Adapting Institutions: Governance, Complexity and by Emily Boyd, Carl Folke

By Emily Boyd, Carl Folke

Worldwide environmental swap is going on at a cost speedier than people have ever skilled. weather switch and the lack of surroundings prone are the 2 major worldwide environmental crises dealing with us this day. hence, there's a desire for higher knowing of the categorical and basic resilience of networked ecosystems, towns, businesses and associations to deal with switch. during this e-book, a global workforce of specialists supply state of the art insights into construction the resilience and adaptive governance of complicated social-ecological structures. via a suite of case experiences, it makes a speciality of the social technological know-how measurement of environment administration within the context of worldwide swap, in a movement to bridge current gaps among resilience, sustainability and social technological know-how. utilizing empirical examples starting from neighborhood to worldwide degrees, perspectives from quite a few disciplines are built-in to supply an important source for students, policy-makers and scholars, looking leading edge techniques to governance.

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