The Chronicle Review

Selected Works on Resilience, 2001-12

May 06, 2013


Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges, by Steven M. Southwick and Dennis S. Charney (Cambridge University Press)

Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function, by Brian Walker and David Salt (Island Press)

Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, by Andrew Zolli and Ann Marie Healy (Free Press)


"Resilience: Thoughts on the Value of the Concept for Critical Gerontology," by Kirsty Wild, Janine L. Wiles, and Ruth E.S. Allen (Ageing & Society)

Resilience and Mental Health: Challenges Across the Lifespan, edited by Steven M. Southwick, Brett T. Litz, Dennis S. Charney, Matthew J. Friedman (Cambridge University Press)


"Whatever Does Not Kill Us: Cumulative Lifetime Adversity, Vulnerability, and Resilience," by Mark D. Seery, E. Alison Holman, and Roxane Cohen Silver (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology)

"Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities," by George A. Bonanno, Chris R. Brewin, Krzysztof Kaniasty, and Annette M. La Greca (Psychological Science in the Public Interest)


Foundations of Ecological Resilience, edited by Lance H. Gunderson, Craig R. Allen, and C.S. Holling (Island Press)


"Disaster Preparation and Recovery: Lessons From Research on Resilience in Human Development," by Ann S. Masten and Jelena Obradovic (Ecology and Sociology)

"Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness," by Fran H. Norris, Susan P. Stevens, Betty Pfefferbaum, Karen F. Wyche, and Rose L. Pfefferbaum (American Journal of Community Psychology)

Thinking in Systems: A Primer, by Donella H. Meadows (Chelsea Green)


Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World, by Brian Walker and David Salt (Island Press)

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, by Thomas Homer-Dixon (Island Press)

Resilience Engineering: Concepts and Precepts, edited by Erik Hollnagel, David D. Woods, and Nancy Leveson (Ashgate Publishing)


"Loss, Trauma and Human Resilience: Have We Underestimated the Human Capacity to Thrive after Extremely Aversive Events?" by George A. Bonanno (American Psychologist)


Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems, edited by Lance H. Gunderson and C.S. Holling (Island Press)


"Ordinary Magic: Resilience Processes in Development," by Ann S. Masten (American Psychologist)