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Values and sustainable consumption behavior of women: a Turkish sample

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  • Arzu Şener

    (Hacettepe University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Samanpazarı, Ankara, Turkey)

  • Oya Hazer

    (Hacettepe University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Samanpazarı, Ankara, Turkey)

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    We conducted this study to test the impact of values on women's sustainable consumption behavior. The sample consisted of 600 women in Ankara, Turkey. We used a list of 23 values from five value types from Schwartz's model. We measured sustainable consumption behavior with a five-point scale for 14 environment-friendly behaviors. We found that the values of this sample of Turkish women are related to their behaviors. Copyright © 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd and ERP Environment.

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    Article provided by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in its journal Sustainable Development.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 291-300

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    Handle: RePEc:wly:sustdv:v:16:y:2008:i:5:p:291-300

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    1. Per Christensen, 1997. "Different Lifestyles And Their Impact On The Environment," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 5(1), pages 30-35.
    2. Oksana Mont & Carl Dalhammar, 2005. "Sustainable consumption: at the cross-road of environmental and consumer policies," International Journal of Sustainable Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 8(4), pages 258-279.
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