Resilience: moving from a “heroic” notion to a sociological concept

This paper presents a specific sociological theoretical framework to the concept of resilience. To do so, we reviewed the main theoretical developments on resilience, focusing our attention on the development of a “heroic” perspective of resilience. We point out its several pitfalls, and counter it...

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Main Author: Estêvão, Pedro
Calado, Alexandre
Capucha, Luís
Format: Journal Article
Language: English, Portuguese
Place of publication: Mundos Sociais 01.09.2017
Editora Mundos Sociais
published in: Sociologia (Lisbon, Portugal) no. 85; pp. 9 - 25
Data of publication: 2017-09-01
ISSN: 0873-6529
EISSN: 2182-7907
Alternate Title: Resiliência: de uma noção "heróica" a um conceito sociológico
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: SciELO
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