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Green, Greener, Greenest

Masja Nas

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter attempts to gain an insight into the relationship between changing value orientations and the concept of ‘greenness’. Unfortunately, there exist no data permitting green attitudes to be ... More


Status Tensions

Etienne Schweisguth

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central hypothesis of this chapter is that members of the middle class are conservative on socio‐economic issues but progressive on cultural issues, whereas members of the working class are ... More


Political Interest

Oscar W. Gabriel and Jan W. Van Deth

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relations between value orientation and shifts in levels of political concern and engagement in Western Europe. First, it considers some interpretations of the link between ... More


Electoral Participation

Sami Borg

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at the relationship between value orientation and voting behaviour from an individual or micro perspective. Its primary aim is to evaluate, in the light of available data, the ... More


Materialist—Postmaterialist Value Orientations

Elinor Scarbrough

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Many of the chapters in this book discuss various aspects of the impact of post‐materialist value orientations on political behaviour and beliefs in government. This chapter sets out the conceptual ... More


Explaining the Rise of Environmentalism

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The interim remarks take a step back from the hustle and bustle of politics to reflect on the forces that supported the rise of environmentalism. The chapter discusses transnational trends such as ... More


Beyond Multiculturalism: Vulnerability Politics and the Environment in Latin America

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

In this introductory chapter we discuss the assumption of post-materialism championed by Inglehart (1990, 1995): the idea that some groups, such as middle-class urban dwellers, are ideologically or ... More


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