Community indicators projects are plentiful. These projects capture the quality of life in towns, cities, counties, metropolitan regions, and larger geographic regions. Community quality-of-life (QOL) indicators are increasingly being integrated into overallplanningandotherpublicpolicyactivities.Thecommunityindicatorsproject reports are used not only in monitoring and evaluation applications but also in the context of increasing citizen participation in guiding communities towards achieving desired goals. This is the fourth book in a series covering best practices in community QOL indicators. Each volume presents individual cases (chapters) of communities at the local or regional levels that have designed and implemented community indi- tors programs. In Volume IV, we present nine chapters from a variety of contexts: cities such as the City of Phoenix (Arizona, USA), Jacksonville (Florida, USA), and Bristol (UK), suburban communities areas such as Long Island (New York, USA) and Sydney (Australia), larger regions such as Vancouver (Canada), and townships such as Sobantu (South Africa).the local newspaper put it, helped move the discussion of race relations from one of the asubjects society views as too sensitive ... using the report to frame the discussion in their written Study Circle Discussion Guides.45 They also ask questions such as, ... 48 California Newsreel with Vital Pictures, Inc. Unnatural Causes.
|Title||:||Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases IV|
|Author||:||Joseph Sirgy, Rhonda Phillips, Don Rahtz|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-08-21|