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Navigating Social-Ecological Systems Building Resilience for Complexity and Change

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ISBN-10: 0521815924

ISBN-13: 9780521815925

Edition: 2002

Authors: Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, Carl Folke

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Case studies and examples from several geographic areas, cultures and resource types are included in this text, merging forefront research from natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities into a common framework for new insights on sustainability.
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Book details

List price: $197.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/17/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Derek Armitage is a professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Fikret Berkes is a professor and Canada Research Chair at the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba. Nancy Doubleday is a professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University.

Introduction
Perspectives on Resilience
Adaptive dancing
Nature and society through the lens of resilience
Redundancy and diversity
Building Resilience in Local Management Systems
The strategy of the commons
Management practices for building adaptive capacity
Living with disturbance
Social-ecological Learning and Adaption
Exploring the role of local ecological knowledge in ecosystem management
Facing the adaptive challenge
Caribou co-management in northern Canada
Cross-scale Institutional Response to Change
Dynamics of social-ecological changes in a lagoon fishery in southern Brazil
Keeping ecological resilience afloat in cross-scale turbulence
Policy transformations in the US Forest Sector, 1970���2000
Synthesis