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In 2006, Resilience Thinking addressed a necessary query: because the typical structures that maintain us are subjected to surprise after surprise, how a lot can they take and nonetheless bring the prone we'd like from them? this concept stuck the eye of either the medical neighborhood and the overall public.

In Resilience Practice, authors Brian Walker and David Salt take the inspiration of resilience one step additional, making use of resilience pondering to real-world occasions and exploring how platforms could be controlled to advertise and maintain resilience.

The booklet starts with an summary and creation to resilience considering after which takes the reader in the course of the means of describing structures, assessing their resilience, and intervening as applicable. Following every one bankruptcy is a case examine of a unique form of social-ecological procedure and the way resilience makes a distinction to that approach in perform. the ultimate chapters discover resilience in different arenas, together with on an international scale.
Resilience Practice may help individuals with an curiosity within the “coping capability” of systems—from farms and catchments to areas and nations—to larger know the way resilience pondering should be placed into perform. It deals an easy-to-read yet scientifically powerful consultant throughout the real-world program of the idea that of resilience and is a needs to learn for someone serious about the administration of structures at any scale.

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