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Participation in environmental organizations / Benno Torgler, Maria A. Garcia-Valinas and Alison Macintyre.

Author/Creator:
Torgler, Benno, 1972-, author.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (273 p.)
Series:
Routledge explorations in environmental economics ; 26.
Routledge explorations in environmental economics Participation in environmental organizations
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Subjects:
Environmental protection -- Citizen participation.
Nature conservation -- Citizen participation.
Voluntarism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
For decades, social scientists have searched for factors that shape pro-environmentalbehaviour. However, only a few studies have investigated the causes andconsequences of participation in environmental organizations. This book fills the gap by analysing in detail the determinants of environmental participation and its consequences in different parts of the world. Benno Torgler, María A. García-Valinas and Alison Macintyre seek the answer to several questions regarding who is working towards positive outcomes for our environment, what sort of social and institutional c
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Social capital and institutions; 3 Participation in environmental organizations: What matters?; 4 Participation in environmental organizations: An explorative approach; 5 The determinants of environmental participation: An empirical analysis; 6 Littering and environmental participation; 7 Participation in environmental organizations: Environmental motivation; 8 Environmental participation, environmental outcome, and international engagement: A macroeconomic perspective; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Garcia-Valinas, Maria A.
Macintyre, Alison.
ISBN:
1-136-95890-8
1-282-73322-2
9786612733222
0-203-84994-9
OCLC:
646788491
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203849941 doi