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Vulnerability and the social construction of risk: a contribution to planning in the São Paulo Macrometropolis

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Author(s):
Kátia Canil ; Andrea Lampis ; Kauê Lopes dos Santos
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Cadernos Metrópole; v. 22, n. 48, p. 397-416, Maio 2020.
Abstract

Abstract Based on the perspective of the applied social sciences, this article addresses the meaning of risk, disaster and vulnerability, considering that they need to be understood and incorporated into the planning guidelines and actions for the São Paulo Macrometropolis in the context of climate variability. To ensure a deep understanding of what is called social construction of risk, it is necessary to consider the physical aspects of a given geographical space, since it is in this space that different forms of land use and occupation are promoted by society, within a given political and economic conjuncture. Among the several anthropogenic interventions the São Paulo Macrometropolis has undergone, this article addresses the problem of the floods that affect the region, focusing on areas occupied by low-income groups in urban peripheries. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/22067-0 - The environmental and economic impacts of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) processing in urban Global South urban: a comparative analysis between São Paulo Macrometropole (Brazil) and Greater Accra Region (Ghana)
Grantee:Kauê Lopes dos Santos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/17626-3 - The Energy Issue in the Macrometropolis of Sao Paulo
Grantee:Andrea Lampis
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/03804-9 - Environmental governance of macrometropolis paulista in face of climate variability
Grantee:Pedro Roberto Jacobi
Support type: Research Program on Global Climate Change - Thematic Grants