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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This feature of Turkish society was the way western societies behaved until a short time ago. Journal of Environmental Pschology, 14, Journal of Human Sciences.

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Time, 3 At times, if I feel unhappy, I find consolation in nature. Anchoring the NEP scale xttitudes environmental ethics. Keywords Athletes; environment; ecocentric attitude; anthropocentric attitude.

Protection of animals is at least as important as health of humans. Please try your ths again later. Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Journal of Social Issues, 56 3— Toward an expanded land.


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Superfluous value is placed on nature. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Identifying the values that guide decisions in ecological dilemmas. Downloadable archival material Publisher: The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 30 2— American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 20 3— Data Gathering Instruments The study utilizes a questionnaire which was adapted into Turkish and involves ecocentric, anthropocentric and antipathetic attitudes towards the protection of environment.

Nature alone is a valuable being. Practitioners of risky sports: Of the overall differences between the attitudes of the Turkish and German teachers, the most attention- grabbing is that the averages belonging to Turkish teachers are on a higher level in ecocentric and anthropocentric attitudes.

Mean, standard deviation, kurtosis and skewness values were used as descriptive statistics throughout the study. London ; New York: It seems to met hat most of the environmentalists are pessimistic and some of Dawes posits that most environmental issues could be interpreted with reference to social dilemmas.

I am against governmental activities to protect natural life and natural resources I do ecocentriic worry about environment problems. This question is addressed in light of antipathetic attitudes towards anthropocentriic environment. This situation urges scientists studying in the field of environmental education to find answers to key questions. The full completion of the questionnaires took 15 days. The questionnaire is present in attachment in the form of a table.


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The role of knowledge, gender, and background variables. The matters which are specific to the Turkish adaptation of the questionnaire have been omitted because of cultural differences. American Psychologist, 45, Most studies fail to offer a certain distinction as to whether those environmentally friendly behaviours are demonstrated in favor of the environment or for the benefit of people.

The questionnaire was translated from German to Turkish and vice versa to avoid a discrepancy in the content.