Resilience Thinking

Author: Brian Walker
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597266222
Size: 23.81 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: 45.29 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: 20.25 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: 10.21 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: 1559638575
Size: 67.49 MB
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By understanding these cycles and their scales, researchers can identify the points at which a system is capable of accepting positive change, and can use those leverage points to foster resilience and sustainability within the system.This ...

Planning For Coastal Resilience

Author: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911429
Size: 46.97 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.

Resilience

Author: Andrew Zolli
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451683847
Size: 50.33 MB
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Zolli and Healy show how this new concept of resilience is a powerful lens through which we can assess major issues afresh: from business planning to social develop­ment, from urban planning to national energy security—circumstances that ...

The Community Resilience Reader

Author: Daniel Lerch
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610918606
Size: 76.23 MB
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National and global efforts have failed to stop climate change, transition from fossil fuels, and reduce inequality. We must now confront these and other increasingly complex problems by building resilience at the community level.

Panarchy Synopsis

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559633307
Size: 33.96 MB
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Developed from the work of the Resilience Alliance, a worldwide group of leading organizations and individuals involved in ecological and economic research, Panarchy provides a framework to understand the cycles of change in complex systems ...

Flourishing

Author: John R. Ehrenfeld
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804786674
Size: 62.27 MB
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To shift the pendulum, this book tells a new story, driven by being and caring, as opposed to having and needing, rooted in the beauty of complexity and arguing for the transformative cultural shift that we can make based on our collective ...