Human-plants relationship: a kaleidoscope of values and attitudes

Author/s Paolo Diana, Maria Carmela Catone
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/118 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 88-110 File size 273 KB
DOI 10.3280/SR2019-118005
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The connection between humans and plant care has been rather neglected in sociological research. However, in recent years, social sciences have started to pay more attention to this relationship and use it as a lens through which to view society and its changes. Starting with a theoretical overview of existing re-search on the role that plant care has on individuals at an educational, social and well-being level, this paper presents the results of a survey, based on a struc-tured questionnaire, carried out during the «Mostra della Minerva», a historical floriculture exhibition. The results allow the authors to understand the link be-tween individuals and the world of plants, and the system of values underlying this relationship.

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Paolo Diana, Maria Carmela Catone, Human-plants relationship: a kaleidoscope of values and attitudes in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 118/2019, pp 88-110, DOI: 10.3280/SR2019-118005