Risk Perception, Communication, and Community Relations

29 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2010

Date Written: 1994


Over the past two decades one of the most dramatic phenomenon on the social scene has been the rise of broad, public involvement in decision making about complex technologies, including those that protect society from natural hazards such as floods. Spawned by national legislation that required proponents to assess the environmental impacts of their proposed projects, public involvement in regulation of technology, including siting decisions, has become a pandemic feature of modern risk management.

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MacGregor, Donald G., Risk Perception, Communication, and Community Relations (1994). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1591071 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1591071

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