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This Handbook brings together foundational and leading-edge research exploring dimensions of improving quality of life in communities of place. Beginning with social indicators, other assessment techniques will be explored as well, including from the framework of community development with its primary mission of 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 research and analytical approaches presented. ?
Genre: Social Science, Psychology, Science
Series Title: International Handbooks of Quality-of-life
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: January 10, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-2252
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