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Social Support for Water Quality: The Influence of Values and Symbolic Racism

Dietz, Thomas; Duan, Ran; Nalley, Jakob; Van Witsen, Anthony


Many communities, especially minority communities, have to deal with contaminated water supplies. Remediating such risks is usually expensive, so requires action from state and/or federal governments. In turn, this requires political support for provision of a collective good, an altruistic action. We use data from a Mechanical Turk convenience sample to examine the influence of values and beliefs on donations to remediate water quality, using actual donations to an environmental group as our...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Ecology Review
DOI: 10.22459/HER.24.01.2018.03
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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