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New Perspectives on Resilience in Socio-Economic Spheres

New Perspectives on Resilience in Socio-Economic Spheres by Andrea Maurer
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This bookpresents a collection of papers discussing especially social factors thatsupport individuals, organizations, markets, and societies confronted withsocio-economic crises. The papers were written mainly by internationalsociologists dealing with social resilience from different viewpoints andoffering new theoretical perspectives as well as empirical facts.

Why are somany researchers, politicians, and practitioners thinking and writing aboutresilience today? Social scientists have started only recently to deal withsocial resilience in various spheres. Since not long ago, resilience wasstrongly connected with the question of what makes individuals or ecosystems toovercome threats like disruption, catastrophes, external shocks etc. Thus, anew research perspective on resilience is offered. 

Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden; May 2016
202 pages; ISBN 9783658133283
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Title: New Perspectives on Resilience in Socio-Economic Spheres
Author: Andrea Maurer
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