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Risk perception, culture, and legal change

Matteo Ferrari

Risk perception, culture, and legal change

a comparative study on food safety in the wake of the mad cow crisis

by Matteo Ferrari

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food law and legislation,
  • Food -- Safety measures -- Public opinion,
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Matteo Ferrari.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3626 .F47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23632283M
    ISBN 109780754678113, 9780754696049
    LC Control Number2009030154

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t Associate Professor of Law, Yale University. When influencing others to make a decision, you can use these factors to change their assessment of the actual risk. See also. Ellis' Irrational Beliefs, Trust, Theories about decision-making. Hillson, D. Swine flu and risk perception, Project Management Today, June Risk perception facets.

People's judgments and evaluations of hazards they (or their facilities, or environments) are or might be exposed to are called "risk perception". Risk perceptions are interpretations of the world, based on experiences and/or beliefs.

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The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, risk perception and risk management, to examine the gap between expert views of risk and public perceptions.

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This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by:   Cultural cognition refers to the tendency of individuals to form beliefs about societal dangers that reflect and reinforce their commitments to particular visions of the ideal society. Cultural cognition is one of a variety of approaches designed to empirically test the cultural theory of risk associated with Mary Douglas and Aaron by: risk perception and communication mean when a risk is described as "very likely" or "rare"or for experts to evaluate lay perceptions expressed in those terms.

Technical risk assessment relies on the product of the probability of an event and the magnitude of its effects. Society and individuals on the other hand include other aspects as well, for example voluntariness, familiarity and potential harm. Values, norms, attitudes and culture shape people‘s perception of what a risk is.

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or (3) promotion of a decisionmaking partnership, to involve people actively in risk management and decisionmaking, including structuring the problem and selecting management options (National Research Council, ). The method and content of any particular instance of risk communication depend on.

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extreme weather is best conceptualized as a predictor of climate change risk perception and, in turn, risk perception a predictor of of our minds and culture (Slovic,p. Indeed, unlike a physical threat or danger, the human notion of risk is a men-tal construct (Sjöberg, ), it cannot be sensed—it is onlyCited by: Risk Interpretation.

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Cummings & Worley () proposed six guidelines for culture change. In the end, Slovic argues that risk management is a two-way street: just as the public should take experts’ assessments of risk into account, so should experts respect the various factors, from cultural to emotional, that result in the public’s perception of risk.

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