ERIC Number: ED166966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
American Civic Issues in the Light of European Experience.
Nostrand, Howard Lee
A second series of discussions of American civic issues in the light of European experience is summarized. The overall topics were: the third age of life as a resource in a community, health care, western Eurpoean communism, labor-management co-determination, language education, and the question of whether youth hostels should be subsidized in Washington State. The contributions in the first section include: "The Humanities and the Elderly" by Frances B. Nostrand; "Attitudes Toward Aging and Dying in Germany" by Inge Anderson; "Psychogeriatric Care in England" by Denise A. Klein; "Resources for the Resourceful Elderly" by Marthanna Veblen; and "Toward a More Creative Integration" by Carl Eisdorfer. The second section includes: "Social Values, Technology and Health Care in the United States" by Jeanne Q. Benoliel; "Problems in the European Systems" by Denise A. Klein; "Remarks on Health in France and the United States" by Jean-Paul Dumont; "The British Health System" by Paul Beeson; "Canadian Health Care" by Jack R. Cluck; "What Kind of National Health Program for the United States" by Dolores E. Little; and two articles by Lyle Mercer about health care and health insurance. The articles in the category of "Western European Communism" are written by Katia Walker, Victor Hanzeli, Abraham C. Keller, James Moceri, and Alberto Jacoviello. The articles in the section "Labor Management Co-determination" are written by Sherry McLeod, Philip Kienast, Louis O. Stewart, Borje O. Saxberg, Frederic Robert, Dean E. Frease, Melvin Rader, Cornelius J. Peck, and Jay Higbee. The articles in "Language Education" are written by Suzanne Ricard, John McFarland, and Howard L. Nostrand. The articles in "Should Youth Hostels be Subsidized in Washington?" are written by Joan Stoltenberg, Damian Bakewell, Joshua Lehman, Tim Hill, and Eleanor Lee. Summaries of discussion sessions and reading lists are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Communism, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, European History, Foreign Countries, Gerontology, Health Insurance, Health Programs, Health Services, Humanities, Labor Problems, Labor Relations, Language Programs, Language Role, Older Adults, Psychological Needs
Publication Type: Reports - General; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle.
Identifiers: Europe (West); Washington (Seattle); Youth Hostels
Note: For related document, see ED 146 811