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Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases VI

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
  • Rhonda Phillips
  • Don Rahtz
  • Contains cases that reflect best practices in community indicator projects, in the context of the overall book series

  • Contains latest findings on community Quality of Life ?

  • Edited by a team of experts in the field


Part of the Community Quality-of-Life Indicators book series (CQLI, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Florence Jany-Catrice, Grégory Marlier
    Pages 19-44
  3. Luis Delfim Santos, Isabel Martins
    Pages 77-98
  4. Rhonda Phillips, HeeKyung Sung, Andrea Whitsett
    Pages 99-117
  5. Simón E. Weffer, James J. Mullooly, Dari E. Sylvester, Robin M. DeLugan, Marcia D. Hernandez
    Pages 119-141
  6. Devon McAslan, Mihir Prakash, David Pijawka, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Edward Sadalla
    Pages 143-169
  7. Jordi López-Tamayo, Vicente Royuela, Jordi Suriñach
    Pages 233-262
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 263-264

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

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
    • 1
  • Rhonda Phillips
    • 2
  • Don Rahtz
    • 3
  1. 1.Pamlin College of Business, Dept. MarketingVirginia Polytechnic InstituteBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.School of Community, Resources & DevelopmentArizona State UniversityPhoenixUSA
  3. 3.Mason School of BusinessCollege of William & MaryWilliamsburgUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases VI
  • Editors M. Joseph Sirgy
    Rhonda Phillips
    Don Rahtz
  • Series Title Community Quality-of-Life Indicators
  • Series Abbreviated Title Comm.Quality-of-Life Indic.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Social Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-94-007-6500-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-017-8470-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-007-6501-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXX, 264
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Quality of Life Research
    Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning
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