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The Resource Environmental values in American culture, Willett Kempton, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley

Environmental values in American culture, Willett Kempton, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley

Label
Environmental values in American culture
Title
Environmental values in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Willett Kempton, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kempton, Willett
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE150
LC item number
.K46 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boster, James S
  • Hartley, Jennifer A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public interest
  • Values
  • Ecology
  • United States
Label
Environmental values in American culture, Willett Kempton, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Measures of American Environmentalism. What Is Environmentalism? Our Approach: Models and Variation, Beliefs and Values. Non-Western Models of the Environment. Structure of the Book -- 2. Background. Our Anthropological Methods. Global Environmental Changes -- 3. Cultural Models of Nature. Model of Human Reliance on a Limited World. Models of Nature as Interdependent, Balanced, and Unpredictable. Models of the Causes of Environmental Concern. Origins of Cultural Models of Nature -- 4. Cultural Models of Weather and the Atmosphere. Global Warming Incorporated into Existing Concepts. Perceptions of Weather -- 5. Environmental Values. Religious and Spiritual Values. Anthropocentric Values. Biocentric Values -- 6. Cultural Models and Policy Reasoning. Volunteered Policies. Post-briefing Policy Discussion. Models of Institutions -- 7. Case Studies of Influential Specialists. Why Pick Specialists? Congressional Staff. Advocates -- 8. Patterns of Agreement and Disagreement. Patterns of Agreement. Expected versus Actual Patterns of Agreement. Consensus Beliefs and Values. Points of Dissension. Variation and Environmental Groups -- 9. Implications of Our Findings. Findings. Is the United States Unusual? General and Theoretical Questions. Practical Advice -- Appendix A: How We Gathered and Analyzed the Data -- Appendix B: Informant Demographics -- Appendix C: Interview Protocol and Survey Questionnaire -- Appendix D: Case Studies of Citizens
Control code
30778910
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780262111911
Lccn
94027765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Environmental values in American culture, Willett Kempton, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Measures of American Environmentalism. What Is Environmentalism? Our Approach: Models and Variation, Beliefs and Values. Non-Western Models of the Environment. Structure of the Book -- 2. Background. Our Anthropological Methods. Global Environmental Changes -- 3. Cultural Models of Nature. Model of Human Reliance on a Limited World. Models of Nature as Interdependent, Balanced, and Unpredictable. Models of the Causes of Environmental Concern. Origins of Cultural Models of Nature -- 4. Cultural Models of Weather and the Atmosphere. Global Warming Incorporated into Existing Concepts. Perceptions of Weather -- 5. Environmental Values. Religious and Spiritual Values. Anthropocentric Values. Biocentric Values -- 6. Cultural Models and Policy Reasoning. Volunteered Policies. Post-briefing Policy Discussion. Models of Institutions -- 7. Case Studies of Influential Specialists. Why Pick Specialists? Congressional Staff. Advocates -- 8. Patterns of Agreement and Disagreement. Patterns of Agreement. Expected versus Actual Patterns of Agreement. Consensus Beliefs and Values. Points of Dissension. Variation and Environmental Groups -- 9. Implications of Our Findings. Findings. Is the United States Unusual? General and Theoretical Questions. Practical Advice -- Appendix A: How We Gathered and Analyzed the Data -- Appendix B: Informant Demographics -- Appendix C: Interview Protocol and Survey Questionnaire -- Appendix D: Case Studies of Citizens
Control code
30778910
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780262111911
Lccn
94027765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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