Cultural theory and Explain of environmental attitude(Case of Study, University of Tehran students)

Document Type : Research Paper




One of the most important environmental problems of national and international concerns has become. So that inappropriate utilization of natural resources and land in Iran, to challenging security environment And now it requires a basic approach is improved. The approach taken in this paper is a sociological approach; This means that to improve the environmental situation in life should be to protect the environment and the people looked And through changes in environmental attitudes and actions of people moved toward environmental sustainability. Therefore, this paper seeks to explain the environmental attitudes of students through cultural bias them.
To achieve these goals Inductive strategy and survey technique has been used. Using stratified random sampling 400 students of the three variables of sex, course of study and academic groups were selected.
The findings show that students' environmental attitudes is desirable and satisfying And students who group their education more relevant environmental issues (Agricultural Sciences and Science) attitude towards the environment have been more appropriate. Promoting educational, environmental attitude makes them more desirable. In addition, Hypothesis testing confirmed the impact of cultural bias on environmental attitudes and multiple regression model revealed that 28% of environmental change in attitude by four cultural biases, fatalism, individualism, hierarchical and egalitarian explained and in the meantime, had the greatest impact egalitarian bias.


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