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Meat Consumption, Moral Foundations and Ecological Behaviors Among College Students

Abstract In recent years, overall consumption of meat products has been decreasing, and at the same time vegetarianism is on the rise. A variety of factors are likely driving changes in consumers' attitudes towards, and consumption of, meat products. Although concern regarding animal welfare may contribute to these trends, growing consumer interest in the roles that production and processing of meat play in terms of environmental degradation could also impact individuals' decisions about the inclusion of meat in their diets. Because these factors could be related to moral attitudes as well, the purpose of this study was to explore the relations among meat consumption, general environmental attitudes, and moral `foundations' of decision-m... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Bond, Leeann (Author) / Wharton, Christopher (Advisor) / Hekler, Eric (Advisor) / Ohri-Vachaspati, Punam (Committee member) / Hall, Rick (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Environmental health
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 76 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Nutrition 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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