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Schweizer, Angélick; Miserez, Sébastien; del Rio Carral, Maria; Santiago-Delefosse, Marie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to deepen the authors' understanding of higher education students' perceptions about sustainability issues by focusing on their motivations to adopt (or not to adopt) sustainable practices in their lives. It mobilized the notion of "health" and the potential impacts of climate change on health.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Intention, Behavior Change
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Tifferet, Sigal; Rosenblit, Niv; Shalev, Maya – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: People engage in green consumption for many reasons, both conscious and unconscious. This paper aims to draw on evolutionary psychology to propose that hard-wired mating strategies encourage both men and women to increase their green consumption in the presence of members of the opposite sex. Design/methodology/approach: Observations were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Sustainability, Sales Occupations
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Too, Linda; Bajracharya, Bhishna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the major factors necessary for engaging university campus community in sustainability. While general awareness in sustainability issues has improved in recent years through mass media coverage, this knowledge is not always translated into actual sustainable practice. Studies have indicated that…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Sustainable Development
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Mieg, Harald A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims at a better understanding of expert roles in transdisciplinary projects. Thus, the main purpose is the analysis of the roles of experts in transdisciplinary projects. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis of the ETH-UNS case studies from the point of view of the psychology of expertise and the sociology of professions…
Descriptors: Sociology, Psychology, Case Studies, Internet