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Vulnerability, resilience and the collapse of society

P. Timmerman

Vulnerability, resilience and the collapse of society

a review of models and possible climatic applications

by P. Timmerman

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Published by institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social structure,
  • Social systems,
  • Social change,
  • Climatic changes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Timmerman.
    SeriesEnvironmental monography / Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto -- no. 1, Environmental monography (University of Toronto. Institute for Environmental Studies) -- no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM131 T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 42 p. --
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19293066M

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. A repeated theme of this book has been that, in concentrating on the improvement of production (i.e.

the increase of production), economics has systematically neglected issues of safety, vulnerability and saw in an earlier chapter that the research of Kahneman and Tversky suggests that people are risk averse.

Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire - Kindle edition by McAnany, Patricia A., Yoffee, Norman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire/5(16).

Executive Summary. Disaster signifies extreme impacts suffered when hazardous physical events interact with vulnerable social conditions to severely alter the normal functioning of a community or a society (high confidence).

Social vulnerability and exposure are key determinants of disaster risk and help explain why non-extreme physical events and chronic hazards can also lead to extreme.

The Concept of Vulnerability and Resilience such as increasing the resilience of a structure through specific strengthening measures to reduce their probability of collapse. (b) soft resilience: the ability of systems to absorb and recover from the impact of disruptive events without fundamental changes in function or structure, which.

Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire. McAnany, Patricia A. and Yoffee, Norman, eds. Cambridge, UK, and New. While the concept of resilience itself has taken two broad forms of (1) hard resilience and (2) soft resilience (Moench ) where hard resilience is a direct strength when placed under pressure.

Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire Edited by Patricia A. McAnany & Norman Yoffee Cambridge Univ. Press (). Vulnerability. Resilience and the collapse of socieiy: A review of models and possible climatic applications.

Peter Timmerman, Environmental Monograph No. 1, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto,No.

of pages: Price: $ plus $ postage and handling. Although greater mutual understanding between the resilience and vulnerability academic research communities is occurring, there is still a big gap between the academic and the policy and practitioner communities with respect to the application of the concepts of resilience and vulnerability (Osbahr et al.Vogel et al.Boyd et al.

An update on the scholarly networks on resilience, vulnerability, and adaptation within the human dimensions of global environmental change. Ecology and Society 12 (2): 9.

Why we question collapse and study human resilience, ecological vulnerability, and the aftermath of empire / Patricia A. NcAnany and Norman Yoffee -- pt. I: Human resilence and ecological vulnerability. The Vulnerability of Cities fills a vital gap in disaster studies by examining the too-often overlooked impact of disasters on cities, the conditions leading to high losses from urban disasters and But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities?/5(10).

Vulnerability and resilience are different kinds of concepts, and they focus on different disaster phases. They also focus on different levels of analysis (Zakour & Gillespie, ).

Vulnerability and resilience theorists work with separate models, although the models share a number of similar concepts (Norris et al.,Wisner et al.

1. Why we question collapse and study human resilience, ecological vulnerability, and the aftermath of empire Patricia A. McAnany and Norman Yoffee; Part I. Human Resilience and Ecological Vulnerability: 2.

Ecological catastrophe, collapse, and the myth of 'ecocide' on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Terry L. Hunt and Carl P. Lipo; : $  In James C Scott’s book Against the Grain he describes how the regular collapse of the early Mesopotamian states led to increase in life expectancy among the scattered populations.

Densely packed livestock and humans together with a highly stratified society on a monotonous grain based diet often led to pandemics, famines, war and rebellion.The book's thesis is that “human resilience is the rule rather than the exception” and that “'collapse' — in the sense of the end of a social order and its people — is a rare occurrence”.