European / International Joint Ph.D. in
Social Representation and Communication

Risk, Social Representations and Community Life

  • XIII.1. Coping with Risk: perceptions, representations, decisions, social influence, heuristics of judgment, risk and trust, economic values; energy security risks and solutions; social vulnerabilities and Illness; terror management and ethnocentrism: Aix-Marseille University – France; Masaryk University, Brno - Czech Republic; University of Belgrano – Argentina; Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – Brazil;
  • XIII.2. Social representations of speed, risk taking and driving: analysis of drivers behaviour, of the effects of speed controls and identification of driver's characteristics likely to explain observed behaviours (legal or deviant, safe or risky); social acceptance of technological changes in order to improve road safety, the role of legal and social rules in driving, managing interactions between road users; genesis of social representations of risk in traffic situations; social and situational determinants of deviant driving behaviour; traffic accident driver vs. metasystem of moral reasoning: IFSTTAR – France; University “A.I. Cuza” Iasi – Romania; University of Valencia – Spain; Sapienza University of Rome – Italy; Aix-Marseille University – France