publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Social Networks in Natural Resource Management: What Is There to Learn from a Structural Perspective?

Bodin, Ö; Crona, B.; Henrik Ernstson;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Ecology and Society, volume 11 (issn: 1708-3087, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance, Inc.
Abstract
Social networks among actors and stakeholders are gaining attention in studies of natural resource management, particularly those of adaptive management based on different forms of participation and co-management. In this sense, social networks have primarily been envisioned as enabling different actors to collaborate and coordinate management efforts. Here, we continue the discussion initiated by Newman and Dale (2005), which highlighted the fact that not all social networks are created equal. We discuss the relation between some structural characteristics and functions of social networks with respect to natural resource management, thus focusing on structural ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Co-gestión, Gestión de recursos naturales, Redes sociales, Estructura, Co-management, Social networks, Structure, co-gestión; gestion de recursos naturales; redes sociales - estructura, Environmental Sciences, Miljövetenskap, gestion de recursos naturales, redes sociales - estructura, Ecosystem services, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Urban planning, Economics, Social network, Urbanization, Urban ecosystem, Urban density, Ecosystem management, Natural resource management, Management science, Sociology, Engineering ethics, Social science, Co-gestión ; Gestión de recursos naturales ; Redes sociales ; Estructura, Co-management ; Natural resource management ; Social networks ; Structure, Social Sciences, H, Social sciences (General), H1-99, adaptive management, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, Ecology, QH540-549.5
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