Panarchy : understanding transformations in human and natural systems / edited by Lance H. Gunderson and C.S. Holling. - Washington, DC : Island Press, c2002. - xxiv, 507 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-488) and index.

In Quest of a Theory of Adaptive Change / Resilience and Adaptive Cycles / Sustainability and Panarchies / Why Systems of People and Nature Are Not Just Social and Ecological Systems / Back to the Future: Ecosystem Dynamics and Local Knowledge / The Dynamics of Political Discourse in Seeking Sustainability / Collapse, Learning, and Renewal / Dynamics Interaction of Societies and Ecosystems - Linking Theories from Ecology, Economy, and Sociology / C. S. Holling, Lance H. Gunderson and Donald Ludwig -- C. S. Holling and Lance H. Gunderson -- C. H. Holling, Lance H. Gunderson and Garry D. Peterson -- Frances Westley, Stephen R. Carpenter and William A. Brock / [et al.] -- Fikret Berkes and Carl Folke -- Lowell Pritchard, Jr. and Steven E. Sanderson -- Stephen R. Carpenter, William A. Brock and Donald Ludwig -- Marten Scheffer, Frances Westley and William A. Brock / [et al.] -- Ch. 1. Ch. 2. Ch. 3. Ch. 4. Ch. 5. Ch. 6. Ch. 7. Ch. 8. A Future of Surprises / Resilience and Sustainability: The Economic Analysis of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems / Resilient Rangelands - Adaptation in Complex Systems / Surprises and Sustainability: Cycles of Renewal in the Everglades / The Devil in the Dynamics: Adaptive Management on the Front Lines / Planning for Resilience: Scenarios, Surprises, and Branch Points / Discoveries for Sustainable Futures / Toward an Integrative Synthesis / A Model for Ecosystems with Alternative Stable States -- Optimizing Social Utility from Lake Use -- Marco A. Janssen -- William A. Brock, Karl-Goran Maler and Charles Perrings -- Brian Walker and Nick Abel -- Lance H. Gunderson, C. S. Holling and Garry D. Peterson -- Frances Westley -- Gilberto C. Gallopin -- C. S. Holling, Stephen R. Carpenter and William A. Brock / [et al.] -- Ralf Yorque, Brian Walker and C. S. Holling / [et al.] -- Ch. 9. Ch. 10. Ch. 11. Ch. 12. Ch. 13. Ch. 14. Ch. 15. Ch. 16. App. A. App. B. Tax as a Way to Direct Society -- Collective Action Problems and Their Effect on Political Power. App. C. App. D.

9781559638579 (pbk.)


Human ecology--Philosophy.
Political ecology.
Social ecology.
Nature--Effect of human beings on.
Biotic communities.
Environmental degradation.
Environmental policy.
Ecosystem management.

GF49 / .P365 2002

304.2 PAN / 004553
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