuing past, present and future resources. History is full of examples of humans and societies that threat, react to changes in, and preserve resources they depend on. However, there is surprisingly little research on attitudal or behavioral reactions to decreasing or increasing resource levels in the fieldof environmental studies. This study aims to investigate the impact of individual experience-based subjective evaluations of different types of resources on environmental attitudes and behavior. The study is explorative since the relation between subjective resources and environmental attitudes and behavior to our knowledge has never been investigated. There are good reasons to expect both negative and positive correlations between perceived scarcity of resources and environmental behavior (partly depending on what resource we have in mind). The theoretical model is based on an understanding of environmental behavior as a collective action problem based in a social dilemma. The link between perceived scarcity of resources and environmental attitudes and behavior is investigated in a survey to the Swedish public (N = 978), which also controls for people's social value orientation (SVO), subjective well-being, and generalized trust and trust in environmental institutions, as well as income, age and gender.

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San Fransisco: American Political Science Association , 2017. p. 1-21
Keyword [en]
Sustainability, environmental behavior
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Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology) Pedagogical Work
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SOCIAL SCIENCE, Psychology; SOCIAL SCIENCE, Sociology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-11976OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-11976DiVA: diva2:1171040
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113th APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Francisco, August 31–September 3, 2017
Available from: 2018-01-05 Created: 2018-01-05 Last updated: 2018-01-05Bibliographically approved

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