Resilience Factors Inherent in Social Systems: A Comparative Study

Velimirovic, H. (1974) Resilience Factors Inherent in Social Systems: A Comparative Study. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, WP-74-036

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to compare five traditional cultures, evaluating the premise that in-depth information on situations of stress -- from inside the system or from the environment -- should elucidate the factors which endanger a system. Where are the most vulnerable spots? What mechanisms are inherent in a social system to maintain its persistence? What agents must be mobilized to prevent a breakup of the traditional culture?

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Energy Program (ENP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:40
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2016 07:57
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/135

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