ALONSO-VAZQUEZ, Marisol

PhD University of Queensland 2015 Pages: 279

Factors that influence engagement in on-site environmentally responsible behaviours at music festivals

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Link to Thesis: http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:353246/s42451161_phd_submission.pdf

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Abstract/Summary/Outline:

The study of on-site environmentally responsible behaviours at outdoor events is important because of the negative environmental degradation that may be caused when hosting these events. Studying these behaviours is especially important at music festivals that are held in protected areas, and/or for festival managers who have an interest in controlling the events’ negative environmental impacts. Despite recent interest by event managers in developing strategies to encourage attendees’ environmentally responsible behaviours, this task is still a challenge because attendees may be disinterested in behaving pro-environmentally in the music festival context. Given this, event managers need to find novel ways to encourage attendees to participate more in on-site environmentally responsible behaviours...

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