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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

psc brown bag iconRecycling Behavior Among Urban South Africans: The Role of Race and Social Status

Barbara Anderson (Professor, Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center), John H. Romani (Professor Emeritus of Public Health Administration, )

02/09/2009, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.

This study of household recycling behavior among urban Africans and non-Africans in South Africa examines the influence of social status, race, attitudes about littering, ease of recycling, and the presence of children in the household on the likelihood of recycling.


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