ERIC Number: ED257718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Political Science's Responsibility to the Community: A Promise Fulfilled? Anniversary Sessions of the Department of Political Science, University of Illinois (75th, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, November 20-21, 1981). The Edmund James James Lecture.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Political Science.
This report contains the keynote speech, the panel discussions, and questions (with responses) from the audience for each of two major sessions on the responsibility of political science to the community. The focus of the first session was academic political science and public service. The keynote speaker was William N. Cassella. Panelists were Louis R. Pondy, Clark W. Bullard, and James D. Nowlan. In the second session, the major topic was academia and international relations and the usefulness of the discipline of political science to government service. The keynote speaker was Wei-ping Tsai. Panelists were Dina A. Zinnes, Werner Baer, George T. Yu, and Richard L. Merritt. The report concludes with two interviews--one with Clarence A. Berdahl, the second with Neil Garvey--concerning the history of the political science department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A history of the public administration program at the university, presented by Thomas Page, is also provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Government (Administrative Body), Government Employees, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, International Relations, Political Science, Public Administration Education, Public Agencies, Public Service, Public Service Occupations, Responsibility, School Community Relationship
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Political Science.