In quest of a theory of adaptive change / C.S. Holling, Lance H. Gunderson, and Donald Ludwig -- Resilience and adaptive cycles / C.S. Holling, and Lance H. Gunderson -- Sustainability and panarchies / C.H. Holling, Lance H. Gunderson, and Garry D. Peterson -- Why systems of people and nature are not just social and ecological systems / Frances Westley [and others] -- Back to the future: ecosystem dynamics and local knowledge / Fikret Berkes and Carl Folke -- The dynamics of political discourse in seeking sustainability / Lowell Pritchard, Jr. and Steven E. Sanderson -- Collapse, learning, and renewal / Stephen R. Carpenter, William A. Brock and Donald Ludwig -- Dynamics interaction of societies and ecosystems: linking theories from ecology, economy, and sociology / Marten Scheffer [and others] -- A future of surprises / Marco A. Janssen -- Resilience and sustainability: the economic analysis of nonlinear dynamic systems / William A. Brock, Karl-Gèoran Mäler and Charles Perrings -- Resilient rangelands: adaptation in complex systems / Brian Walker and Nick Abel -- Surprises and sustainability: cycles of renewal in the Everglades / Lance H. Gunderson, C.S. Holling, and Garry D. Peterson -- The devil in the dynamics: adaptive management on the front lines / Frances Westley -- Planning for resilience: scenarios, surprises, and branch points / Gilberto C. Gallopín -- Discoveries for sustainable futures / C.S. Holling [and others] -- Toward an integrative synthesis / Ralf Yorque [and others] -- A model for ecosystems with alternative stable states -- Optimizing social utility from lake use -- Tax as a way to direct society -- Collective action problems and their effect on political power.