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Find Out More about Community Wellbeing

Websites

http://www.gallup.com/tag/Community%2bWellbeing.aspx

http://businessjournal.gallup.com/content/127217/Giving-Community-Wellbeing.aspx

http://www.connectedthebook.com/

http://bowlingalone.com/

http://www.bettertogether.org/

http://www.tcaging.org/

http://www.lizziebee.org

Books & Articles

Christakis, N., Fowler, J. (2009). Connected.  New York: Little, Brown, and Company.  

Diener, E., Seligman, M. (2009). Beyond money.  In Diener, E. (Ed.), The science of well-being:  The collected works of Ed Diener.  New York: Springer.

Doherty, W. J., & Mendenhall, T. J. (2006). Citizen health care: A model for engaging patients, families, and communities as coproducers of health. Families, Systems, & Health, 24(3), 251.

Fifer, S. Sloan Fifer, S. (1994). 50 ways to help your community. New York: Doubleday.

Hancock, T. (1993). Health, human development and the community ecosystem: three ecological models. Health Promotion International, 8(1), 41-47

Haworth, J. T., Hart, G., (Eds).  (2007). Well-being. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Helliwell, J., Putnam, R. (2005).  The social context of well-being.  In Huppert, F., Baylis, N., Keverne, B.  (Eds.), The science of well-being.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Marmot, M. (2004). The status syndrome: How social standing affects our health and longevity. New York: Times Books.

Miller, W. D. (2011). Healthy homes and communities: Putting the pieces together. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(1), S48. 

Nelson, G., & Prilleltensky, I. (2005). Community psychology: In pursuit of liberation and well-being. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

O'Brien, M.S. (2002). Social capital and sense of community: The relationship of individual perceptions of community social dynamics and fear of crime. Dissertation Abstracts International.B.the Sciences and Engineering, 63(4-B), 2109.

Peat, F.D. (2005). Gentle action: Bringing creative change to a turbulent world. Pari, Italy: Pari Publishing.

Prilleltensky, I., & Prilleltensky, O. (2006). Promoting well-being: Linking personal, organizational, and community change. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Putnam, R. D. (2001). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Putnam, R. D., & Feldstein, L. (2004). Better together: Restoring the American community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Rath, T., Harter, J. (2010). Wellbeing: The five essential elements. New York: Gallup Press.

Neighborhoods Task Force (SNTF) of Toronto.  (2004). Role of Community Infrastructure in Building Strong Neighborhoods.   Accessed April 14, 2013 at http://www.toronto.ca/demographics/sntf/rp2.pdf

Wiseman, J., Brasher, K. (2008). Community wellbeing in an unwell world: Trends, challenges, and possibilitiesJournal of Public Health Policy, 29, 353-366.

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