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Everything and the Cop

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer on CNN, U.S. Representative Peter King (R-NY) blamed Eric Garner’s death not on the cop who choked him out, but on Garner’s underlying health problems. 482 more words

Ecological Resilience

Ecological Resilience

Resilience as a systems concept was pioneered by Crawford Holling in 1973 in his paper Resilience and Stability of Ecological systems where he defined the resilience of an ecosystem as the measure of its ability to absorb changes and still exist. 267 more words

General Resilience

The Evolution of the Resilience Concept

As a alluded to in previous posts – Resilience is a slippery, complex and multi-dimensional concept that has undergone increasing elaboration over its history. While the majority of resilience research has focused on the developmental resilience of children – I believe it is useful to understand the history of the concept and how it has been used in various sciences and system applications. 95 more words

General Resilience