ERIC Number: ED125598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Information, Perception and Regional Policy 1975.
Ewald, William R., Jr.
This is a report of the ACCESS (Alternative Comprehensive Community Environmental Study System), a prototype program in democratic policy making at the regional level. Presented first is a discussion of the relationship between science, technology, and regional policy and the use of visual communication for regional policy making. The second section of the report provides a summary of the project and the rationale for selection of Santa Barbara County, California as a region for study. The third section gives a presentation of the concept of the project, and the fourth section describes the design phase and the results of studies conducted in 1974. Activities and research for the future are described in section five. The appendix lists ACCESS publications, 35 references on visual perception, and the evaluators and consultants for ACCESS. (CH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Resources, Conservation (Environment), Decision Making, Government (Administrative Body), Information Seeking, Information Sources, Local Government, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, Regional Cooperation, Regional Planning, Regional Programs, Social Action, Telecommunications
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 038-000-00279-1), $2.65)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. RANN Program.
Authoring Institution: American Society of Landscape Architects Foundation, McLean, VA.
Identifiers - Location: California (Santa Barbara)