Turkish and Israeli women show more negative emotions with regards to perceived risks of terrorist attacks than men in the same countries
This study (see source document for full reference) also reported significant gender differences both Turkish and Israeli women showed more negative emotions and a higher likelihood of being exposed to terrorist attacks than men (Kaptan et al., 2013). The result was discussed in the context of the higher vulnerability of female citizens (Davidson & Freudenburg, 1996; Finucane et al., 2000; Slovic, 1999).
Note: See source document for full reference.
Cultural Factors: Gender roles
Hazards: Man-made intentional hazards
Disaster Phases: Prevention
Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens
- Develop guidelines for disaster practitioners that take into consideration the different needs of and approaches to different ethnical groups
- Develop risk assessments methodologies, which consider cultural factors, the manner in which people cognitively process information and which employ a gender perspective