Resilience Thinking

Author: Brian Walker
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597266222
Size: 47.22 MB
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Rather than complicated theory, the book offers a conceptual overview along with five case studies of resilience thinking in the real world. It is an engaging and important work for anyone interested in managing risk in a complex world.

Resilience Thinking

Author: Brian Harrison Walker
Publisher: Island Pr
ISBN: 9781597260923
Size: 42.33 MB
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Rather than complicated theory, the book offers a conceptual overview along with five case studies of resilience thinking in the real world. It is an engaging and important work for anyone interested in managing risk in a complex world.

Resilience Practice

Author: Brian Walker
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610912314
Size: 49.98 MB
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The book begins with an overview and introduction to resilience thinking and then takes the reader through the process of describing systems, assessing their resilience, and intervening as appropriate.

Principles For Building Resilience

Author: Reinette Biggs
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110708265X
Size: 19.74 MB
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Reflecting the very latest research, this book provides an in-depth review of the role of resilience in the management of social-ecological systems and the ecosystem services they provide.

Panarchy

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1597269395
Size: 43.79 MB
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This volume brings together leading thinkers on the subject to develop and examine the concept of panarchy and to consider how it can be applied to human, natural, and human-natural systems.

Foundations Of Ecological Resilience

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911337
Size: 67.61 MB
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Foundations of Ecological Resilience is an important contribution to our collective understanding of resilience and an invaluable resource for students and scholars in ecology, wildlife ecology, conservation biology, sustainability, ...

Planning For Coastal Resilience

Author: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911429
Size: 12.37 MB
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In this timely book, he writes that coastal resilience must become the primary design and planning principle to guide all future development and all future infrastructure decisions.

Flourishing

Author: John R. Ehrenfeld
Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing
ISBN: 1906093938
Size: 13.63 MB
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A collection of remarkable conversations and essays, between teacher and student, that consider how to create a sustainable world. Ehrenfeld and Hoffman call for radical change at the most basic level and sketch out a plan for the future.

Adapting Institutions

Author: Emily Boyd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139502646
Size: 34.32 MB
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In this book, an international team of experts provide cutting-edge insights into building the resilience and adaptive governance of complex social-ecological systems.

Resilience And The Behavior Of Large Scale Systems

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610913132
Size: 44.37 MB
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However beginning with the work of C. S. Holling in the early 1970s, researchers began to look at conditions far from the steady state where instabilities can cause a system to shift into an entirely different regime of behavior, and where ...