R. Pritchard's research while affiliated with Emory University and other places

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"Approaches to natural resource management are often based on a presumed ability to predict probabilistic responses to management and external drivers such as climate. They also tend to assume that the manager is outside the system being managed. However, where the objectives include long-term sustainability, linked social-ecological systems (SESs)...

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... Emerging in natural sciences such as ecology (Walker et al., 2002) and metallurgy (Callister and Rethwisch, 2003), the concept of resilience has been adapted to the emerging disciplines such as SC management. In the context of SCs, Ponomarov and Holcomb (2009) offered a structured definition viz. ...
... Pollner et al., 2001). There is overall agreement that financial vulnerability is a dimension of financial resilience, which is the capacity to deal with shocks affecting government finances so as to retain essentially the same function, structure and identity (Walker et al., 2002). At the municipal government level, the literature on financial vulnerability seems quite scant and mostly related to the global financial crisis of 2008 with different conceptualizations and operationalizations. ...
... Systematic evaluation to stimulate a cycle of learning, improvements and generate policy-relevant lessons was also incorporated. One overarching goal was to address the two core questions in the process of resilience building posed by Walker et al. (2002): 'resilience of what?' and 'resilience to what?'. In order to achieve these goals, IUCN developed the Resilience Analysis Protocol (RAP)-a context-specific tool that could be applied to a wide variety of communities across the 11 countries where MFF was operating. ...