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«Understanding Society and Natural Resources»





Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB): Integrating Social Science and the Humanities into Solving Sustainability ChallengesWhy Malthus May Still Turn Out to Be RightHierarchies Within the IndividualDiscussionConstraints and Opportunities for Social Learning for IntegrationScience During Crisis: Two ExamplesInequity and SustainabilityMAHB's Research ApproachIII Methodological Advances for Facilitating Social Science IntegrationThe Need for Sense of PlaceDesigning Social Learning Systems for Social Science IntegrationCreating a Shared Vision of a Desirable and Sustainable FutureFractals and ChaosRepresentation of Human-Environment Interactions in Land Change ModelsMillennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB)Agent-Based ModelingA Pragmatic Modeling PhilosophyEnvironmental Governance for SustainabilityElinor Ostrom's Definition of PowerEvolutionary CriteriaCase Studies of Designing Social Learning SystemsThe Representation of Human-Environment Interactions in Land Change Research and ModellingWhy Malthus Was WrongCritique of Simple Neo-MalthusianismAnalyzing Power Within The SES FrameworkSolving These ChallengesAnthropogenic and Ecological Determinants of HPAI in Southeast Asia: Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillOverview of the SES FrameworkPopulation and SustainabilityScience IntegrationConsilience Among All the SciencesCreating Water Sensitive Cities in AustraliaHuman Thought as Dynamic and AdaptiveExamplesLessons Learned About Social Science IntegrationSteven Lukes's Three Faces of PowerDistinctive Characteristics of Science During Environmental CrisesEcological and Social ModelsIntegration and SystemsReestablishing the Balance Between Synthesis and AnalysisImpetus for Change Emanating from Ecological SciencesThe Individual in a Multi-level ContextThe Role of Social ScienceThe Value of Cascading Consequences and Assessing ImpactsMAHB's Mission and StructureInstitutional and Structural FactorsInstitutional PowerDealing with Scientific Silos and UncertaintiesClimate-Based Eco-scarcityThe Demands of Communicating Science During CrisisSocio-cultural Change for SustainabilityMutually Constructed Nature of Human Thought and the Social and Natural EnvironmentThe Individual-Group HierarchyPostscriptStudying Power with the Social-Ecological System FrameworkIntegrated Assessments with SAVANNA and DECUMAInter-disciplinary Analysis of Climate Change and Society: A Network ApproachCivilizational Neo-MalthusianismCritique of Eco-scarcity TheoryEnergy-Based Neo-MalthusianismOverview of BookIntegrating Environment Agency Catchment Science into PolicyCultural vs. Genetic EvolutionIntegrated Modeling with StakeholdersA Need for Greater Inclusion of the Individual in Ecosystem ModelsEco-scarcity TheoryWet Season Versus Dry Season Livestock DispersalLimits to GrowthI The Status of IntegrationA Vision of the Future of Science: Reintegrating of the Study of Humans and the Rest of NatureConceptual models of human-environment interactions in land scienceThe Role of Envisioning in Creating the FutureExamples of Social Science During Environmental Crisis EventsComplex Neo-Malthusian TheoriesCultural and Biological Co-evolutionA Multiscale Approach to ScienceIntegrated ModelingDual Adaptive Systems in HumansOperationalizing Research on the Role of Power in Social-Ecological SystemsWho's Afraid of Thomas Malthus?Climate-Based Neo-MalthusianismConsiderations in Representing Human Individuals in Social-Ecological ModelsFraming Choices in Environmental Policy SituationsThe Logical Structure of MalthusianismResolution and PredictabilityPolicy Networks Around Climate ChangeA Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Social-Ecological Models of Emerging Infectious DiseasesSimple Neo-Malthusian TheoriesDouglass North and the Institutional MatrixClassical MalthusianismThe Future in the PastAggregationDiscourse Networks Around Climate ChangeStructure, Function and Power in Social NetworksEnvironmental Neo-MalthusianismUsing Social Science Case-Studies to Help Parameterize Land Change ModelsPurposeThe Challenge of Collaboration and Interdisciplinary TeamsDeveloping and Testing the FrameworkUtilities of SimulationsScience IntegrationA Modest Research AgendaCulture as Context in Social Network AnalysisThe Importance of Uncertainties and LimitationsDesigning Social Learning Systems for Integrating Social Sciences into Policy Processes: Some Experiences of Water ManagingConcluding ReflectionsA Research Agenda for and from MAHBThe Importance of Coupled Human-Natural SystemsConcluding Comments and Implications for Future Integrated Policy-MakingBalinese Water Temple NetworksIntegrating Social Science Theories Relevant to Development TransitionsHierarchy TheorySocial Learning for Ecosystem Services in Lake Baiyangdian, ChinaSimulation as an Approach to Social-Ecological Integration, with an Emphasis on Agent-Based ModelingDifferent Perspectives and Research ApproachesIncorporating Power Within The SES FrameworkScience During Crisis: The Application of Interdisciplinary and Strategic Science During Major Environmental CrisesII Topics in IntegrationAction Networks and Discourse NetworksThe Representation of Human-Environment Interactions in Land Change ModelsLand Change Models as a Platform for Social Science Integration: Hurricane Sandy
 
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