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Personal experience guides behaviour more than received information

30.09.2018


Personal involvement increases citizens' willingness to engage in activities aimed at preserving personal safety

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Local knowledge

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

The difference in perceptions of risk between experts and non-experts is merely quantitative not qualitative

30.09.2018


Hyperbolic discounting - the tendency to discount future gains in favour of more immediate rewards

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Attitudes toward environmental issues, Worldviews

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

The more serious the hazard, the higher the level of perceived risk and the greater the degree of public concern

30.09.2018


Citizens' assessment of risk as determined by dominant discourses and broader social, cultural and historical forces

30.09.2018


Human responses to disasters remain unchanged due to our shared evolutionary heritage

30.09.2018


Culture provides socially constructed myths about nature which, in turn, influence the individual interpretation of natural phenomena

30.09.2018


Risk is "manufactured" as a moral danger, especially in the public health domain

30.09.2018


Collective societies and common values are responsible for collective representations of risk

30.09.2018


Current social forms and institutions are dominated by constant change, with no reference guidelines or long-term plans, which has resulted in risk becoming a prevalent phenomenon of our time

30.09.2018


Replacing traditional dogmas with reason has reduced levels of perceived security

30.09.2018


The greatest challenge in risk societies is the maintenance of ontological security

30.09.2018


Environmental problems are problems of people: their history, their living conditions, their relation to the world and reality and their social, cultural and political situations

30.09.2018


Global risks are often exogenous and caused by decisions made in core states and areas that influences the periphery of a world-system

30.09.2018


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