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Editors: Joana G. Lavino and Rasmus B. Neumann
Book Description:
Risk perception is the subjective judgment that people make about the characteristics and severity of a risk. The phrase is most commonly used in reference to natural hazards and threats to the environment or health, such as nuclear power. Several theories have been proposed to explain why different people make different estimates of the dangerousness of risks. Three major families of theory have been developed: psychology approaches (heuristics and cognitive), anthropology/sociology approaches (cultural theory) and interdisciplinary approaches (social amplification of risk framework).This new book presents the latest original research in this field.

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Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xiii

Social and Environmental Contributors to Perceived Vulnerability and Perception of Risk for Negative Health Consequences;pp. 1-45
(Jennifer J. Harman, Kristina Wilson, Elizabeth Keneski, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, and others)

Gene Transfer: Technical Visions and Emotional Perceptions;pp. 47-70
(Lucia Martinelli, Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach-IASMA, San Michele all’Adige, Italy)

Associative and Cognitive Processes in Risk Perception and Communication;pp. 71-90
(Vivianne H. M. Visschers, Ree M. Meertens, ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Decisions, Consumer Behavior, Zurich, Switzerland, and others)

Perception of Complexity, Trust, Knowledge, and Communication Skills in Gene Science: A Survey among Different Stakeholders in Austria;pp. 91-110
(Markus Schmidt, Helge Torgersen, Susanne Schneider-Voss, Andre Gaszo, Organisation for International Dialogue and Conflict Management, IDC, Kaiserstrasse, Vienna, Austria, and others)

Measuring Perceived Susceptibility, Perceived Vulnerability and Perceived Risk of HIV Infection;pp. 111-132
(Lucy E. Napper, Grace L. Reynolds, Dennis G. Fisher, Center for Behavioral Research and Services, California State University, Long Beach)

The Spider and the Web: Emotions, Evolution, and the Ethics of Technological Risk;pp. 133-143
(Mark Coeckelbergh, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands)

Disaster Risk Perception of People Exposed: Are we asking the Right Questions?;pp. 145-156
(Fabien Nathan, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva, Switzerland)

Risk Perception and Hereditary Cancer Syndromes;pp. 157-167
(Caterina Condello, Matilde Pensabene, Alma Contegiacomo, Anita Caruso, Stefano Pepe, Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria “Federico II” in Naples, Italy, and others)

Risk Perception and Behavior: Evaluation of Own Diet among
and Nonathletes in Hungary;pp. 169-178
(Bettina F. Piko, Rita Mikulan, University of Szeged, Hungary)

The Problem of Long Lived Radioactive Waste Management;pp. 179-187
(Arrigo A. Cigna, Union Internationale de Radioecologie, Cocconato, Asti, Italy)

Index pp.189-203

      Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 216
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-960-5
   Status: AV
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