716479 Current issues of risk research, course 1

summer semester 2016 | Last update: 05.07.2016 Place course on memo list
Current issues of risk research, course 1
SE 2

Students will critically evaluate acutal developments in the field of risk research.

Actual developments in the field of risk research and natural hazard mitigation will be central in this seminar. Refering to examples, critical discussions of key-concepts and appraoches will take place.

Continuous assessment (based on regular written and/or oral contribution by participants).

combined (seminar paper, seminar lecture, discussion)
  • IRGC (2005): Risk Governance - Towards am Integrative Approach, White Paper Nr. 1. Genf, International Risk Governance Council. http://www.irgc.org/IMG/pdf/IRGC_WP_No_1_Risk_Governance__reprinted_version_.pdf.
  • Renn, O. (2008): Risk governance - coping with uncertainty in a complex world. London, Earthscan.
  • Wisner, B.; Blaikie, P.; Cannon, T. und Davis, I. (1994): At risk - natural hazards, people’s vulnerability, and disasters. London, Routledge.
  • Gerrard, S.; Turner, R. K. und Bateman, I. (2001): Environmental risk planning and management. Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • UN-ISDR (2004): Living with risk: a global review of disaster reduction initiatives. New York, United Nations.
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