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Living Environment Safety Based on the Residents'Perception: A Review

  • 1. Key laboratory of Regional Sustainable Development Modeling, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China;
    2. Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

Received date: 2010-11-01

  Revised date: 2011-02-01

  Online published: 2011-06-25


With the change of international and domestic situations, living environment safety is becoming the main focus of the government and the academic circle. On the basis of extensive literature, this paper tried to sort out the studies of living environment safety at home and aboard, and to summarize their features and insufficiency. In comparison, studies aboard are relatively more systematic. There are three phases divided by the changing foci, the first emphasizes spatial structure, the second emphasizes physical impacts and the third emphasizes social attributes of the residents. The researches at home started relatively late and the foci are more scattered. They can be divided into two periods which are the start period focusing on the public safety and the developing period focusing on a wide range of independent investigations.

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YU Jianhui, ZHANGWenzhong, WANG Dai, CHEN Li . Living Environment Safety Based on the Residents'Perception: A Review[J]. PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, 2011 , 30(6) : 699 -705 . DOI: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2011.06.007


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