Illusions Of Safety: Culture And Earthquake Hazard Response In California And Japan, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Illusions Of Safety

Culture And Earthquake Hazard Response In California And Japan, 1st Edition

By Risa Palm

Routledge

120 pages

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Description

This book describes Japanese earthquakes and United States earthquakes and presents the study of human response to earthquake hazards. It discusses risk perception about earthquakes, government policies, and adoption of earthquake mitigation measures in these countries.

Table of Contents

1. Earthquake Hazards in Japan and the United States 2. Social and Behavioral Science and the Study of Human Response to Earthquake Hazards 3. Description of the Empirical Study 4. General Description of Respondents 5. Attitudinal Characteristics 6. Culture and Risk Perception 7. Adoption of Mitigation Measures 8. Beliefs about Government Aid and Public Policy Measures 9. Implications of this Research for Public Policy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies