Exploring resilience in social-ecological systems through comparative studies and theory development

Introduction to the special issue

Brian H. Walker, John Anderies, Ann Kinzig, Paul Ryan

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Abstract

This special issue of Ecology and Society on exploring resilience in social-ecological systems draws together insights from comparisons of 15 case studies conducted during two Resilience Alliance workshops in 2003 and 2004. As such, it represents our current understanding of resilience theory and the issues encountered in our attempts to apply it.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number12
JournalEcology and Society
Volume11
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 2006

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comparative study
ecology
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Keywords

  • Resilience
  • Resilience application
  • Resilience case studies
  • Resilience synthesis
  • Theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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