Six attributes of social resilience

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Maclean, Kirsten, Cuthill, Michael and Ross, Helen. 2014. "Six attributes of social resilience." Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 57 (1), pp. 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2013.763774
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Six attributes of social resilience

ERA Journal ID5852
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsMaclean, Kirsten (Author), Cuthill, Michael (Author) and Ross, Helen (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Environmental Planning and Management
Journal Citation57 (1), pp. 144-156
Number of Pages13
Year2014
Place of PublicationAbingdon, OX. United Kingdom
ISSN0964-0568
1360-0559
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2013.763774
Abstract

The concept of resilience has attracted much attention in recent times. However, there remains a distinct knowledge gap with respect to the social aspects of resilience. This paper describes six attributes of social resilience identified through case study research. Research was undertaken by a multi-disciplinary team of researchers who worked in partnership with representatives from five key government and non-government agencies from the Wet Tropics region in North Queensland, Australia. Research findings move understanding of social resilience, which is an emerging area of interest within natural resource management, from a set of assumptions to an evidence base.

Keywordsattributes; natural resource management; northern Australia; social ecological systems; social resilience
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440699. Human geography not elsewhere classified
441004. Social change
520599. Social and personality psychology not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development
University of Queensland
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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