Social Indicators Research Series

Community Quality-of-Life Indicators

Best Cases

Editors: Sirgy, Joseph, Rahtz, Don, Lee, Dong-Jin (Eds.)

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About this book

This book is a compilation of cases of best work in community indicators research. The cases describe communities that have launched their own community indicators programs. Elements that are included in the descriptions are the history of the community indicators work within the target region, the planning of community indicators, the actual indicators that were selected, the data collection process, the reporting of the results, and the use of the indicators to guide community development decisions and public policy.
Community planners, community indicators researchers and urban planning specialists will find this book very helpful in learning from communities that have done community indicators work and have done it well.

About the authors

M. Joseph Sirgy is a personality/social/industrial psychologist who has written extensively on the subject of quality-of-life. He is the director of the Office of Quality-of-Life Measurement (OQOLM) and a professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the USA. He is also the executive director of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS).

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Vital Signs: Quality-of-Life Indicators for Virginia’s Technology Corridor

    Cornwell, Terri Lynn

    Pages 1-27

  • The Sustainable Community Model Approach to the Development and Use of Multi-Dimensional Quality of Life Indicators

    Grunkemeyer, William T. (et al.)

    Pages 29-52

  • Taking Indicators to the Next Level: Truckee Meadows Tomorrow Launches Quality of Life Compacts

    Barsell, Karen (et al.)

    Pages 53-74

  • A Collaborative Approach to Developing and Using Quality of Life Indicators in New Zealand’s Largest Cities

    Jamieson, Kath

    Pages 75-109

  • 2002 Hennepin County Community Indicators Report: Aligning Community Indicators with Government Mission, Vision and Overarching Goals

    Heggeness, Misty Lee (et al.)

    Pages 111-131

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
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Hardcover $279.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
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  • ISBN 978-90-481-6612-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Community Quality-of-Life Indicators
Book Subtitle
Best Cases
Editors
  • Joseph Sirgy
  • Don Rahtz
  • Dong-Jin Lee
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
22
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-2202-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-2202-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-2201-2
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6612-1
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 254
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