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

By Emily Boyd, Carl Folke

International environmental swap is happening at a price swifter than people have ever skilled. weather switch and the lack of surroundings providers are the 2 major international environmental crises dealing with us this present day. accordingly, there's a desire for higher knowing of the categorical and common resilience of networked ecosystems, towns, companies and associations to deal with swap. during this e-book, a global crew of specialists supply state-of-the-art insights into development the resilience and adaptive governance of complicated social-ecological structures. via a suite of case reviews, it makes a speciality of the social technological know-how measurement of atmosphere administration within the context of world swap, in a stream to bridge current gaps among resilience, sustainability and social technology. utilizing empirical examples starting from neighborhood to international degrees, perspectives from various 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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