About this book
This book is the sixth in a series covering bet practices in community quality-of-life (QOL) indicators. The cases in this volume 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.
Best Practices of Community quality-of-life indicator systems Building Quality of Life in Spain Case Studies: Community Quality of Life Community Research in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley Health and Well-Being in Glasgow Indicators of Well-Being Influence of Quality of Life Research Measuring Quality of Life in Border Cities Monitoring Quality of Life of the City of Porto Quality of Life Case Sudies from Kwa-Zulu-Natal, South Africa Quality of Life in Metropolitan Atlanta’s Urban Communities Quality of Life in the city of Porto The Fox River Region Leading Indicators Understanding Quality of Life in Glasgow landscape/regional and urban planning