Approach: Risks & Hazards

The world is a dangerous place – sometimes.

Chapter 6 covers three approaches related to risk: risk perception, risk as culture, and political economy of risk. These approaches can be used to explore how people understand hazards in their environment.

Risks & Hazards slides here.

Paul Robbins, John Hintz, and Sarah A. Moore, Environment & Society: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition), Chapter 6.