Navigating Social-Ecological Systems: Building Resilience for Complexity and Change

Navigating Social-Ecological Systems: Building Resilience for Complexity and Change

by Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, Carl Folke
     
 

Merges forefront research from different disciplines into a common framework for new insights on sustainability.See more details below

Overview

Merges forefront research from different disciplines into a common framework for new insights on sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521061841
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,017,295
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Fikret Berkes, of the Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, has previously co-edited Linking Social and Ecological Systems 0521 785626.

Johan Colding is at the Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics in Sweden.

Carl Folke of the Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Sweden, has previously co-edited Linking Social and Ecological Systems 0521 785626.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding and Carl Folke; Part I. Perspectives on Resilience: 2. Adaptive dancing Lance Gunderson; 3. Nature and society through the lens of resilience Iain J. Davidson-Hunt and Fikret Berkes; 4. Redundancy and diversity Bobbi Low, Elinor Ostrom, Carl Simon and James Wilson; Part II. Building Resilience in Local Management Systems: 5. The strategy of the commons Lars Carlsson; 6. Management practices for building adaptive capacity Maria Tengö and Monica Hammer; 7. Living with disturbance Johan Colding, Per Olsson and Thomas Elmqvist; Part III. Social-ecological Learning and Adaption: 8. Exploring the role of local ecological knowledge in ecosystem management Madhav Gadgil, Per Olsson, Fikret Berkes and Carl Folke; 9. Facing the adaptive challenge Kristen Blann, Steve Light and Jo Ann Musumeci; 10. Caribou co-management in northern Canada Anne Kendrick; Part IV. Cross-scale Institutional Response to Change: 11. Dynamics of social-ecological changes in a lagoon fishery in southern Brazil Cristiana Seixas and Fikret Berkes; 12. Keeping ecological resilience afloat in cross-scale turbulence Janis Alcorn, John Bamba, Stefanus Masiun, Ita Natalia and Antoinette Royo; 13. Policy transformations in the US Forest Sector, 1970–2000 Ronald L. Trosper; 14. Synthesis Carl Folke, Johan Colding and Fikret Berkes.

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