How to Cope with Risks --- Environmental Security Concept in the Modern Society

Meng Tang, Xiuping Dong

Abstract


The largest feature of environmental issue in the current society is its unpredictability. Under such a circumstance, what does environmental security mean to human being? Security is not only evaluation on an objective fact, but more an outcome of people’s subjective construction. TO focus on how people’s subjective elements get involved in the environmental issue and on evaluation on the subjective elements after involvement is quite necessary to cope with risks and set up correct environmental security concept in the modern society.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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