Community Quality-Of-Life Indicators: Best Cases (Social Indicators Research #22) (Hardcover)

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By M. Joseph Sirgy (Editor), Don Rahtz (Editor), Dong-Jin Lee (Editor)
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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 Author

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).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402022012
ISBN-10: 1402022018
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 26th, 2004
Pages: 254
Language: English
Series: Social Indicators Research