What Do Societal Safety Sciences Aim at? [chapter]

Seiji Abe, Mamoru Ozawa, Hideyuki Shiroshita
2018 Trust with Asian Characteristics  
Societal safety sciences are new academic systems of interdisciplinary studies that combine specialized fields of social science and humanity in addition to those of science and technology for the purposes of preventing accidents and disasters that threaten human society, containing their severity and frequencies, reducing damages, rescuing the victims, and recovering and reconstructing the disaster areas. This chapter explains the position of societal safety sciences in issues related to our safety and outlines their methodologies and scopes.
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-2775-9_1 fatcat:r3mj5yr3cvahtpiau2viu2unle