Handbook of Community Well Being Research
  • Release Date : 10 December 2016
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Categories : Social Science
  • Pages : 592 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9789402408782
  • ISBN 10 : 9402408789
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Synopsis : Handbook of Community Well Being Research written by Rhonda Phillips, published by Springer which was released on 10 December 2016. Download Handbook of Community Well Being Research Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 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.