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Strategies, Dispositions and Resources of Social Resilience

A Dialogue between Medieval Studies and Sociology

  • Martin Endress
  • Lukas Clemens
  • Benjamin Rampp
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Martin Endreß, Lukas Clemens, Benjamin Rampp
    Pages 1-10
  3. Strategies, Dispositions and Resources – Theoretical Contributions

  4. Medieval Case Studies

  5. Reflections/General Comments

About this book

Introduction

The concept of resilience, which originally emerged in psychology, has spread to numerous disciplines and was further developed particularly in social ecology. Resilience experiences an ongoing growing reception in the humanities and historical and social sciences as well, including heterogenic approaches on how to conceptually frame resilience. Common to these approaches is, that resilience becomes topical in the context of analysing phenomena and processes of the ‘resistibility’ of certain (socio-historical) units or actors which are perceived as being faced with various constellations of disruptive change. In this context, resilience is not only taken to mean the opposite of vulnerability, but at the same time, resilience and vulnerability are understood as complementary concepts. From this perspective, vulnerability is a necessary condition of resilience and vice versa. Against this background, the present volume provides a preliminary appraisal of socio-scientific and historical resilience research by assembling contributions of authors originating from different disciplines. Thus, it fosters an interdisciplinary discussion on the theoretical and analytical potentials as well as the empirical applicability of the concept of resilience. 

Contents
Strategies, Dispositions and Resources – Theoretical contributions • Medieval case studies • Reflections and General Comments

The Editors
Dr. Martin Endreß is Professor for General Sociology at the University of Trier.

Dr. Lukas Clemens is Professor for Medieval History at the University of Trier.

Dr. Benjamin Rampp is research assistant for General Sociology at the University of Trier.

Keywords

Social Resilience Strategie of Social Resilience Resources of Resilience Strategies of Resilience Jewish Resilience Resilience in Historical Studies

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Endress
    • 1
  • Lukas Clemens
    • 2
  • Benjamin Rampp
    • 3
  1. 1.Universität TrierTrierGermany
  2. 2.Universität TrierTrierGermany
  3. 3.Universität TrierTrierGermany

About the editors

Dr. Martin Endreß is Professor for General Sociology at the University of Trier.

Dr. Lukas Clemens is Professor for Medieval History at the University of Trier.

Dr. Benjamin Rampp is research assistant for General Sociology at the University of Trier.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Strategies, Dispositions and Resources of Social Resilience
  • Book Subtitle A Dialogue between Medieval Studies and Sociology
  • Editors Martin Endress
    Lukas Clemens
    Benjamin Rampp
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-29059-7
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer VS, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-658-29058-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-658-29059-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 305
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Knowledge - Discourse
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