Citations with the tag: POLITICAL participation
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- Community action plan developed for Deer Park.
Dellwo, Adrienne C. // Journal of Business (10756124); 9/26/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 20, pA7
Reports the release of a community action plan of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce in Spokane, Washington. Details of the top priorities of the plan; Revitalization of the downtown area; Relocation of fair-grounds.
- chapter 1: Political Outlook.
Dellwo, Adrienne C. // Venezuela Business Forecast Report; 2007 4th Quarter, p6
The article presents the 2007 political outlook of Venezuela.
- The alienated American voter.
Harwood, Richard // Brookings Review; Fall96, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p32
Discusses the extent of political participation in the United States. Statistics on Americans' knowledge of government issues and personalities; Reason for the attitude towards government; Impact of the news media on the public's attitude; Political implications.
- Clear on Lake Tahoe.
Harwood, Richard // Christian Science Monitor; 8/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 174, p20
No abstract available.
- Family-friendly movement sees patience as a virtue.
Wagner, David // Insight on the News; 06/02/97, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p14
Focuses on pro-family groups and conservative politics. Why there are signs of discontent among conservative troops; Evaluation by psychologist Doctor James Dobson relating to the pro-family movement; Outcome of the survey on the increasing vocal role taken by Dobson about certain issues.
- Three tales of participation at work in government.
Burbridge, John // Journal for Quality & Participation; Mar95, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p20
Presents three cases of citizen participation which led to changes in government work in the United States. Empowerment of mental health recipients in New York in housing projects and case management; Features of the Model of Excellence employee participation program in Chicago, Illinois;...
- How to tell which way the wind blows.
Stephanopoulos, George // Men's Health (10544836); Nov95, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p138
Discusses procedures for determining wind directions to illustrate techniques for studying political trends in the United States before assuming a political stance. Use of socks for determining wind directions; Importance of taking a safe position; Wariness for anticipated storms.
- U.S. students can vote in Mock election.
Stephanopoulos, George // Reading Today; Oct/Nov96, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p39
Reports that students in the United States have still time to enroll in the 1996 National Student/Parent Mock Election on October 30, 1996.
- Finding the future of `citizen governance' in our past.
Box, Richard C. // PA Times; Apr98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the changes of roles of the local public professional due to the response from citizen demands within the United States. What the American public administrators assumed; Information on the standard model of community governance; Details on the politically powerful players in local...
- Enforcing mandatory recycling ordinances
Glenn, Jim // BioCycle; Mar1989, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p31
No abstract available.
- What we have here is a failure to communicate.
Frisby, Michele; Bowman, Monica // Public Management (00333611); Feb96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, pA-1
Presents a study conducted by The Harwood Group, Bethesda, Maryland, on American citizens' failure to participate in the United States political process. Why refusal to participate; What the Harwood research focused on. INSET: ICMA launches citizen outreach initiative; complimentary...
- Data collection for community action--the sentinel site experience in Angola.
Ruijter, Jose M. // Convergence; 1991, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p25
Examines the Sentinel Site experience, a data collection system for health which served as a basis for community action in Angola. History; Elements of the system; Benefits of site-specific information on the mobilization of local community organizations.
- Defining Uncommon Ground.
Peck, Richard L. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management; Jun2001, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p4
Editorial. Discusses the report `Defining Common Grounds: Long Term Care Financing Reform in 2001,' released by the Citizens for Long Term Care. Issues discussed in the report; Role of employers in purveying information about long-term care insurance.
- Citizen initiatives fertilize the grass roots.
Reed, Lawrence W. // Policy Review; Jul/Aug96, Issue 78, p11
Discusses various aspects of citizen participation in the United States. Discussion of contentious issues in political participation; Debate on affirmative action; Political reform; School choice.
- chapter 2: Country Summaries.
Reed, Lawrence W. // East Caribbean Business Forecast Report; 2010 1st Quarter, p27
The article presents several country summaries in Anguilla, Dominica and Guadeloupe pertaining to the country's political, economic and key sector outlooks.
- Web users more likely to vote.
Reed, Lawrence W. // American City & County; Oct96, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p68
Reports on the results of a study on the political participation of World Wide Web users in the United States. Number of Web users who are registered voters; Percentage of Web users who have participated in local, legislative or national elections; Potential role of the Web in politics;...
- How to participate.
Reed, Lawrence W. // Junior Scholastic; 10/7/94, Vol. 97 Issue 3, Election `94 p6
Focuses on the 1994 National Student/Parent Mock Election program to be held on November 3, 1994 in different centers nationwide in the United States. Issues of concern to young people; Conduct of the mock elections; Contact information.
- How you voted.
Reed, Lawrence W. // Junior Scholastic; 12/9/94, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p18
Reports on the National Student/Parent Mock Election held five days before the November 8, 1994 elections in the United States. Predicted victory of the Republican Party in Congress; Less success in the governor's races; Voting on key national issues.
- Political Advocacy: Engaging and activating employees.
Scott, Darrell // South Carolina Business; May/Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p6
The article discusses the South Carolina Prosperity Project which provides employees the proper information in evaluating candidates during elections and enables them to actively participate in governmental issues.
- Emerging prominence for HHW
Duxbury, Dana // Waste Age; Jun1990, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p37
No abstract available.
- Community support.
Duxbury, Dana // Las Vegas Business Press; 01/06/97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, The Business Voice p15
Presents news updates on community services in Nevada as of January 12, 1997. Includes holiday food drive sponsored by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors; Scholarship awarded by the Nevada Power Co.; Need for volunteers as crisis intervention counselors for the Community Action...
- Cutting through government red tape.
Duxbury, Dana // American Nurseryman; 4/1/95, Vol. 181 Issue 7, p10
Suggests calling the Capitol Hill office in Washington D.C. to cut through government red tape.
- Legal briefs.
Duxbury, Dana // Business Mexico; Feb1998, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p22
Looks at legislative and political activity in Washington D.C during January 1997. Information on House and Senate meetings; Details on the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement; Reference to restrictions of Mexican trucks to travel through points in the United States;...
- Program teaches kids to participate in the political system.
Duxbury, Dana // Curriculum Review; Dec90, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p22
Discusses information on the program called `Speak for Yourself' wherein children are encourage to participate in the American political process. Purpose of the program; How it helps the student.
- Don't be afraid to get involved.
Fiocco, M.J. // Transportation & Distribution; Sep93, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p56
Discusses the need to get involved in the legislative process. Making the time to get heard by politicians; Ignorance of the legislative process; Rules governing politics; Politicians as neighbors; Politicians' interest in opinion of constituents; Differing level of knowledge.
- The horse got all the coverage.
Wiesner, Pat // Colorado Business Magazine; Dec94, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p8
Discusses the author's participation in issues related to politics. Organizational meetings attended; Referendum and petition issues; Need for election reform; Significance of the national elections.
- China's favorite soldier.
V.L. // China Business Review; May/Jun90, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the mass political campaign launched in China in an attempt to rebuild socialist ideals and improve the army's image. Purpose of the campaign; Role of Chinese children in the campaign.
- Civic Searchlight strives for new vision.
V.L. // Crain's Detroit Business; 11/13/95, Vol. 11 Issue 46, p6
Opinion. Comments on the plans for the closure of Civic Searchlight, an organization that has worked to foster voter education and candidate accountability in Detroit, Michigan.
- Political resolve is hard to find.
Hill, David // Hill; 1/5/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p17
The article reports on the decreasing number of U.S. residents that have political resolve.
- Mock the vote.
Scott, Cintra // Seventeen; Nov94, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p64
Focuses on the National Student/Parent Mock Election on November 3, 1994 in the United States. Election for teenagers who are not old enough to vote; Help in decision-making from parents; Submission of a summarized report of the students' vote to the US Congress.
- Macias Bill Gives Kendall County Citizens a Voice.
Scott, Cintra // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX); 3/14/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p10
The article reports on the legislation filed by Representative Macias that would allow the citizens of Kendall County in Austin, Texas, to vote on granting the Commissioners' Court limited authority to manage growth and protect historical structures.
- Haiti's novel decentralization program gives a voice to the heartland.
Scott, Cintra // Hot Calaloo; May2012, p8
The article reports on the participation of several citizens in the Haitian cities of Jacmel, Leogane, and Port de Paix in the Ministry of the Interior's Community Cafes, the first phase of the Katye Pam Poze (KPP) program.
- Where are the issues?
Linden, Jack // Free Press (Buda, TX); 5/21/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p5A
The article presents a perspective concerning political activities surrounding Hays County, Texas.
- Minding your political P's and Q's.
Steingold, Fred S. // American Nurseryman; 10/01/96, Vol. 184 Issue 7, p49
Provides information for business owners and managerial staffs about certain laws relating to politics and the workplace. Right of the employees for time off to vote and to talk politics at work; Laws that control political contributions; Reason why a corporation cannot contribute to any...
- Political energy.
Samuels, Andrew // Tikkun; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p28
Discusses how the locus of political activity has shifted away from politicians and Washington D.C., to groups and people seeking a resacralization of politics. Difference between political energy and political power; Role for psychology and psychotherapy in a transformed politics.
- Civic Culture, Community and Citizen Participation in Contrasting Neighbourhoods.
Docherty, Iain; Goodlad, Robina; Paddison, Ronan // Urban Studies (Routledge); Nov2001, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p2225
This paper uses survey and qualitative evidence from four neighbourhoods in two cities to explore the hypothesis that citizen participation in urban governance is fostered by political structures and public policy as well as by a civic culture supportive of citizen involvement. The analysis...
- The pols are back, but who's listening?
Germond, Jack W.; Witcover, Jules // National Journal; 7/05/97, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p1385
Relates the disinterest of the people in Concord, New Hampshire in national politics. Intention of Malcolm Forbes Jr. to run in the year 2000 elections; State visits by potential candidates from both parties; Comparison to the 1992 primary.
- Guide to citizen education.
Germond, Jack W.; Witcover, Jules // Nation's Health; Mar95, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p20
Offers some tips on contacting policymakers and writing for local newspapers.
- BUDA BITS.
Grizzle, Sandra // Free Press (Buda, TX); 5/13/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p6C
The article presents several topics in Buda City, Texas including the winning city officials during the election held last May 9, 2009, the rescheduling of the Buda Clean Sweep and Yard Sale, and the incident on vehicles burglaries.
- Power to the people.
Sheehan, Patricia // Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional; Nov2011, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p6
No abstract available.
- Socialists bid to make council accountable.
Sheehan, Patricia // Green Left Weekly; 7/4/2012, Issue 928, p7
The article reports that a team of three experienced Socialist Alliance activists from Sydney will stand for the coming elections in Marrickville Council.
- Washington State tribes pitch a controversial voter dividend.
Trumbull, Mark // Christian Science Monitor; 9/11/95, Vol. 87 Issue 200, p1
Informs about the proposal for distribution of a share in slot machine revenues to active voters by the Washington State's Initiative 651 in an attempt to woo voters. Role of native Americans in defining the proposal; Arguments by the tribes to support legalization of slot machines in an...
- Party planners.
Burton, Sandra // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 07/01/96, Issue 27, p53
Focuses on the political activity in Hong Kong, with reference to China's 1997 takeover of the country. Speculation as to who will be the first Chief Executive of the Special Administrative Region; Indepth look at the Chinese Communist Party and the Macau Work Committee; Comments from a...
Burton, Sandra // U.S. News & World Report; 2/20/95, Vol. 118 Issue 7, p74
Mentions CongressTrack (Project Vote Smart), a new, free, and fast way to deterime if voting records of representatives jibe with their campaign promises on various issues. Contact point.
- Don't be an idios.
Townsend, Kathleen Kenned // Washington Monthly; Jun96, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p33
Focuses on political participation in the United States. Secret to restoring public faith in government; Treating American citizens like customers; Participation in the process of governing; Parental involvement in the public schools.
- Pakistan's Ruling Party Makes Gains in Senate.
AHMED, MUNIR // India -- West; 3/9/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 16, pA46
The article offers information on the political success of Pakistan's ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in the upper house of the parliament's legislative elections held on March 2, 2012.
- WHAT THE MEDIA SAY.
AHMED, MUNIR // Hill; 9/30/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 113, p32
The article reports on political participation involving the campaign strategy of presidentiables for the November 2008 election in the U.S. and the action made by the federal sytem on the bailout of the American International Group.
- Parallels in politics.
BEYAL, DUANE A. // Navajo Times; 10/25/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 43, pA7
The article discusses political activities taking place in Washington, D.C. and Window Rock, Arizona
- Maine's youngest voters.
Diamond, Bill // State Government News; Jun/Jul95, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p17
Reports on the proceedings of the 1994 National Student/Parent Mock Election in Maine. Participants; Procedure; Attitude of students towards the mock elections; Community's efforts.
- USA: The political gap between women and men widens.
Diamond, Bill // Women's International Network News; Autumn95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p78
Reports on the widening political gap between men and women in the United States. Gender gap on political opinions; Concerns over declining political participation of women; Major concerns of women outside of politics.