chapter  6
Connectedness and Relatedness to Nature: A Case of Neo-Confucianism among Chinese, South Korean and Japanese Tourists
ByNINA K. PREBENSEN, YOUNG -SOOK LEE AND JOSEPH S. CHEN
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In developing economies, it seems to be an upcoming trend to embrace a popular ideology relevant to environmental stewardship such as a growing feeling of interconnectedness with nature (Schultz, 2000). Consequently, the scientific community is increasingly focusing on the human-nature relationship and its impact on environmentally sustainable behavior. In the field of tourism, for instance, investigative efforts on individual’s perceptions and attitudes towards nature have been prevailing for decades.