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Social Work Students’ Attitudes toward the Natural Environment

Abstract The natural environment is becoming an increasing concern within the global society and within the realm of social work practice. Social work practitioners and scholars are advocating for incorporating environmental justice into social work education, but have yet to adequately develop the research and strategies to execute this task. To further develop the research behind this concept, 112 social work students’ attitudes toward the environment were analyzed using the New Environmental Paradigm Scale and questions regarding the intersection of social work and the natural environment. Analysis of the data found social work students were less pro-environment than populations within previous studies. Although, social work students reported the... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Jung, Christine (Author) / Androff, David (Advisor) / Bonifas, Robin (Committee member) / Krysik, Judy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / Environmental justice / Environmental education / Education / Environment / Environmental Justice / Environmental Social Work / Green Social Work / Social Work
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 44 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social Work 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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