Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

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Resilience thinking challenges us to reconsider the meaning of sustainability in a world that must constantly adapt in the face of gradual and at times catastrophic change. This volume further asks environmental education and resource management scholars to consider the relationship of environmental learning and behaviours to attributes of resilient social-ecological systems - attributes such as ecosystem services, innovative governance structures, biological and cultural diversity, and social capital. Similar to current approaches to environmental education and education for sustainable development, resilience scholarship integrates social and ecological perspectives. The authors of Resilience in social-ecological systems: the role of learning and education present a wealth of perspectives, integrating theory with reviews of empirical studies in natural resource management, and in youth, adult, and higher education. The authors explore the role of education and learning in helping social-ecological systems as they respond to change, through adaptation and transformation. This book also serves to integrate a growing literature on resilience and social learning in natural resources management, with research in environmental education and education for sustainable development. This book was originally published as a special issue of Environmental Education Research.sociala¬Ä¬ďecological systems (sensu Berkes and Folke 1998, 4). ... in reaching each of these objectives (ranking), and degree of involvement of stakeholders in decision-making and implementation of BR processes (multiple-choice questions ).


Title:Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems
Author: Marianne E. Krasny, Cecilia Lundholm, Ryan Plummer
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-18
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