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Download e-book for kindle: Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance by Brian Walker,David Salt

By Brian Walker,David Salt

ISBN-10: 1597268003

ISBN-13: 9781597268004

ISBN-10: 1597268011

ISBN-13: 9781597268011

In 2006, Resilience Thinking addressed an important query: because the usual platforms that maintain us are subjected to surprise after surprise, how a lot can they take and nonetheless convey the prone we want from them? this concept stuck the eye of either the clinical neighborhood and the final public.

In Resilience Practice, authors Brian Walker and David Salt take the thought of resilience one step extra, using resilience considering to real-world occasions and exploring how structures should be controlled to advertise and maintain resilience.

The publication starts with an summary and creation to resilience pondering after which takes the reader throughout the technique of describing platforms, assessing their resilience, and intervening as acceptable. Following each one bankruptcy is a case learn of a distinct kind of social-ecological method and the way resilience makes a distinction to that method 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 capability” of systems—from farms and catchments to areas and nations—to larger know the way resilience considering may be placed into perform. It deals an easy-to-read yet scientifically powerful advisor throughout the real-world program of the concept that of resilience and is a needs to learn for somebody occupied with the administration of platforms at any scale.

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