Tonon, Graciela

Quality of Life in Communities of Latin Countries

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Table of contents

Part I. Communities’ Quality of Life: Theory and Practice

1. Rethinking Community Quality of Life in Latin American Countries
Graciela Tonon

2. Exploring the Concept and Practices of Felicitas Publica at Lisbon University: A Community-Based Relational Approach to Well-being
Helena Àgueda Marujo, Luis Miguel Neto

3. Sports and Community Well-Being
Denise Benatuil, Walter Toscano

4. Quality of Life and Commuting. A Study in Rururban Communities of General Pueyrredon District, Argentina
Claudia A. Mikkelsen, Sofía E. Ares

5. Crime and Failure of Community Life in Mexico
Mariano Rojas

6. The Community Program for Neighborhood Improvement in Mexico City
Karla Valverde Viesca, Enrique Gutiérrez Márquez

7. Community Water Management and Quality of Life: The Independent Water Governance Committees in Toluca, Mexico
Cecilia Cadena-Inostroza, María Esther Morales-Fajardo

Part II. Community Quality of Life of Different Groups in Latin Countries: Indigenous People, Displaced People, Migrants, Children, Young People and Older Adults

8. Quality of Life of the Guaraní Community
Lía Rodríguez de la Vega, Héctor Rodríguez

9. Quality of Life and Health in Displaced Communities Affected by the Armed Conflict in Colombia
Jorge Palacio, Isidro Maya-Jariego, Amalio Blanco, José Amar, Colette Sabatier

10. Sense of Community Mediates the Relationship Between Social and Community Variables on Adolescent Life Satisfaction
Jaime Alfaro, Javier Guzmán, David Sirlopú, Denise Oyarzún, Fernando Reyes, Mariavictoria Benavente, Jorge Varela, José María Fernández de Rota

11. Children and Young People’s Perceptions of Risk and Quality of Life Conditions in Their Communities: Participatory Mapping Cases in Portugal
Javier Martinez, Michael McCall, Isabel Preto

12. Family and Social Networks and Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Older-Adults in Spain
Vicente Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Fermina Rojo-Perez, Gloria Fernandez-Mayoralas

13. Digital Media, Identity and Quality of Life of a Local Ecuadorian Community in Andalusia (SE Spain)
Cristiano Codagnone, Pilar Cruz, Isidro Maya-Jariego

14. Quality of Life of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Spain
Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, Gloria Fernández-Mayoralas, Fermina Rojo-Pérez, Pablo Martínez-Martín, Maria João Forjaz

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Latino Culture, Social Work and Community Development

Publication year
Community Quality-of-Life and Well-Being
Page amount
16 pages
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