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Examining The University Students' Environmental Protection Commitments And Environment-Friendly Consumption Behaviors

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  • Veysel Yilmaz
  • Talha Arslan

    () (Eskişehir Osmangazi University
    Eskişehir Osmangazi University)

Abstract

This study probes into the environmental sensitivities, environmental protection commitments and environment-friendly consumption behaviors of university students taking into consideration students’ genders, their family’s’ place of domicile and particularly the parent’s education levels. . It was found that gender, place of domicile, and particularly parent’s education level were important factors in affecting students’ environmental sensitivity and behavior. It can be concluded that the study participants’ environmental sensitivity was high, with their environment-friendly consumption behaviors remaining at a level close to the average.

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  • Veysel Yilmaz & Talha Arslan, 2011. "Examining The University Students' Environmental Protection Commitments And Environment-Friendly Consumption Behaviors," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 11(3), pages 1-10, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:11:y:2011:i:3:p:1-10
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    Keywords

    Environmental sensitivity; Environment-friendly consumption; Environmental protection commitment.;

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    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C38 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Classification Methdos; Cluster Analysis; Principal Components; Factor Analysis
    • C39 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Other

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