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Waks, Leonard J. – Education and Culture, 2014
In his books "Public Opinion" and "The Phantom Public," Walter Lippmann argued that policy leaders should deny the public a significant role in policymaking. Public opinion, he argued, would inevitably be ill-informed, self-interested and readily manipulated. In "The Public and its Problems," Dewey countered Lippmann…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Sciences, Community, Social Theories
Nordenstreng, Kaarle – Education and Culture, 1974
This thesis - together with the previous one related with the comprehension of messages - emphasises the importance of materialistic considerations (materialism in the philosophical sense of the term) in mass communication policies and also communication research. (Author)
Descriptors: Communications, Mass Media, Physical Environment, Policy Formation
Mennell, Stephen – Education and Culture, 1975
Between 1971 and 1975, fourteen towns, under the auspices of the Council of Europe, engaged in a systematic study of their cultural and recreational policies. Article provided some fresh thought about strategies in this important area of public policy. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Community Planning, Cultural Activities, Cultural Enrichment, Educational Research
Verpraet, J. – Education and Culture, 1975
The purpose of these remarks on financial procedure and cultural policies has been to plead for a more stringent approach in the dialogue between those whose role it is to give and create and those who are not content to be inactive beneficiaries. (Author)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Expenditures, Financial Policy, Local Government
Education and Culture, 1973
Discussed four different levels on which environmental teaching should be conducted. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Ecology, Environmental Education, Policy Formation
Education and Culture, 1977
Summarizes the four main themes dealt with at the Oslo Conference in 1976: the challenge to cultural policy in a changing society, cultural policy as an instrument for improving the quality of life, support and encouragement of artistic creation and cultural cooperation. Also considers four secondary themes: culture and the child, migrant workers,…
Descriptors: Artists, Book Reviews, Community Resources, Conference Reports
Dijckmeester, F. Th. – Education and Culture, 1975
Article described the efforts of Apeldoorn to assist in the evolution of a new methodology of local administration, viz, that of democratic integrated planning, i.e., " provide local authorities with certain means to help them to rationalize their cultural policy". (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Decision Making, Local Government, Municipalities
Coenen-Hunter, Josette – Education and Culture, 1975
Associations are media of both social participation and cultural life, playing an important part in community development. The scientific team of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, therefore focused its study on the characteristics of associations' memberships, their activities and their operational problems. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Data Collection, Evaluation Criteria, Group Membership