New Dimensions in Community Well-Being

  • Patsy Kraeger
  • Scott Cloutier
  • Craig Talmage

Part of the Community Quality-of-Life and Well-Being book series (CQLWB)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Patsy Kraeger, Scott Cloutier, Craig Talmage
    Pages 1-4
  3. Community Well-Being: General Considerations

  4. Comparisons in Community Well-Being: Australia, Mexico and South Africa

  5. Place Based Satisfaction and Happiness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Paul J. Prosser, Scott Cloutier
      Pages 179-214
  6. Work Place Satisfaction, Happiness and Well-Being

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Patsy Kraeger, Scott Cloutier, Craig Talmage
      Pages 255-260
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 261-263

About this book


This volume addresses new innovations in quality of life and well-being from the perspectives of the individual, society and community. It aggregates the perspectives, research questions, methods and results that consider how quality of life is influenced in our modern society. Chapters in this volume present theoretical and practical examples on different aspects of quality of life and community well-being representing American, European, Native American and African perspectives. This volume is of interest to scholars in sociology, psychology, economy, philosophy, health research as well as practitioners across the social sciences. 


Indicators of Community Enrichment and Well-Being Community Well-Being and Quality of Life Comparisons in Community Well-Being Applying the International Wellbeing Index in South Africa Satisfaction and Happiness Residential Satisfaction in Shrinking Cities of Portugal Happiness and Choice Behavior of Immigrants Sustainability and Community Well-Being Work Place Satisfaction International Society for Quality of Life Studies Quality of Life in Modern Society Happiness and Migration Cross-Cultural Influences to Architecture and Planning Community Well-Being in the US Community Well-Being in Europe Community Well-Being from African Perspectives

Editors and affiliations

  • Patsy Kraeger
    • 1
  • Scott Cloutier
    • 2
  • Craig Talmage
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Public and Nonprofit StudiesGeorgia Southern UniversityStatesboroUSA
  2. 2.School of SustainabilityArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  3. 3.Entrepreneurial StudiesHobart and William Smith CollegesGenevaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-55407-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-55408-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2520-1093
  • Series Online ISSN 2520-1107
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