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Social-Ecological Resilience and Law

Edited by Ahjond S. Garmestani and Craig R. Allen

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Paper, 416 pages, Figures: 5,
ISBN: 978-0-231-16059-9
$45.00 / £30.95

February, 2014
Cloth, 416 pages, Figures: 5,
ISBN: 978-0-231-16058-2
$135.00 / £93.00

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Social-Ecological Resilience and Law

Ahjond S. Garmestani, Craig R. Allen, Craig Anthony Arnold, and Lance H. Gunderson

1. Wilderness Preserves: Still Relevant and Resilient After All These Years, by Sandi Zellmer and John M. Anderies

2. Bringing Resilience to Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Protection, by Melinda Harm Benson and Matthew E. Hopton

3. Landscape Level Management of Parks, Refuges, and Preserves for Ecosystem Resilience, by Robert L. Glicksman and Graeme S. Cumming

4. Marine Protected Areas, Marine Spatial Planning, and the Resilience of Marine Ecosystems, by Robin Kundis Craig and Terry P. Hughes

5. Resilience and Water Governance: Addressing Fragmentation and Uncertainty in Water Allocation and Water Quality Law, by Barbara A. Cosens and Craig A. Stow

6. Institutionalized Cooperation and Resilience in Transboundary Freshwater Allocation, by Olivia Odom Green and Charles Perrings

7. Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Resilience, and Resilience of Ecosystem Management Policy, J. B. Ruhl and F. Stuart Chapin III

8. Maintaining Resilience in the Face of Climate Change, by Alejandro E. Camacho and T. Douglas Beard

9. Matching Scales of Law with Social-Ecological Contexts to Promote Resilience, by Jonas Ebbesson and Carl Folke

10. Incorporating Resilience and Innovation into Law and Policy: A Case for Preserving a Natural Resource Legacy and Promoting a Sustainable Future, by Tarsha Eason, Alyson C. Flournoy, Heriberto Cabezas, and Michael A. Gonzalez

11. Adaptive Law, Craig Anthony Arnold and Lance H. Gunderson

12. The Integration of Social-Ecological Resilience and Law, by Ahjond S. Garmestani, Craig R. Allen, J. B. Ruhl, and C. S. Holling

Contributors

Index

Related Subjects


About the Author

Ahjond S. Garmestani is a research scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency–National Risk Management Research Laboratory.

Craig R. Allen is leader and professor of the U.S. Geological Survey–Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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