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Effects of Risk Perception on Risk Attitude and Risk Acceptance of Nuclear Power Plants

원전주변 지역주민의 위험지각이 위험태도와 위험수용에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2012.04.09
  • Accepted : 2012.05.08
  • Published : 2012.06.28

Abstract

This research examined the effect of risk perception on risk attitude and risk acceptance of nuclear power plants. For this study, we carried out a survey targeting local residents living in Gyeong-ju..And we examined how risk perception of nuclear power plants have influences the risk attitude and risk acceptance including distrust on government's polices and perceived benefit. First, The findings showed that risk perception of nuclear power plants influenced positively on risk attitude. Second, risk attitude of nuclear power plants influenced negatively on risk acceptance. Third, distrust on government's polices influenced negatively on risk acceptance. Fourth, perceived benefit influenced positively on risk acceptance.

Keywords

Risk Acceptance;Risk Perception;Perceived Benefit

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단