This journal advances the knowledge and practice of community well-being as an interdisciplinary broad conception of human and societal well-being. The focus is predominately on communities of place and interest within geographic or societal spaces concerning social, economic, cultural/social, environmental or political conditions and impacts on societal and social well-being. It provides an outlet for excellent scholarship from a multitude of disciplines - including but not limited to community development, geography, urban and regional planning, economic development, public administration, regional studies, sociology, community learning and education, psychology and health – concerned with community well-being that promotes understanding of its multidimensional aspects. The journal publishes research that combines community well-being addressing issues facing our towns, cities and regions. It explores the collective aspects of communities and regions and how individual well-being is related to the context of societal well-being.
- Rhonda Phillips,
- Youngwha Kee
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Access options available
- 79 days
- Submission to first decision
- 151 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 17,618 (2019)
Measuring Well-Being: Trial of the Neighbourhood Thriving Scale for Social Well-Being Among Pro-Social Individuals
Authors (first, second and last of 4)
As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
IJCW is interested in publishing short commentaries on current topics such as COVID-19 and community well-being impacts, up to 2500 words. Commentaries will undergo editorial review.
We invite researchers studying any aspect of building community well-being in higher education to contribute to this special issue. More...
We seek papers which examine the intersection of philanthropy and community well-being from a community well-being from single discipline or multidisciplinary approaches. More...
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