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Risk Perception and Sense of Security and Their Measurements

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Risk is an object studied by many disciplines in social sciences but also in natural sciences. The universality of these disciplinary studies forms the diversity of the concept of risk. Different disciplines and researchers define risk from their own perspective. Therefore, the concept of risk is still disputed, and there is no recognized definition. In social sciences, the concept of risk is also entangled with “danger”, “disaster”, “safety/non-safety”, “uncertainty”, etc.

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Wang, J. (2019). Risk Perception and Sense of Security and Their Measurements. In: Yang, Y. (eds) Social Mentality in Contemporary China. Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7812-6_5

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