Tom Crompton

Tom Crompton
Common Cause Foundation

Doctor of Philosophy

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Healthy democracies require civic engagement (e.g., voting) from their citizens. Past research has suggested that civic engagement is positively associated with self-transcendence values of care and concern for the welfare of others, and negatively associated with self-enhancement values of self interest, dominance and personal success. However, re...
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People often make inferences about the values of other people in their families, cities, and countries, but there are reasons to expect systematic biases in these inferences. Across four studies (N = 1,763), we examined people’s perceptions of the values of their families, fellow citizens of the cities in which they live, and compatriots across thr...
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An understanding of the relationship between human values and public expression of social and environmental concern leads to several insights of importance to communicators working on climate change. In the first instance, communicators working on climate change should pay careful attention to the values that are implicit in these communications, i...
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There is a growing evidence for the importance of values in motivating people to express social or environmental concern – whether at the supermarket check-out, the ballot box, or on the streets. This evidence base points to possible new approaches to strengthening such concern. It highlights the importance of appealing to ‘intrinsic’ values in the...
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Our collective identities are affected by both our experience of living with particular policies, and the way in which successive governments frame public policy debate. In particular, these things will, over time, affect the values that we hold to be important – and therefore the level of concern that we express about social and environmental issu...
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Arguments for action on climate change that appeal to social values, rather than individual wealth, are more likely to succeed in the long term.
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The comfortable perception that global environmental challenges can be met through marginal lifestyle changes no longer bears scrutiny. The cumulative impact of large numbers of individuals making marginal improvements in their environmental impact will be a marginal collective improvement in environmental impact. Yet, we live at a time when we nee...
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Government representatives from both industrialized and Third World nations as well as many nongovernment organizations (NGOs) have argued that there is a need for both an international, legally binding 'Biosafety Protocol' and the adoption of national regulatory frameworks in countries in which these are currently lacking. This is a positive devel...

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