Frequency of Sustainable Consumption Behavior of People: A Research on Class Teachers

KARALAR, Rıdvan and KİRACI, Hakan (2010) Frequency of Sustainable Consumption Behavior of People: A Research on Class Teachers. In: 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 8-9 2010, Sarajevo.


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The world‘s sources about to running out have been realised as a result of that population increase and economic development to be lived in the twentieth century have caused the transformation from the notion of unlimited economic development to sustainable development notion. Sustainable development is a model that predicts existing generation satisfies their needs without that next generation‘s satisfy their need. The target of sustainable development notion in regard of consumption is to be accepted sustainable consumption behavior. It requires inquiring the frequency of sustainable consumption behavior in question because sustainable consumption pattern to be accepted and spread to the world. This paper gives place to various definition about sustainable consumption behavior and then presents the findings of a research. In the study examined that frequency of sustainable consumption behavior of class teacher who work at elementary schools in Kutahya, Turkey. At the end of this study, it was found that there was a difference between frequency of sustainable consumption behaviors. Also, it was found that means of frequency of all sustainable consumption behavior is mid-level. The results of this research have significant implications for stakeholders of sustainable consumption and future research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 08:23
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 10:30

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