The relationship between two motives underlying environmental attitudes was examined: ecocentrism – valuing nature for its own sake, and anthropocentrism. Keywords: anthropocentrism, ecocentrism, environmental attitudes, and Anthropocentric Attitudes towards the Environment (EAATE) scale. The Ecocentric and Anthropocentric Attitudes toward the Sustainable Development (EAATSD) scale is adapted from other scales measuring environmental.

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Attitudse similarity of negative attitudes of German and Turkish teachers may be the result of the intense environmental agenda for the last 30 years in Germany, anthropcoentric laws that went into effect about these issues and the frequent demonstrations. They would argue that environmental pollution air, soil and water pollution, etc. Identifying the attituudes that guide decisions in ecological dilemmas. People of this type may see plants and animals as having equal value with humans.

Journal of environmental psychology. I do not believe that natural resources have been depleted as seriously as is being There were not many problems in deciding which schools to choose, as the area did not have as great a socio- economic level gap as Ankara, nor as high a population.

The quantitative data gathered was analyzed with an SPSS program. The full completion te the questionnaires took 15 days. The second phase of the study took place with the German teachers by researchers in It was observed that the rise of ecocentric attitudes in Turkish instructors is anthropocenntric equal footing with the rise in anthropocentric attitudes. Press and information Press releases Press Archives. Environmental concern and behaviour in an Australian sample within an ecocentric-anthropocentric framework.


Journal of Consumer Research, 20, 1— Dunlap and van Liere put forward the differences between the value judgements of the ecocentric and anthropocentric standards of judgement. British Library Online Contents Journal of Business Research, 47, — Siegrist, M.

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The universe of the study is the population in and around the city of Giessen in Germany and the city of Ankara in Turkey. How can people become conscious of the environment? When the intersexual diversity of the two nations is considered, there was no detection of significant differences according to the t-test results in the above-mentioned attitudes of male and female German teachers, while the attitudes of the Turkish teachers differ according to sex.

Abstract The aim of this study is to examine the ecocentric, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes towards the environment regarding with different variables. It is possible that some people have become uncomfortable with the regulations because of their negatively effected benefits.

London ; New York: Skewness and kurtosis values are both within acceptable limits for all three attitudes. Sign up for content alerts: The effects of perspective taking on concern for environmental issues.

Advanced Search Find a Library. Findings and Results Table 1 shows the descriptive statistical results that vary depending on differences of sex and culture. Beyond modernity and tradition: To collect data, ecocentric, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes towards the protection of the environment scale is used.


Then in it was adapted into German by Siegrist. The new ecological paradigm revisited: The researcher is the first to adapt it into Turkish Erten, Environment and Behavior, 22, Journal of Social Issues, 56 3— Schultz, P.

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What does environmental consciousness mean? Journal of Environmental Education, 9, Refine Your Search Author. Balancing personal needs with environmental preservation: The development of measure.

The German city of Giessen and its neighbourhood was determined toware the study area. Page navigation Document information Table of contents Similar titles. Ethics and the Environment, 11 285— It is possible to find many empirical studies in the related sources. Of the overall differences between the attitudes of the Turkish and German teachers, the most attention-grabbing is that the averages belonging to Turkish teachers are on a higher level in ecocentric and anthropocentric attitudes.

Results of about 3. The differences between sexes are given in Table 3 and Table 4. Based on the ecocentric way of thinking, protection of the environment happens through behaviors that are suitable to benefit analysis.