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Unformatted text preview: nimbyism public participation = mechanisms instituted to involve the lay public or their representatives in administration decisionmaking scientists = whether they are certain or uncertain, they still perceive lower factor of risk more willing to update their beliefs if they are uncertain environmentalists more willing to adjust greater belief of threat Wicked Problems problems that really have no immediate solution and are more long term that only have temporary solutions Managerial/Pluralist/Popular Risk Assessment Score use scores to determine how they perceive risk of nuclear waste; risk and understanding/competence Asymmetry in Updating Beliefs --...
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- Spring '08