Journal article

Relational Risk and Collective Management: A Pathway to Transformational Risk Management

Peter Kamstra, Brian Cook, Tim Edensor, David Kennedy, Matthew Kearnes

RISK ANALYSIS | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Risk tends to be conceptualized at the individual scale, with global risk communication and governance efforts fixated on an individual's knowledge and behavior. While individuals are undoubtedly influenced by those who surround them, such human-human interactions tend to be excluded from empirical and field-based analyses of risk taking. This study diverges from prevailing analyses of risk as an individualized phenomenon, exploring the collective and relational practices that influence risk while fishing from hazardous rocky coasts. The aim is to counter the near-universal tendency to individualize risk in empirical analyses by instead using a mixed-methodology that can quantify and enable ..

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