Community Well-Being and Community DevelopmentConceptions and ApplicationsTaschenbuchvon Seung Jong LeeEAN: 9783319124209Einband: Kartoniert / BroschiertBeilage: BookSprache: EnglischSeiten: 58Abbildungen: BibliographieMaße: 236 x 154 x 10 mmRedaktio
Community Well-Being and Community DevelopmentUntertitel: Conceptions and ApplicationsEinbandart: TaschenbuchFormat: 236x154x10 mmISBN-13: 9783319124209Isbn-10: 331912420XVerlag: Springer-Verlag GmbhAuthor: Seung Jong Lee Veroeffentlichungsdatum: 2014Sprac
Handbook of Community Well-Being ResearchBuchvon Rhonda PhillipsEAN: 9789402408768Einband: GebundenBeilage: BookSprache: EnglischSeiten: 592Abbildungen: BibliographieMaße: 261 x 179 x 43 mmRedaktion: Rhonda Phillips und Cecilia WongGeneral, Sociology
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. Dr. Patsy Kraeger is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Public and Nonprofit Studies at Georgia Southern University. She received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from Arizona State University, the School of Public Affairs, with a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the School of Community Resources and Development. Her primary research interests are focused on the social economy, social enterprise and innovation, performance management and governance in the public and nonprofit sectors, and the study of philanthropy vis-à-vis democracy. She also researches in the area of quality of life studies. Her research has been presented at the Academy of Management, the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, the International Society for Third Sector Research, the International Quality of Life Studies, and the Western Social Science Association conferences. She is the co-chair for the Public Administration Section of the Western Social Science Association. She has research and other academic writings appearing in the Journal of Public Affairs Education, Public Administration Review, the International Journal of Public Administration, NVSQ, and Voluntas. Dr. Scott Cloutier is an Assistant Professor, Walton Sustainability Fellow and Senior Sustainability Scholar within the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. He is focused on charting a new course for sustainability to maximize opportunities for happiness. Scotts experience and expanding research agenda revolve around three key elements: (1) Sustainable Urban/Neighborhood Development research designed to integrate community development subsystems (e.g. water, waste, energy, transportation, business and economic development) to maximize community well-being through sustainable interventions; (2) Qualitative and Quantitative Mixed Method research designed to explore and reflect human/built-and-natural-environment/sustainability connections from both subjective and objective perspectives; and (3) Theoretical Processes research around constructs of quality of life, community well-being, subjective well-being (happiness), hedonia, eudaimonia and biological underpinnings. Dr. Craig Talmage serves as a visiting assistant professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. Entrepreneurial Studies is a new fast growing minor that officially started in the Spring of 2016. He teaches courses on economic principles, quantitative tools, social innovation, the history of entrepreneurship theory, and the senior capstone experience. He seeks to empower community members, faculty, staff and students through the development of knowledge regarding entrepreneurship and skills that match that knowledge. He completed his PhD in Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University (ASU). At ASU, he worked for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Partnership for Community Development, and the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center. He still serves as a faculty associate for Arizona State University where he teaches Community Resilience to Emergency Management and Homeland Security students in the School of Public Affairs. He is actively involved in the Community Development Society, the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies, and the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action.
This Handbook brings together foundational and leading-edge research exploring dimensions of improving quality of life in communities of place. Social indicators and other assessment techniques will be explored, including from the framework of community perspectives which is concerned with enhancing quality of life for community members. As part of this trans-disciplinary work, participation, engagement, and empowerment will be key concepts presented. Along with capacity building and service provision, these elements influence community well-being and will be considered along with subjective and objective assessment approaches. Researchers from around the globe share their work on this important topic of community well-being, bringing together a diverse array of disciplinary perspectives. Those working in the areas of public policy, community development, community and social psychology, urban and regional planning, and sustainable development will find this volume particularly useful for the array of approaches presented. Rhonda Phillips research and outreach efforts focus on quality of life and well-being related to community and economic development. At Purdue, she serves as Dean of the Honors College, and a Professor in the Agricultural Economics Department. Rhonda is author or editor of 20 books, including Sustainable Communities, Creating a Durable Local Economy; Community Development Indicators Measuring Systems; and Introduction to Community Development. She is editor of the series Community Quality of Life and Well-Being. Formerly a Senior Sustainability Scientist with the Global Institute of Sustainability, Rhonda served as director and professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University, and founding director of the University of Floridas Center for Building Better Communities. She is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP). She is currently President of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies and a co-researcher with the Community Wellbeing Institute, a Social Science Korea Project. Cecilia Wong is Professor of Spatial Planning and Director of Centre for Urban Policy Studies at the University of Manchester. She is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences, Co-Editor of Town Planning Review, and Member of the UK Economic and Social Research Councils Grant Assessment Panel. She is a chartered town planner and received degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Liverpool and the University of Manchester. Her research interests include quantitative indicators, spatial policy monitoring and analysis, urban and regional development, and housing and infrastructure planning. She has conducted major research projects for the UK central government departments, Economic and Social Research Council, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Royal Town Planning Institute, and regional and local bodies. She was a commissioner of the UK Labour Partys Lyons Housing Review and expert panel members of Department for Community and Local Governments planning and housing panel, the European Commissions Urban Audit II and the UN-Habitat City Prosperity Index (Middle East).
This book explores social factors that influence well-being, as well as the relationship between these factors. It examines individual areas of social policy from the perspective of childrens well-being, gender equity, and the impact of crime and social capital. The book discusses the relationships of well-being with the provision of public services, with developing a sense of community, and dimensions of happiness in nations. Bringing together perspectives from around the globe, the book provides both theoretical and applied explorations. It links the idea of influencing social factors and outcomes to community well-being, thus adding a new perspective. In doing so, it reflects the new and exciting research that is being conducted at the intersection between social factors, policy, impacts, and community well-being. Youngwha Kee is a professor of the Department of Lifelong Education at Soongsil 156 University and the president of the National Institute of Lifelong Education. She 157 currently serves as the director of the Korea Institute of Local Development 158 Education. Previously, Dr. Kee was president of the Association of Adult and 159 Continuing Education of Korea and researcher of Korea Association for Commu- 160 nity Education. She has served on several advisory committees in relation to 161 educational policies and has been deeply involved with community education 162 among multicultural families and education for the disadvantaged. She serves on 163 the editorial board of the International Journal of Continuing Education and Life- 164 long Learning (Hong Kong) ) and the Lifelong Education Magazine (Taiwan). Her research interests include older adult learning, community education, civic education, and community development. Seung Jong Lee is a professor at the Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University and president of the Korea Research Institute for Local Administration. Previously, he served as the president of the Korean Association for Public Administration and chief editor of several academic journals in related fields. He has frequently advised local and national governments through such positions as chairman of the Local Government Administration Joint Evaluation Committee, vice chairman of the Presidential Committee on Local District Reorganization Plans, and member of the presidential transition committee. Rhonda Phillips is a Professor in the Agricultural Economics Department and Dean of Purdue Universitys Honors College. Rhondas honors include serving as a Fulbright UK Ulster Policy Fellow in Northern Ireland at the University of Ulster, and a Senior Specialist to Panama. She is author or editor of eighteen books, including Introduction to Community Development and Community Development Indicators Measuring Systems. She is editor for the Community Quality of Life and Well-Being series with Springer.
New Dimensions in Community Well-beingBuchvon Patsy KraegerEAN: 9783319554075Einband: GebundenBeilage: BookSprache: EnglischSeiten: 263Abbildungen: BibliographieMaße: 241 x 161 x 22 mmRedaktion: Patsy Kraeger, Scott Cloutier und Craig TalmageGeneral,
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