ERIC Number: ED392897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Increasing Understanding of Public Problems and Policies, 1995.
Halbrook, Steve A., Ed.; Merry, Carroll E., Ed.
This document contains abstracts and the complete texts of 19 papers that were presented at a conference held to improve the policy education efforts of extension workers responsible for public affairs programs. The following papers are included: "Microwave Society and Crock-Pot Government" (Bill Graves); "Citizen Participation, Social Capital and Social Learning in the United States, 1960-1995" (Carmen Sirianni); "Citizen Involvement--Federal Level" (Sam Brownback); "Citizen Involvement in Public Policy Formation from the Perspective of a Rural Kansas Senatorial District" (Janis Lee); "Johnson County Citizens Are Involved with Local Government" (Johnna Lingle); "The Past and Future: Social Contract, Social Policy, and Social Capital" (Cornelia Butler Flora, Jan L. Flora);"Asset-Based Alternatives in Social Policy" (Michael Sherraden, Deborah Page-Adams); "Application Opportunities in Public Issues Education" (Alan J. Hahn); "National Policy Trends: Implications for Resource Conservation" (Jeffrey A. Zinn); "Civic Environmentalism and National Environmental Policy: Reform or Rollback?" (DeWitt John); "Whose Land Is It Anyway? Endangered Species, Private Property, and the Fight for the Environment" (Jon H. Goldstein); "Consumer Perceptions of Risk: Implications for Food Safety Policy" (Margy Woodburn); "Economic Issues Associated with Food Safety" (Stephen R. Crutchfield); "1995 Farm Bill; Will We Decouple?" (Barry L. Flinchbaugh); "1995 Farm Bill" (Ronald D. Knutson); "Industrialization of Agriculture: What Are the Policy Implications?" (Michael Boehlje);"Sustainability: Observations, Expectations and Policy Implications" (Dana L. Hoag, Melvin D. Skold); "Understanding the Changing Structure of American Agriculture" (Don Paarlberg); and "Understanding the Changing Structure of American Agriculture" (Harold F. Breimyer). Also included are lists of the conference's invited poster/display session topics and conference participants. Some papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agriculture, Citizen Participation, Conservation (Environment), Consumer Protection, Employment Patterns, Environmental Standards, Extension Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Food Standards, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Industrialization, National Programs, Policy Formation, Public Affairs Education, Public Policy, Rural Areas, Rural Extension, Social Change
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, IL.
Identifiers: Kansas; Proposed Legislation; Sustainable Agriculture
Note: Papers presented at the National Public Policy Education Conference (45th, Overland Park, KS, September 24-27, 1995). For the 1994 version, see ED 386 332.