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According to the societal theories by Weber, Parsons and Habermas, the value systems of individuals are not necessarily in all situations drivers or rather regulators of their interaction with the environment. For example in affective or existential situations, people’s reactions often contradict their value systems. Most of the landscape-relevant interactions, however, take place in contexts were the value systems are supposed to be highly relevant and thus represent so-called purpose or value oriented actions.

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