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Abel, Nick, David Cumming, and John M. Anderies. 2006. "Collapse and Reorganization in Social-Ecological Systems: Questions, some Ideas, and Policy Implications." Ecology and Society 11(1):17.

Adger, W. Neil, Suraje Dessai, Marisa Goulden, Mike Hulme, Irene Lorenzoni, Donald R. Nelson, Lars Otto Naess, Johanna Wolf, and Anita Wreford. 2009. "Are there Social Limits to Adaptation to Climate Change?" Climatic Change 93(3-4):335-354. [PDF] [related video]

Adger, W. Neil, Terry P. Hughes, Carl Folke, Stephen R. Carpenter, and Johan Rockström. 2005. "Social-Ecological Resilience to Coastal Disasters." Science 309(5737):1036-1039. [PDF]

Adger, W. Neil. 2000. "Social and Ecological Resilience: Are they Related?" Progress in Human Geography 24(3):347-364. [PDF]

Asselin, Oliver. Possible.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013. [videos].

Birkbeck, Chris. 1978. "Self-employed Proletarians in an Informal Factory: The Case of Cali's Garbage Dump." World Development 6(9-10):1173-1185. [PDF]

Burton, Ian, Robert W. Kates, and Gilbert F. White. 1978. The Environment as Hazard. Oxford University Press, New York.

Cavanagh, John and Robin Broad. 2010. "Local Dreams: Finding Rootedness in the Age of Vulnerability." Yes Magazine 6 December. [related video]

Climate Vulnerable Forum. 2010. Climate Vulnerability Monitor: The State of the Climate Crisis. DARA, Madrid. [PDF] [news story]

Corbett, Michael and Judy Corbett. 1999. Designing Sustainable Communities: Learning from Village Homes. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Cutter, Susan L. 1996. "Vulnerability to Environmental Hazards." Progress in Human Geography 20(4):529-539. [PDF]

Daily, Gretchen C., Susan Alexander, Paul R. Ehrlich, Larry Goulder, Jane Lubchenco, Pamela A. Matson, Harold A. Mooney, Sandra Postel, Stephen H. Schneider, David Tilman, and George M. Woodwell. 1997. "Ecosystem Services: Benefits Supplied to Human Societies by Natural Ecosystems." Issues in Ecology 2. [PDF] [related video]

Davoudi, Simin, Davoudi, Keith Shaw, L. Jamila Haider, Allyson E. Quinlan, Garry D. Peterson, Cathy Wilkinson, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Darryn McEvoy, and Libby Porter. 2012. "Resilience: A Bridging Concept of a Dead End?" Planning Theory and Practice 13(2):299-333. [PDF]

Eakin, Hallie C. and Mónica B. Wehbe. 2009. "Linking Local Vulnerability to System Sustainability in a Resilience Framework: Two Cases from Latin America." Climatic Change 93(3-4):355-377. [PDF

Ecological Society of America. 2011. Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles. Special issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Vol 9, #1. Ecological Society of America. [Editorial introduction by F. Stuart Chapin, Mary E. Power, and Jonathan J. Cole.]  [news summary in ScienceDaily]

Edwards, Andrés R. 2010. Thriving beyond Sustainability: Pathways to a Resilient Society. New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, British Columbia. [Annotated Bibliography]

Elmqvist, Thomas, Carl Folke, Magnus Nyström, Garry Peterson, Jan Bengtsson, Brian Walker, and Jon Norberg. 2003. "Response Diversity, Ecosystem Change, and Resilience." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1(9):488-494. [PDF] [discussion]

Fiksel, Joseph. 2003. "Designing Resilient, Sustainable Systems." Environmental Science & Technology 37(23):5330-5339. [PDF]

Fiksel, Joseph. 2006. "Sustainability and Resilience: Toward a Systems Approach." Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy 2(2).  [PDF] [related article (PDF)]

Florida, Richard. 2009. "How the Crash Will Reshape America." The Atlantic March.

Folke, Carl, J. Colding, and F. Berkes. 2003. "Synthesis: Building Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Social-Ecological Systems." Pages 352-387 in F. Berkes, J. Colding, and C. Folke (eds.), Navigating Social-Ecological Systems: Building Resilience for Complexity and Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Garmestani, Ahjond S., Craig R. Allen, and Lance Gunderson. 2009. "Panarchy: Discontinuities Reveal Similarities in the Dynamic System Structure of Ecological and Social Systems." Ecology and Society 14(1):15.

Goldsmith, Edward. 1978. The Stable Society: Its Structure and Control: Towards a Social Cybernetics. Wadebridge Press, Cornwall, England. 

Goldstein, James. 2006. Sustainable Communities and the Great Transition. GTI Paper Series, Frontiers of a Great Transition #12. Tellus Institute, Boston. [PDF]

Green, Duncan, Richard King, and May Miller-Dawkins. 2010. The Global Economic Crisis and Developing Countries. Oxfam GB, Oxfam Australia. [PDF]

Gunderson, Lance H., Craig Reece Allen, and C.S. Holling (eds.). 2009. Foundations of Ecological Resilience. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Holmgren, David. 2002. Permaculture: Principles and Pathways beyond Sustainability. Holmgren Design Services, Hepburn, Victoria, Australia. [excerpt "Essence of Permaculture" (2007) (PDF)] [related article] [related Lecture]

Homer-Dixon, Thomas. 2006. The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization. Island Press, Washington, D.C. [review 1 by Jennifer Rohleder(PDF)] [review 2]

Hopkins, Rob. 2008. The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience. Chelsea Green, White River Junction, Vermont. [related video on TED Talks]

Huntingford, Chris, Przemyslaw Zelazowski, David Galbraith, Lina M. Mercado, Stephen Sitch, Rosie Fisher, Mark Lomas, Anthony P. Walker, Chris D. Jones, Ben B. B. Booth, Yadvinder Malhi, Debbie Hemming, Gillian Kay, Peter Good, Simon L. Lewis, Oliver L. Phillips, Owen K. Atkin, Jon Lloyd, Emanuel Gloor, Joana Zaragoza-Castells, Patrick Meir, Richard Betts, Phil P. Harris, Carlos Nobre, Jose Marengo, and Peter M. Cox. 2013. "Simulated resilience of tropical rainforests to CO2-induced climate change." Nature Geoscience 6:268-273. [related slide presentation (PDF)]

Hurst, David K. 1995. Crisis and Renewal: Meeting the Challenge of Organizational Change. Harvard Business School Press, Cambridge.

ICSU. 2005. "Harnessing Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development." A report from the ICSU-ISTS-TWAS Consortium ad hoc Advisory Group, International Council for Science (ICSU).

Ikerd, John E. 2012. The Essentials of Economic Sustainability. Kumarian Press, West Hartford. [excerpt 1: “The Three Ecological Principles of Economic Sustainability” in CSR Wire] [excerpt 2: “Ethics & The Challenge of Economic Sustainability” in CSR Wire] [excerpt 3: “The Hierarchy of Economic Sustainability: Getting The Principles Right” in CSR Wire]

Ikerd, John. 2013. "The Three Ecological Principles of Economic Sustainability." Mother Pelican: A Journal of Solidarity and Sustainability 9(3).

Illich, Ivan. 1977. Toward a History of Needs. Heyday Books, Berkeley. [excerpt]

Kemp, René and Derk Loorbach. 2006. "Transition Management: A Reflexive Governance Approach." Pages 103-130 in J. Voss, D. Bauknecht, and R. Kemp, (eds.), Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Development, Edward Elgar, Northhampton, Massachusetts. [PDF]

Kunstler, James Howard. 2005. The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York. [author interview in Grist] [related video from The Nation]

Lawler, Andrew. 2010. "Collapse? What Collapse? Societal Change Revisited." Science 330(6006)907-909. [abstract]

Lawton, Geoff. 2011. "Permaculture: Your Way to Sustainable Living." Pages 127-132 in Marcin Gerwin (ed.), Food and Democracy: Introduction to Food Sovereignty. Polish Green Network, Kraków. [PDF] [related article] [related lecture (video)]

Ludwig, Donald, Brian Walker, and Crawford S. Holling. 1997. "Sustainability, Stability, and Resilience." Conservation Ecology 1(1):1-27.

Magdoff, Fred. 2011. "Ecological civilization." Monthly Review 62(8):1-25. [related video

Maguire, Brigit and Patrick Hagan. 2007. "Disasters and Communities: Understanding Social Resilience." The Australian Journal of Emergency Management 22(2):16-18. [abstract] [PDF]

Maguire, Brigit and Sophie Cartwright. 2008. Assessing a Community’s Capacity to Manage Change: A Resilience Approach to Social Assessment. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra. [PDF]

Maguire, Brigit and Sophie Cartwright. 2008. Assessing a Community’s Capacity to Manage Change: A Resilience Approach to Social Assessment. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra. [PDF]

Maguire, Brigit and Sophie Cartwright. 2008. Assessing a Community’s Capacity to Manage Change: A Resilience Approach to Social Assessment. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra. [PDF]

Marten, Gerald, Steve Brooks, and Amanda Suutari. 2005. "Environmental Tipping Points: A New Slant on Strategic Environmentalism." World Watch 18(6):10‐14.

McIntosh, Roderick J., Joseph A. Tainter, and Susan K. McIntosh (eds.). 2000. The Way the Wind Blows: Climate, History, and Human Action. Columbia University Press, New York.

Nelson, Gerald C., E. Bennett, A.A. Berhe, K. Cassman, R. DeFries, T. Dietz, A. Dobermann, A. Dobson, A. Janetos, M. Levy, D. Marco, N. Nakicenovic, B. O'Neill, R. Norgaard, G. Petschel-Held, D. Ojima, P. Pingali, R. Watson, and M. Zurek. 2006. "Anthropogenic Drivers of Ecosystem Change: An Overview." Ecology and Society 11(2):29.

NRC. 2008. Understanding and Responding to Climate Change. Highlights of National Academies Reports, 2008 Edition. National Research Council. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

O'Brien, Karen, Linda Sygna, and Jan E. Haugen. 2004. "Vulnerable or Resilient? A Multi-scale Assessment of Climate Impacts and Vulnerability in Norway." Climatic Change 64:193-225. [abstract] [PDF]

Ostrom, Elinor. 2009. "A General Framework for Analyzing Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems." Science 325(5939):419-422.  [PDF]

Perrings, Charles. 2006. "Resilience and Sustainable Development." Environment and Development Economics 11(4):417-427. [PDF]

Peterson, Garry D. 2000. "Political Ecology and Ecological Resilience: An Integration of Human and Ecological Dynamics." Ecological Economics 35:323-336.

Peterson, Garry D., Craig R. Allen, and C.S. Holling. 1998. "Ecological Resilience, Biodiversity, and Scale." Ecosystems 1:6-18. [PDF]

Peterson, Garry D., G.S. Cumming, and S.R. Carpenter. 2003. "Scenario Planning: A Tool for Conservation in an Uncertain World." Conservation Biology 17(2):358-366. [PDF]

Rappaport, Roy A. 1977. "Maladaptation in Social Systems." Pages 49-71 in J. Friedman (ed.), Evolution of Social Systems. Duckworth, London.

Read, Dwight. 2005. "Some observations on resilience and robustness in human systems." Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal 36:773-802.

Rees, William E. 2010. "Thinking 'Resilience'." Chapter 3 in Richard Heinberg and Daniel Lerch (eds.), The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crisis. Watershed Media, Healdsburg, California. [PDF]

Rees, William E. 2012. "The Way Forward: Survival 2100." Solutions 3(3). [related article] [related video]

Rockström, Johan, Will Steffen, Kevin Noone, Åsa Persson, F. Stuart Chapin, III, Eric F. Lambin, Timothy M. Lenton, Marten Scheffer, Carl Folke, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Björn Nykvist, Cynthia A. de Wit, Terry Hughes, Sander van der Leeuw, Henning Rodhe, Sverker Sörlin, Peter K. Snyder, Robert Costanza, Uno Svedin, Malin Falkenmark, Louise Karlberg, Robert W. Corell, Victoria J. Fabry, James Hansen, Brian Walker, Diana Liverman, Katherine Richardson, Paul Crutzen, and Jonathan A. Foley. 2009. "A Safe Operating Space for Humanity." Nature 461(24 September):472-475. [PDF] [related article in Scientific American] [related article in Ecology and Society] [news article] [related website] [Rockström video on Ted Talks]

Rockström, Johan, Will Steffen, Kevin Noone, Åsa Persson, F. Stuart Chapin, III, Eric F. Lambin, Timothy M. Lenton, Marten Scheffer, Carl Folke, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Björn Nykvist, Cynthia A. de Wit, Terry Hughes, Sander van der Leeuw, Henning Rodhe, Sverker Sörlin, Peter K. Snyder, Robert Costanza, Uno Svedin, Malin Falkenmark, Louise Karlberg, Robert W. Corell, Victoria J. Fabry, James Hansen, Brian Walker, Diana Liverman, Katherine Richardson, Paul Crutzen, And Jonathan A. Foley. 2009b. "Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity." Ecology and Society 14(2):Article 32. [supplementary information] [related article in Scientific American] [related article in Nature] [related website] [Rockström video from Ted Talks

Scheffer, Marten, F. Westley, and W. Brock. 2003. "Slow Response of Society to New Problems: Causes and Costs." Ecosystems 6:493-502. [PDF]

Smith, Nigel J.H., Emanuel Adilson S. Serrão, Paulo T. Alvim, and Italo C. Falesi. 1995. Amazonia - Resiliency and Dynamism of the Land and its People. United Nations University Press, New York.

Tainter, Joseph A. 1988b. "Global Change, History, and Sustainability." Pages 331-356 in Roderick J. McIntosh, Joseph A. Tainter, and Susan K. McIntosh (eds.), The Way the Wind Blows: Climate, History, and Human Action. Columbia University Press, New York.

Tainter, Joseph A. 2003. "The Development of Social Complexity: Models of Collapse, Resiliency, and Sustainability." Presented at "The Stockholm Seminars: Frontiers in Sustainability Science and Policy," The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, 24 September 2003. [PDF]

UNEP. 2002. "Human Vulnerability to Environmental Change." Pages 301-317 in UNEP, Global Environmental Outlook 3. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), London. [PDF

United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability. 2012. Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A future worth choosing. United Nations, New York. [related article

van der Leeuw, Sander and C. Aschan-Leygonie. 2001. "A Long-term Perspective on Resilience in Socio-natural Systems." Working Paper #01-08-042, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico. [PDF]

Walker, Brian H. and David Salt. 2006. Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Walker, Brian H. and David Salt. 2012. Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Walker, Brian H., Stephen R. Carpenter, J.M. Anderies, N. Abel, G.S. Cumming, M. Janssen, L. Lebel, J. Norberg, G.D. Peterson, and R. Pritchard. 2002. "Resilience Management in Social-ecological Systems: A Working Hypothesis for a Participatory Approach." Conservation Ecology 6(1):14.

Walters, Carl J. 1986. Adaptive Management of Renewable Resources. MacMillan, New York.

Walters, Carl J. 1997. "Challenges in Adaptive Management of Riparian and Coastal Ecosystems." Conservation Ecology 1(2):1.

Westley, Frances. 2013. "Social Innovation and Resilience: How One Enhances the Other Social innovations must take into account the complexity of social problems and foster solutions resilient enough to adapt and survive." Stanford Social Innovation Review Summer.

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