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By Bruce Evan Goldstein

Crisis -- no matter if common catastrophe, technological failure, financial cave in, or stunning acts of violence -- can supply possibilities for collaboration, consensus construction, and transformative social swap. groups frequently event a surge of collective strength and function within the aftermath of quandary. instead of depend on govt and private-sector efforts to accommodate crises via prevention and mitigation, we will be able to harness post-crisis forces for restoration and alter via leading edge collaborative planning.Drawing on contemporary paintings within the fields of making plans and usual source administration, this e-book examines a variety of efforts to augment resilience via collaboration, describing groups that experience survived or even thrived by way of construction belief and interdependence. those collaborative efforts comprise environmental review equipment in Cozumel, Mexico; the governance of a "climate secure group" within the Blackfoot Valley of Montana; fisheries administration in Southeast Asia's Mekong zone; and the recovery of traditional hearth regimes in U.S. forests. as well as describing the numerous varieties that collaboration can take -- together with consensus techniques, studying networks, and fact and reconciliation commissions -- the authors argue that collaborative resilience calls for redefining the belief of resilience itself. A resilient procedure is not only came upon via strong technology; it emerges as a neighborhood debates and defines ecological and social beneficial properties of the method and applicable scales of job. Poised among collaborative perform and resilience research, collaborative resilience is either a technique and an consequence of collective engagement with social-ecological complexity.

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