Ecological aspect of way of life:
basic values and behavior types


Titarenko L.G.

Belarus State University, Minsk, Belarus larissa@bsu.bly

ID of the Article: 5144

Rubric: Ecosociology

For citation:

Titarenko L.G. Ecological aspect of way of life: basic values and behavior types. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 2. P. 107-113




Abstract

The article deals with the problems of formation of the ecologically oriented way of life of the dwellers of Minsk under modern conditions. It is based on the empirical surveys made in 2010-2014. The author analyses the level of ecological knowledge and awareness of the ecological issues of different groups of the urban population and discovers their priority ecological values to compare with the types of the everyday life behavior. The author concludes that the level of ecological activism is rather low.


Keywords
ecologically oriented way of life; types of ecological behavior; ecological values; urban population; ecocentrism
Content No 2, 2015