Community Quality-Of-Life Indicators: Best Cases II (Social Indicators Research #28) (Hardcover)

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By M. Joseph Sirgy (Editor), Don Rahtz (Editor), David Swain (Editor)
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This book is the second in a series covering best practices in community quality-of-life (QOL) indicators. The first was published in 2004. The editors are M. Joseph Sirgy, Don Rahtz and Dong-Jin Lee. Volume 1 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 descr- tions 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. The chapters in Volume 1 are: Chapter 1: Vital Signs: Quality-of-Life Indicators for Virginia's Technology Corridor by Terri Lynn Cornwell Chapter 2: The Sustainable Community Model Approach to the Development and Use of Multi-Dimensional Quality-of-Life Indicators by William T. Grunkemeyer and Myra L.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402046247
ISBN-10: 1402046243
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: October 1st, 2006
Pages: 329
Language: English
Series: Social Indicators Research