Institutional Dynamics: Resilience, Vulnerability and Adaptation in Environmental and Resource Regimes

Short Description

Environmental/resource regimes are dynamic and their changes have been analyzed from a variety of perspectives. However, the fact that some regimes remain relatively unchanged even after becoming ineffective while others experience change or collapse continues to be puzzling. This article uses a framework designed to study resilience, vulnerability, and adaptation in an effort to identify the conditions that lead to changes in environmental and resource regimes.

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Suggested Citation

Oran R. Young, Institutional dynamics: Resilience, vulnerability and adaptation in environmental and resource regimes, Global Environmental Change, Volume 20, Issue 3, August 2010, Pages 378-385, ISSN 0959-3780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.10.001.