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Andreas Thiel & Farhad Mukhtarov

In: The SAGE Handbook of Nature: Three Volume Set

Chapter 8: Purposeful Institutional Change for Adaptive Governance of Natural Resources: How to Cater for Context and Agency?

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Purposeful Institutional Change for Adaptive Governance of Natural Resources: How to Cater for Context and Agency?
Purposeful Institutional Change for Adaptive Governance of Natural Resources: How To Cater for Context and Agency?
Andreas ThielFarhad Mukhtarov
Introduction

In recent decades, adaptive governance has been advocated for meeting the challenges of unpredictable and uncertain dynamics of Social-ecological Systems (SES) (Folke, 2006; Huitema et al., 2009). Scholars ascribe a multitude of virtues to adaptive governance, such as, for example, the preparedness of populations for disturbances associated with climate change (Pahl-Wostl, 2006). Adaptive governance stands for a set of meta-principles of governance which contribute to making societies less vulnerable to various shocks. What adaptive governance should look like has been discussed at length in the literature on SES (e.g. Huitema et ...

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