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Recent literature in hazards education and related topics

28 June 2009 7,931 views No Comment
  1. Articles examining the links between environmental hazards and migration, available free for downloading at these links:


  2. Hazards education in a community context:

    Karanci, A. N., Aksit, B., & Dirik, G. (2005).  Impact of a community disaster awareness training program in Turkey: Does it influence hazard-related cognitions and preparedness behaviors.  Social Behavior and Personality, 33(3), 243-258.

  3. Relationship between accuracy about one’s “risk area” and evacuation:

    Arlikatti, S., Lindell, M.K., Prater, C. S., & Zhang, Y. (2006).  Risk area accuracy and hurricane evacuation expectations of coastal residents.  Environment and Behavior, 38(2), 226-247.

  4. Risk in adolescent decision-making and different means for judging risk:

    Reyna, V.  F. & Farley, F. (2006).  Risk and rationality in adolescent decision-making:  Implications for theory, practice, and public policy.  Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 7(1), 1-44.

    Hertwig, R., Pachur, T., & Kurzenhauser, S. (2005).  Judgments of risk frequencies: Tests of possible cognitive mechanisms.  Journal of Experimenal Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 31(4), 621-642.

  5. Community partnerships that involve schools and youth around environmental health issues:

    Delp, L. (2005).  Fostering youth leadership to address workplace and community environmental health issues: A university-school-community partnership.  Health Promotion Practice, 6(3), 270-285.

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