Koko: Books on Complexity and Resilience

Book Lists

There is a convergence among literatures, with complexity and resilience now bringing forth Ecological Economics, concepts of agile social response, and our favorite, Engineering Resilience, a multi-disciplinary mind-set most engineers are simply not up to (nor politicians, bureaucrats, etcetera).

Adapting Institutions: Governance, Complexity and Social-Ecological Resilience (Emily Boyd, Carl Folke (eds), 2011)

Viability and Resilience of Complex Systems: Concepts, Methods and Case Studies from Ecology and Society (Guillaume Deffuant, Nigel Gilbert (eds), 2011)

Spatial Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems (Graeme Cumming, 2011)

What Kind of Information Society? Governance, Virtuality, Surveillance, Sustainability, Resilience (Jacques Berleur, Magda David Hercheul, Lorenz M. Hilty (eds), 2010)

German Annual of Spatial Research and Policy 2010: Urban Regional Resilience: How Do Cities and Regions Deal with Change? (Bernhard Muller (ed), 2011)

Resilient Cities: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change – Proceedings of the Global Forum 2010 (Konrad Otto-Zimmermann (ed), 2011)

Behind Human Error (David Woods, Sidney Dekker, Richard Cook, Leila Johannesen, Nadine Sarter, 2010)

Adaptive Capacity and Environmental Governance (Derek Armitage, Ryan Plummer (eds), 2010)

Dynamic Sustainabilities: Technology, Environment, Social Justice (Melissa Leach, Andy Sterling, Ian Scoones, 2010)

Foundations of Ecological Resilience (Lance H. Gunderson, Craig Reece Allen, C. S. Holling (eds), 2009)

Resilience Engineering Perspectives, Volume 2 (Christopher Nemeth, Erik Hollnagel, Sidney Dekker (eds), 2009)

Resilience, Reciprocity and Ecological Economics: Northwest Coast Sustainability (Ronald Trosper, 2009)

Navigating Social-Ecological Systems: Building Resilience for Complexity and Change (Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, Carl Folke (eds), 2008–paper version of outrageously priced hardcopy released in 2002–six years!)

A Critique of Silviculture: Managing for Complexity (Klaus Puettmann, K. David Coates, Christian C. Messier, 2008)

Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty (Karl E. Weick, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, 2007)

Building and Sustaining Resilience in Complex Organizations (Robert Kay, Kurt Richardson, 2007)

Complexity Networks and Resilience: Interdependence and Security in the 21st Century (Michael Dillon, Chris Wright (eds), 2007)

Managing Coastal Vulnerability (Loraine McFadden et al (eds),  2007)

Resilience Engineering: Concepts And Precepts (Erik Hollnagel, David Woods, Nancy Leveson (eds), 2006)

Complexity And Co-Evolution: Continuity And Change In Socio-Economic Systems (Elizabeth Garnsey, James McGlade (eds), 2006)

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization (Thomas Homer-Dixon, 2006)

Science and Policy in Natural Resource Management: Understanding System Complexity (Helen Allison, Richard Hobbs, 2006)

Ecological Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics in Food Webs (Mercedes Pacual, Jennifer Dunne (eds), 2005)

Robust Design: A Repertoire of Biological, Ecological, and Engineering Case Studies (Erica Jen, 2005)

Resilience and the Behavior of Large-Scale Systems (Lance H. Gunderson, Lowell Pritchard, 2002)

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