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The Dieng 'hazardscape': a political ecology of vulnerability to natural hazards in Java's highlands

Griffin, Christina


This research article describes the construction of vulnerability to natural hazards in the Dieng Plateau of Central Java, Indonesia. The Dieng Plateau is a volcanically hazardous landscape, featuring a series of craters with a history of recurrent phreatic eruptions and emission of poisonous gases. Drawing on four months of indepth fieldwork, this article applies the ‘hazardscape’ as a conceptual lens to describe how economic necessity and political processes frame volcanic risk, and how...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Hazards
DOI: 10.1080/17477891.2018.1435407


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