Research on Capitol Hill
 

Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

Viviane Baji, Utah State University

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith, Dr. Melissa Haeffner

Abstract

Utah is set to double in population by 2050. It is unclear whether current water supplies will be able to accommodate the needs of the future growth. Young people will be in their prime when water shortage predictions come to fruition, so it is important to know how concerned they are about the water issues that will affect them. An understanding of the relationship between age and water shortage concern may also contribute to the development of social science theories relating age and environmental attitudes and behavior.

Research Question: "Are young people more concerned about water shortages?" to understand how a susceptible group views its vulnerability.

Expectation: Young people are more concerned about water shortages than other age groups.

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Research On Capitol Hill 2016

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

1-26-2016

Included in

Sociology Commons

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.