Social Factors And Community Well-being by Youngwha KeeSocial Factors And Community Well-being by Youngwha Kee

Social Factors And Community Well-being

byYoungwha KeeEditorSeung Jong Lee, Rhonda Phillips

Paperback | April 13, 2016

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This book explores social factors that influence well-being, as well as the relationship between these factors. It examines individual areas of social policy from the perspective of children's well-being, gender equity, and the impact of crime and social capital. The book discusses the relationships of well-being with the provision of public services, with developing a sense of community, and dimensions of happiness in nations. Bringing together perspectives from around the globe, the book provides both theoretical and applied explorations. It links the idea of influencing social factors and outcomes to community well-being, thus adding a new perspective. In doing so, it reflects the new and exciting research that is being conducted at the intersection between social factors, policy, impacts, and community well-being.
Youngwha Kee is a professor of the Department of Lifelong Education at Soongsil 156 University and the president of the National Institute of Lifelong Education. She 157 currently serves as the director of the Korea Institute of Local Development 158 Education. Previously, Dr. Kee was president of the Association of Adult and 159 Conti...
Title:Social Factors And Community Well-beingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:99 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:April 13, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319299409

ISBN - 13:9783319299402


Table of Contents

Preface.- Chapter 1. Conceptualizing a Community Well-Being and Theory Construct; Heekyung Sung and Rhonda Phillips.- Chapter 2. An Exploratory Study of the Relationship between Community Well-being, Individual Well-being, and Local Public Services; Seung Jong Lee and Yunji Kim.- Chapter 3. Does Sense of Community Really Matter in Community Wellbeing?; Youngwha Kee and Chaebong Nam.- Chapter 4. The Development and Production of Local, National, and international State of Children's Wellbeing Report Cards; Geoff Woolcock and Jeanette Pope.- Chapter 5. An Exploration of the Relationship Between Gender Equity and Community Wellbeing; Sharan Merriam.- Chapter 6. Crime and Community Wellbeing: The Role of Social Capital and Collective Efficacy in Increasing Safety; David Sloane.- Chapter 7. Relationships between Social Policy Factors and National Competitiveness and Happiness; Young-Chool Choi and Ji-Hyun Jang.

Editorial Reviews

"This book fulfills the purpose of spurring the need for more research on the subject of social factors and their impact on community well-being. . the book is definitely a step towards operationalizing the fluid concept of community well-being by the use of theories such as social capital, human capital, needs theory, and community development. The book should have a wide appeal to researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students in the field of community studies." (Karim W. F. Youssef, Journal of Community Safety & Well-Being, Vol. 1 (3), November, 2016)