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Resilience and the cultural landscape : understanding and managing change in human-shaped environments / edited by Tobias Plieninger, Claudia Bieling
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GF50 .R48 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cultural landscapes
Landscape changes
Physical Description xvi, 348 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Summary "All over the world, efforts are being made to preserve landscapes facing fundamental change as a consequence of widespread agricultural intensification, land abandonment and urbanisation. The 'cultural' and 'resilience' approaches have, until now, largely been viewed as distinct methods for understanding the effects of these dynamics, and the ways in which they might be adapted or managed. "-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface; 1. Connecting cultural landscapes to resilience Tobias Plieninger and Claudia Bieling; Part I. Conceptualising Landscapes and Social-Ecological Systems: 2. Landscapes as integrating frameworks for human, environmental and policy processes Paul Selman; 3. From cultural landscapes to resilient social-ecological systems: transformation of a classical paradigm or a novel approach? Thomas Kirchoff, Fridolin Brand and Deborah Hoheisel; 4. Conceptualising the human in cultural landscapes and resilience thinking Lesley Head; 5. System or arena? Conceptual concerns around the analysis of landscape dynamics Marie Stenseke, Regina Lindborg, Annika Dhalberg and Elin Sla;tmo; 6. Resilience thinking vs. political ecology: understanding the dynamics of small-scale, labour-intensive farming landscapes Mats Widgren; Part II. Analysing Landscape Resilience: 7. In search of resilient behaviour: using the driving forces framework to study cultural landscapes Matthias Bürgi, Felix Kienast and Anna M. Hersperger; 8. Cultural landscapes as complex adaptive systems: the cases of northern Spain and northern Argentina Alejandro J. Rescia, María E. Pérez-Corona, Paula Arribas-Ureña and John W. Dover; 9. Linking path dependency and resilience for the analysis of landscape development Andreas Röhring and Ludger Gailing; 10. The sugar-cane landscape of the Caribbean islands: resilience, adaptation and transformation of the plantation social-ecological system William Found and Marta Berbés-Blázquez; 11. Offshore wind farming on Germany's North Sea coast: tracing regime shifts across scales Kira Gee and Benjamin Burkhard; Part III. Managing Landscapes for Resilience: 12. Collective efforts to manage cultural landscapes for resilience Katrin Prager; 13. Response strategy assessment: a tool for evaluating resilience for the management of social-ecological systems Magnus Tuvendal and Thomas Elmqvist; 14. Ecosystem services and social-ecological resilience in transhumance cultural landscapes: learning from the past, looking for a future Elisa Oteros-Rozas, Jose; A. González, Berta Martín-López, César A. López and Carlos Montes; 15. The role of homegardens in strengthening social-ecological resilience: case studies from Cuba and Austria Christine Van der Stege, Brigitte Vogl-Lukasser and Christian R. Vogl; 16. Promises and pitfalls of adaptive management in resilience thinking: the lens of political ecology Betsy A. Beymer-Farris, Thomas J. Bassett and Ian Bryceson; Part IV. Perspectives for Resilient Landscapes: 17. A heterarchy of knowledges: tools for the study of landscape histories and futures Carole L. Crumley; 18. Towards a deeper understanding of the social in resilience: the contributions of cultural landscapes Ann P. Kinzig; 19. Resilience and cultural landscapes: opportunities, relevance and ways ahead Claudia Bieling and Tobias Plieninger; Index
NOTE 532127
Alternate Author Plieninger, Tobias
Bieling, Claudia

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