Operationalization of Variables (chapter 6)
Runaway Technology, (V231): We have already let technology run away from us. 2 (Strongly Agree) 1 (Agree) –1 (Disagree) –2 (Strongly Disagree)
Wilderness Preservation, (V225): Further additions to the nation's protected wilderness should have a high priority for the federal government. 2 (SA) 1 (A) –1 (D) –2 (SD)
Alternative Technology, (V229): The key to our problems is to develop “alternative” or “soft” technologies which are non-polluting and low energy and resource consuming. 2 (SA) 1 (A) –1 (D) –2 (SD)
Population Problems, (V191): What are the most important cause of environmental problems? Please rate each of the following potential causes as to their importance … Population growth. 2 (VI) 1 (I) –1 (U) –2 (VU)
Opposition to Nuclear Power, (V200): Taking into account all you have heard or read, how do you feel toward nuclear power plants in general? –2 (Very Favorable) –1 (Fairly Favorable) 1 (Fairly Unfavorable) 2 (Very Unfavorable)
Animal Protection, (V215): An endangered species must be protected, even at the expense of commercial activity. 2 (SA) 1 (A) –1 (D) –2 (SD)
Air Pollution, (V185): How serious do you think air pollution is in this state? 2 (Very) 1 (Fairly) –1 (Not So) –2 (Not Serious)
Water Pollution, (Vi86): How serious do you think water pollution is in this state? 2 (Very) 1 (Fairly) –1 (Not So) –2 (Not Serious)
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Publication information: Book title: Voices and Echoes for the Environment:Public Interest Representation in the 1990s and beyond. Contributors: Ronald G. Shaiko - Author. Publisher: Columbia University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 225.
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