1. Culture and Risk

This Section introduces the slippery concept of ‘culture’ and how it can be recognised but also misrecognised. It also explains why culture, while admittedly a potential source of frustration and misunderstandings, is also an important asset in dealing with disaster risk.


1.1. How to recognize culture
1.1.1. Technoculture
1.2. Culture: why it is an asset
1.2.1. Why our comfort zone matters and what to do about it
1.2.2. Proxy indicators
1.3. (Mis)recognising Culture
1.3.1. Implications