Volume 56 of Journal of Social Issues: Journal of Social Issues, Promoting Environmentalism

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Lynette Zelezny, Wesley Schultz
Wiley-Blackwell, 2000 - Psychology - 242 pages
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This book focuses on the psychology, sociology, and public policy of global environmental issues. The goals of the book are

* to describe the current state of the environment and environmentalism

* to present new theories and research on environmental attitudes and behaviors

* to explore obstacles and ethical considerations in promoting pro-environmental action

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Lynette Zelezny is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at California State University, Fresno, where she teaches courses in environmental psychology, applied social psychology, statistics, and research methodology. Her research interests are related to environmentalism, gender, and minority issues. Recent publications have focused on the effectiveness of environmental education, translational action research in minority mental health, and cross-cultural research on environmental attitudes and behaviors. She is the author of Methods in Action (1999, Wadsworth) and numerous publications on environmentalism.

P. Welsey Schultz is an Associate Professor of Psychology at California State University, San Marcos, where he teaches courses in psychology and statistics. His research interests are in the psychology of environmental issues and the application of psychological theory to help understand and solve social problems. Recent projects have focused on promoting recycling, cross-cultural research on environmental attitudes, environmental education, stereotypes, and prejudice. He is the coauthor of Applied Social Psychology (1998, Prentice-HAll) and numerous research publications in the areas of social psychology and environmental issues.

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