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An exploration of the descriptive validity of surveys designed to measure psychological and economic definitions of environmental value

Ryan, Anthony Michael

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When responses to an environmental value survey are used to inform sustainability policy, the integrity of the policy framework requires the survey interpretation to have an acceptable level of validity. The thesis explores three interrelated research themes that examine challenges facing psychologists and economists who measure community environmental values with quantitative survey designs. The first research theme examines the ambiguity and contested nature of the environmental value...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-01-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/8857

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