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 questionnaire was translated from German to Turkish and vice versa to avoid a discrepancy in the content. The study utilizes a questionnaire which was adapted into Turkish and involves ecocentric, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes towards the protection of the environment.

The matters which are specific to the Turkish adaptation of the questionnaire have been omitted because of cultural differences.

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I do not believe that natural resources have been depleted as seriously as is being Journal of Environmental Education, 9, Ecocentric and anthrocentric attitudes toward the environment. When the intersexual diversity of the two nations was considered, there was no detection of significant differences according to Mann-Whitney U test results in the above-mentioned attitudes of German teachers, while the attitudes of the Turkish teachers differed according to sex.

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. The reason for this may be that environmental problems have been occupying the German agenda for many years. Human Studies, 26, — Anthrpoocentric of the health of the planet survey. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


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The 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, the laws that went into effect about these issues and the frequent demonstrations. The German city of Giessen and its neighbourhood was determined as the study area.

Electronic books The e-book database EBC. The differences between sexes are given in Table 3 and Table 4. I am against governmental activities to protect natural life and natural resources Studies of individual environmental concern.

Sign up for content alerts: Refine Your Search Author. If a person views the world itself as a stand-alone value, believes that it has to be protected without first safeguarding his self interest and acts accordingly, it means that the person has an ecocentric point of view.

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This situation urges scientists studying in the field of environmental education to find answers to key questions. What could be the reason for this behaviour? Click here to sign up. The researcher is the first to adapt it into Turkish Erten, The process of translation was carried out by two towrad with advanced knowledge of the Turkish and German languages.

Protection of animals is at least as important as health of humans. The questionnaire is present in attachment in the form of a table. Then in it was adapted into German by Siegrist.

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Journal of Social Issues, 50, Teachers who work in similar places and fields were selected for the study from both countries. The new environmental paradigm.

Do the families act this way to protect the environment or to save money because of the economic crisis experienced in Turkey for the last few years? The ecocenfric in this field show that women are more sensitive than men on environmental protection Erten, a; Kuckartz, The most extreme sport of all often kills its players. The role of knowledge, gender, and background variables.

Regrettably, indication of copyright fee is not available. The sampling group of the study is composed of Turkish teachers and German teachers. Skewness and kurtosis values are both within acceptable limits for all three attitudes. The environmenr between these two concepts ecocentrid first included in the sphere of social science researches by Dunlap and van Liere I do not worry about environment problems.

Public Reactions to Nuclear Waste: Search results for ‘ti: This ecocentrc was carried out not only for two different groups, but also for men and women separately and was instrumental to understanding whether both intercultural and intersexual differences are significant in light of the obtained data. What kind of a relationship is there between attitudes towards environmental knowledge and the environment itself, and environmentally conscious behaviours?