Galloway, Will

Rethinking Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in a Time of Change

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Understanding Change Through the Lens of Resilience
Wanglin Yan, Will Galloway

Part II. Recognizing Vulnerability

2. Japan After March 11th 2011: Between Swift Reconstruction and Sustainable Restructuring
Christian Dimmer

3. Climate Change Vulnerability of Olive Oil Groves in Dry Areas of Tunisia: Case Study in the Governorate of Médenine
Mohamed Ouessar

4. The Vehicle Transportation Problem in the Megacity São Paulo (Brazil)
Renato Cesar Sato, Luciana Ferreira Silva

5. Disasters and Their Impacts on Air Quality in the Human Living Environment
Yoshika Sekine, Naohide Shinohara

6. Vulnerability of Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems in Mongolia
T. Chuluun, M. Altanbagana, Dennis Ojima, R. Tsolmon, B. Suvdantsetseg

Part III. Awareness and Preparedness for Change

7. The Importance of Information Availability for Climate Change Preparedness in the Cultural Heritage Sector: A Comparison Between the UK and Japan
Matthew Jones

8. Anticipating Environmental Change in Development Planning for the Archipelago of Indonesia
Abimanyu Takdir Alamsyah

9. Institutional and Technical Innovation in Pakistan for Resilience to Extreme Climate Events
Pervaiz Amir

10. Development of an International Institutional Framework for Climate Adaptation and Practice in Adaptation Planning in Developing Countries
Makoto Kato

11. Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation Products and Services by Japanese Companies with Base-of-the-Economic-Pyramid (BoP) Businesses
Tokutaro Hiramoto

12. Systems Established for Reconstruction After the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the Current Situation on the Ground
Sosuke Tanaka

Part IV. Tools and Methods for Building Resiliency

13. Developing an ICT-Based Toolbox for Resilient Capacity Building: Challenges, Obstacles and Approaches
Qian Ye, Xiaobing Hu, Zhangang Han

14. Development of Tools to Assess Vulnerability to Climate Change in South Asia
Upali Imbulana

15. Development Plan as a Tool to Improve the Disaster Resilience of Urban Areas
Ranjith Perera, Dzul Khaimi Khailani

16. Swarm Planning—Developing a Tool for Innovative Resilience Planning
Rob Roggema, Nikolay Popov

Part V. Transformation from Disaster and Crisis

17. Green Infrastructure in Reconstruction After the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: A Case Study of Historical Change on Awaji Island in Japan
Tomohiro Ichinose

18. The Long Term Economic Value of Holistic Ecological Planning for Disaster Risk
Misato Uehara

19. Disaster Response and Public Consultation in Cleaning Up Radioactive Contamination of the Environment
Mimi Nameki

20. Building Resilience in Africa Through Transformation and a Green Economy: Challenges and Opportunities
Andries Jordaan

Part VI. Building Resiliency with Community

21. Community Based Environmental Design: Empowering Local Expertise in Design Charrettes
Rob Roggema, Lisa Vos, John Martin

22. Solar-Based Decentralized Energy Solution—A Case of Entrepreneur Based Model from Rural India
Manjushree Banerjee, I. H. Rehman, Jitendra Tiwari

23. The Importance of Social Capital in Building Community Resilience
Daniel P. Aldrich

24. The Veneer House Experience: The Role of Architects in Recovering Community After Disaster
Hiroto Kobayashi

Part VII. Conclusion

25. Understanding Resilience Through the Lens of Change
Will Galloway, Wanglin Yan

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change

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