Justifiability of littering : an empirical investigation
Torgler, Benno, Garcia-Valinas, Maria, & Macintyre, Alison (2012) Justifiability of littering : an empirical investigation. Environmental Values, 21(2), pp. 209-231.
This paper investigates the relationship between voluntary participation in environmental organisations and the justifiability of littering behaviour. Previous empirical work regarding determinants of littering and littering behaviour remains scarce, particularly in socio-economic analysis. We address these deficiencies, demonstrating a strong empirical link between environmental participation and reduced public littering in the European Values Survey (EVS) data for 30 Western and Eastern European countries. The results suggest that membership in environmental organisations is related to a stronger commitment to anti-littering behaviour, thereby supporting improved environmental quality.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||litter; environmental participation; environmental preferences; environmental outcomes|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2012 15:16|
|Last Modified:||12 Oct 2012 12:49|
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