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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The differences between nations and sexes can be seen in Table 1.

This point of view stresses the need to establish empathy with nature instead of exploiting it for the sake of human interests. Log In Sign Up. Where does it fit in psychology. For a person with an ecocentric view, protecting the rain forests means protecting the biological diversity.

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Hacettepe University Education Faculty Journal, 22, An error has occurred. Attituves of Social Psychology, American Psychologist, 28, Sign up for content alerts: Abstract The aim of this study is to examine the ecocentric, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes towards the environment regarding with different variables.

The German city of Giessen and its neighbourhood was determined as the study area.

The second phase of the study took place with the German teachers by researchers in Beyond modernity and tradition: An environmental ethical conceptual framework for research on sustainability and anturopocentric education. Please create a new envronment with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


This situation urges scientists studying in the field of environmental education to find answers to key questions. All the schools involved in the study are state-supported schools. Remember me on this computer.

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Results of the health of the planet survey. Skewness and kurtosis values are both within acceptable limits for all three attitudes. Anthropocebtric integrated approach to the scientific study of the human spirit. Journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals, 14 3 The researchers in this field show that women are more sensitive than men on environmental protection Erten, a; Kuckartz, The differences between sexes are given in Table 3 and Table 4.

One of the most important aims of recycling is saving money.

Discussion There is little research and insufficient data dating back to past times on ecocentric and anthropocentric attitudes. Environmental attitude survey of university students vs A reverse correlation was observed between the ecocentric attitudes and antipathetic attitudes towards environment protection in the German teachers and the Turkish ones alike. The questionnaire was referred to the related experts after being examined for lingual considerations by linguists.

Access and manage your saved searches from your WorldCat profile page. Environmental Education Research, 13 3— It was concluded from the results of the Mann-Whitney U tests that there are striking differences among wttitudes, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes of German and Turkish teachers. Empirische Untersuchungen zu Bedingungen der Umwelterziehung -ein inter- kultureller Vergleich auf der Grundlage der Theorie des geplanten Verhaltens.

There were not many problems in deciding which schools to anthroopcentric, as the area did not have as great a socio- economic level gap as Ankara, nor as high a population.


Environment and Behavior, 22, The process of translation was carried out by two people with advanced knowledge of the Turkish and German languages. It is a valid questionnaire in terms of measure, construction and scope see Erten, Results of about 3. The universe of the study is the population in and around the city of Giessen in Germany and the city attltudes Ankara in Turkey.

I get rid of stress when I spend time in nature. Advanced Search Find a Library. I sorrow when I see forests ceasing to exist cutting, fires, etc. The researcher himself visited the schools, met and discussed with the teachers and asked them to take the questionnaire, noting that this is an intercultural study.

Application of Environment-Behaviour Research: The most extreme sport of all often kills its players. Natural resources should be consumed reasonably so that we will not have to live with energy shortages and have a lower quality of life in the future.

Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Essays on environment and civilization pp. How to cite item. The Journal of Environmental Education, 35 2: