Johanna Esch's scientific contributions

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Article
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We define objective (car needs for daily activities) and subjective dimensions (other aspects to a car than mobility) of car dependence. We develop an integrated survey design that allows to collect typical weekly travel behavior and sociodemographic data, as well as psychological constructs. To define differing types of car dependence we used the...
Conference Paper
Exploring the potential for any form of vehicle or service-related mobility products requires an understanding of the role of cars within society on an individual level. Previous research studies have used different concepts and definitions of car dependence, but few have emphasized both subjective and objective components. Based on the idea of two...

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... The statements referred both to the perception of certain modes of transportation, such as the private car or public transit, and to more general beliefs and needs, such as the perceived importance of environmentally friendly mobility or the necessity of having a particular flexibility in one's everyday life. In compiling the statements, we were guided by existing papers (Beirão and Cabral 2007;Hunecke et al. 2010;Magdolen et al. 2019;Steg 2005;von Behren et al. 2018). We also incorporated insights from the 21 qualitative interviews that we conducted in preparation for the survey. ...