Defining and Measuring Peace: The Community Peace Index
This reliable index generates insights on how peace can be measured, accounted for, taken away, and created. It sets into motion the path by which communities achieve peace and recognize its role in improving global order. Capturing the essence of stability and social capital in a community it's possible to tailor interventions to achieve the maximum benefit in terms of optimizing peace. As a scientifically proven measuring tool, CPI™ can be applied to confined environments to communities emerging from conflict. New fields of inquiry begin by pondering a complex problem. What greater query than measuring peace? The development and implementation of the CPI™ serves as a scale to calibrate the effectiveness of positive interventions across cultures. It helps translate subjective assessments into objective measurements and provide a paradigm shift in our efforts in improving the human condition for the world today and the dreams for tomorrow.
Describe the psychometric test for measuring peace at a community level Evaluate the metric for measuring peace Assess effectiveness of the CPI for use in developing nations
Keywords: Community-Based Public Health, International Health
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