Multi-sited resilience: The mutual construction of “local” and “global” understandings and practices of adaptation and innovation

@inproceedings{Olwig2012MultisitedRT,
  title={Multi-sited resilience: The mutual construction of “local” and “global” understandings and practices of adaptation and innovation},
  author={Mette Fog Olwig},
  year={2012}
}
  • Mette Fog Olwig
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Abstract Participatory methods to build local resilience often involve the organization of local community groups. When global organizations use such methods, it reflects a desire to incorporate local agency. They thereby acknowledge the ability of a society to be innovative and adapt when faced with natural disasters and climate change. In a globalized world, however, it is hard to discern what is “local” as global organizations play an increasingly visible and powerful role. This paper will… CONTINUE READING

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