Being committed to Sustainable Development as a form of active citizenship. An explorato-ry study of young Italians

Author/s Carlo Pistoni, Maura Pozzi, Andrea Bonanomi, Elena Marta
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/1 Language Italian
Pages 17 P. 32-48 File size 326 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2019-001004
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Nowadays, the attention of the public opinion on the topic of sustainable development is increasing and the United Nations defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals to reach in the Agenda 2030. The present work studied the commitment of young people considering it start-ing from these goals. The aim of the study was to identify different profiles of young people who are committed (or not) to sustainable development, using the decision trees algorithms. Among the variables investigated Social Identification is the one that most differentiates those who are committed and not, although doing, or having done, social action is a determining fac-tor in the commitment of young people.

Keywords: Sustainable development, agenda 2030, social action, youth’s engagement, social identification

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Carlo Pistoni, Maura Pozzi, Andrea Bonanomi, Elena Marta, L’impegno per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile come forma di cittadinanza attiva. Uno studio esplorativo sui giovani italiani in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 1/2019, pp 32-48, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2019-001004