This perspective piece aims to spur conversations between quality of life, community well-being, and community development scholars and practitioners. The article showcases overlaps in concepts found across journals devoted to those three fields of inquiry. The major themes from those overlaps are discussed, so future directions for interdisciplinary research can be identified. The article finishes with specific attention to exploring how collaborations between the fields of quality of life (QoL), community well-being (CWB), and community development (CD) can better inform community development practice, so that community well-being and quality life can be positively shifted through evidence-based practice.
Talmage, Craig A.
"Community Development, Quality of Life, and Community Well-Being: Three Fields Ripe with Opportunities for Future Research and Practice,"
Community Development Practice: Vol. 24
, Article 4.
Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/cdpractice/vol24/iss1/4