ERIC Number: EJ568220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Opinion Formation on Environmental Protection: Understanding the Origins of Attitudes toward Resource Enhancement and Protection in Iowa.
Rodriguez, Lulu; Farnall, Olan; Geske, Joel; Peterson, Jane W.
Journal of Applied Communications, v82 n2 p27-45 1998
A study of 483 Iowa citizens and state legislators found that self-interest had the strongest effect on formation of opinions toward environmental protection; sociotropic and symbolic politics models were also effective. Results indicate that campaign messages must stress the benefits of environmental protection to the individual. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iowa