Approach: Risks & Technology

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 (3rd edition), Chapter 6.

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