9th Conference European Sociological Association

RN22 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty

2009-09-03 13:30:00 2009-09-03 15:00:00 Thursday, 3 September 13:30 - 15:00 Theory II Building I, 2E2

Seismic Hazard on the ambit of Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty


On the perspective of the Sociology of Risk, a reflection about the interconnection of hazard, risk and uncertainty concepts related with seismic natural disaster will presented in this work.
The focus will be oriented to the culture of risk and its, social, economic, and political implications, related with physical dimension of this geophysics events and their consequences related with human action (antropic) which can contribute to unleash those events, increasing the uncertainty of the prevention measures, which can not be considered aside the uncertainty (or undeterminacy) of the prevision scientiifc procedures related with the very nature of the phenomena.