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Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance by Brian Walker,David Salt

By Brian Walker,David Salt

In 2006, Resilience Thinking addressed a vital query: because the normal structures that maintain us are subjected to surprise after surprise, how a lot can they take and nonetheless carry the companies we want from them? this concept stuck the eye of either the medical neighborhood and the final public.

In Resilience Practice, authors Brian Walker and David Salt take the proposal of resilience one step additional, utilising resilience considering to real-world events and exploring how structures might be controlled to advertise and maintain resilience.

The booklet starts with an outline and advent to resilience considering after which takes the reader during the technique of describing platforms, assessing their resilience, and intervening as applicable. Following every one bankruptcy is a case examine of a distinct form of social-ecological method and the way resilience makes a distinction to that process in perform. the ultimate chapters discover resilience in different arenas, together with on an international scale.

 

Resilience Practice may also help individuals with an curiosity within the “coping ability” of systems—from farms and catchments to areas and nations—to higher know the way resilience considering might be positioned into perform. It bargains an easy-to-read yet scientifically powerful advisor throughout the real-world software of the concept that of resilience and is a needs to learn for someone excited about the administration of platforms at any scale.

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