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Society and Nature. The Role of Social Change in the Perception and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE  
Author/s: Enrico Ercole 
Year:  2013 Issue: 102 Language: Italian 
Pages:  9 Pg. 105-113 FullText PDF:  486 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SR2013-102008
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In the last few decades the attention given to planning for disasters, both natural and man-made, has increased as a result of numerous causes, such as the proclamation by the United Nations of the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, the occurrence of a series of man-made disasters that have greatly affected public opinion, and the growing expectation of citizens on governments for greater information and participation. The text analyzes the change in public opinion related to natural disasters in recent decades, with reference to empirical cases. It is also emphasizes the role this type of study can play in the relationship, so far considered unsatisfactory, between sociology and sociological disaster.

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Enrico Ercole, Society and Nature. The Role of Social Change in the Perception and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 102/2013, pp. 105-113, DOI:10.3280/SR2013-102008

   

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