Theory and Strategy of Socio-cultural Resilience

What is Cultural Resilience?  Many human cultures have come and gone, others have survived; the longer surviving cultures can be said to be resilient.  Cultural resilience refers to a culture’s capacity to maintain and develop cultural identity and critical cultural knowledge and practices.  Despite challenges and difficulties, a resilient culture is capable of maintaining and developing itself.  A resilient culture engages with other challenges such as natural disasters and encounters with other cultures, and manages to continue.




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