Handbook Of Community Well-being Research

byRhonda PhillipsEditorCecilia Wong

Paperback | July 20, 2018

Handbook Of Community Well-being Research by Rhonda Phillips
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This Handbook brings together foundational and leading-edge research exploring dimensions of improving quality of life in communities of place. Social indicators and other assessment techniques will be explored, including from the framework of community perspectives which is concerned with enhancing quality of life for community members. As part of this trans-disciplinary work, participation, engagement, and empowerment will be key concepts presented. Along with capacity building and service provision, these elements influence community well-being and will be considered along with subjective and objective assessment approaches. Researchers from around the globe share their work on this important topic of community well-being, bringing together a diverse array of disciplinary perspectives. Those working in the areas of public policy, community development, community and social psychology, urban and regional planning, and sustainable development will find this volume particularly useful for the array of approaches presented.
Rhonda Phillips' research and outreach efforts focus on quality of life and well-being related to community and economic development. At Purdue, she serves as Dean of the Honors College, and a Professor in the Agricultural Economics Department. Rhonda is author or editor of 20 books, including Sustainable Communities, Creating a Durabl...
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Title:Handbook Of Community Well-being ResearchFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:592 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:592 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:July 20, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9402414258

ISBN - 13:9789402414257

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