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(Carnegie Trust )Communities became more resilient through:
Heathy/Engage people, Inclusive Culture, a localising Economy , strong links to other place
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Newson 1975
Flooding has long been recognised as 1 of the Uuk most damaging and costly natural hazards ( Newson 1975)
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Ryedale is an example of
Co-proding flood knowledge
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We cannot seperate the social from the
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Resilience can be:
Resistance, Bounce-back, adaption, Transformation
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Class Society V
Risk Society
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Risk Society or
Angst Society
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risk as opposed to older dangers are consequences which
relate to the threatening force of modernisation and it globalisation of doubt the politically reflective (beck 1992)
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Beck Risk Society is a
systematic way of dealing with hazards and insecurities , induced and introduced by modernisation itself
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Risk Society is characterised by much greater
political and publid concern about industrial practices esp when event like chernboyl reinforce these views
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how big was the fukushima wave?
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Cancer Uncertainity Chrynobol (Srinivasan and rethinary 2013)
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Lupton 2013 Key Signifies of western risk
all-pervasive, central to human subjectivity , manageable, framed by choice, responsibility & blame
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Lupton 2013 : Techno-scientific tend to ignore
academics 'ways of seeing'
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Slovic 2000, Psychological Theory is:
Theory Led, Hazard Specific , Bounded Rationality , Mental Strategies, Quick Wins
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Douglas 1992 :
Cant make individual choices as always effected by risk , new blaming system
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Development and Behavioural Paradigm:
Coexist (McEntire 2004) , together they both enrich the study of hazards and disasters and limit it due to narrowness (Dynes 2004)
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Risk Society:
Greater political/public concern about industrial practice esp when events like Chernobyl enforce these views (Beck 1992)
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Humans are not rational
Joffe 2013 which is a major problem with educational theories of risk managment
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Likelihood X Consequences - Risk Society Study Group 1993
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Risk is also
the combination of the probability of a hazardous event and its negative consequences though risk is not purely negative.
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Definition of Technological Hazard
Hazards originating from tech/industrial conditions, including accidents , dangerous procedures ,infrastructure or specific human activities that may cause of loss of life etc.
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Types of technological hazards
Transport accident, Industrial Failure, Unsafe public buildings , Hazardous Material (Smith 2013)
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Ecological Resilience (Lorenz 2013)
The measure of the magnitude of disturbance that a system can absorb before change structure
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Engineering resilience:
Is bouncing back after a disturbance always attractive
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Engineering Resilience implies
system attributes which are unrepresentative of process in nature (Holling 1996)
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Fuchs 2011
Model aspirational
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Perrow's 1984 - NAT : Several of the dimensions to system
complexity concerns lack of full understanding by operators and managers of possible inter dependencies between system components.
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Douglas 1992 - Danger and Blame are
ubiquitous features of society over yrs.
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Douglas 1994 . Risk :
'danger from future damage'
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Taylor and Brown 1994
more than 95% of pop may exhibit unrealistic optimism in relation to risk
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