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West, S.P., L. Schultz. 2015. Learning for resilience in the European court of human rights: Adjudication as an adaptive governance practice. Ecology and Society 20(1): 31
2015 - Journal / article
Managing for social-ecological resilience requires ongoing learning. In the context of nonlinear dynamics, surprise, and uncertainty, resilience scholars have proposed adaptive management, in which policies and management actions are treated as experiments, as one way of encouraging learning. However, the implementation of adaptive management has been problematic. The legal system has been identified as an impediment to adapti...
: West, S., Haider, J., Sinare, H. and Karpouzoglou,T. (2014) Beyond Divides: Prospects for synergy between resilience and pathways approaches to sustainability, STEPS Working Paper 65, Brighton: STEPS Centre
2014 - Other publication
In the context of rapid social, ecological and technological change, there is rising global demand from private, public and civic interests for trans-disciplinary sustainability research. This demand is fuelled by an increasing recognition that transitions toward sustainability require new modes of knowledge production that incorporate social and natural sciences and the humanities. The Social, Technological and Environmental ...