Social Indicators Research Series Community Quality-of-Life Indicators

Community Quality-of-Life Indicators

Best Cases II

Editors: Sirgy, M. Joseph, Rahtz, Don, Swain, David (Eds.)

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This book is second in a series covering best practices in community quality-of-life (QOL) indicators. The first volume in this series is a compilation of cases of best work in community indicators research. This second volume continues to build on the goal of the series and includes eleven cases (chapters). The cases in both volumes 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.

This series will be of great value to community planners, urban planners, city planners, regional planners, quality-of-life researchers and researchers in public administration.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • The Jacksonville, Florida, Experience

    Pages 1-22

    Warner, J. Benjamin

  • Indicators as a Structural Framework for Social Change

    Pages 23-42

    Kahn, Charlotte

  • Indicators in Action: The Use of Sustainability Indicators in the City of Santa Monica

    Pages 43-60

    Bertone, Genevieve (et al.)

  • A Measure and Method to Assess Subjective Community Quality of Life

    Pages 61-73

    Sirgy, Professor of Marketing M. Joseph (et al.)

  • Perception and Evaluation of the Quality of Life in Florence, Italy

    Pages 75-125

    Maggino, Filomena

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Community Quality-of-Life Indicators
Book Subtitle
Best Cases II
Editors
  • M. Joseph Sirgy
  • Don Rahtz
  • David Swain
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
28
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-4625-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-4625-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-4624-7
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7156-9
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 332
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