Bibliography: Surveillance Education (page 61 of 81)

This annotated bibliography is compiled and customized for the Whistleblowers - Progressive Backgrounder website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Fred Beauvais, Larry K. Pickering, Robert E. Boyer, Gwendolyn J. Cooke, J. Allen, Kathleen Wright, Walter J. Hinckley, Sue Dabney, Richard Strassberg, and Robert Goodman.

Becker, Samuel L.; And Others (1986). Intercollegiate Athletic Committees: Dimensions of Influence, Journal of Higher Education. Analysis of the functions and responsibilities of faculty-dominated athletic committees indicated six dimensions of influence including: policy, autonomy, hiring, business, academic surveillance, and NCAA power. Seven predictors of degree of faculty control of athletic programs were found. Descriptors: Advisory Committees, College Administration, College Faculty, College Presidents

Strassberg, Richard (1997). The Final Barrier: Security Consideration in Restricted Access Reading Rooms, Reference Librarian. Examines an effective response to library or archive theft and vandalism of valuable materials: the restricted access reading room. Discusses the need for an alert staff, user identification, restriction of carry-in items, electronic surveillance, record keeping, limits to quantities of collection materials, exiting procedure, photocopying, theft and post-theft responses. Makes suggestions for further reading. Descriptors: Access to Information, Archives, Library Collections, Library Personnel

Information Reports and Bibliographies (1988). The FBI's Library Awareness Program: National Security vs Government Intrusion into American Libraries [and] The KGB and the Library Target. Presents statements made to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights by representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the library community concerning the surveillance of library users' reading habits as a national security measure. An FBI study on the extent of Soviet intelligence service's utilization of America's specialized scientific and technical libraries is also provided. Descriptors: Access to Information, Civil Liberties, Democracy, Federal Government

Allen, J. (1973). The Doppler Effect–A New Approach, School Science Review. Discusses the Doppler effect as it applies to different situations, such as a stationary source of sound with the observer moving, a stationary observer, and the sound source and observer both moving. Police radar, satellite surveillance radar, radar astronomy, and the Doppler navigator, are discussed as applications of Doppler shift.   [More]  Descriptors: Acoustics, Astronomy, College Science, Navigation

Hinckley, Walter J. (1974). Restaurant Sanitation: A New Approach, Journal of Environmental Health. The new approach taken by the New York City Health Department to the problems of surveillance and maintenance of high sanitation standards in food service establishments is explained. Results of a pilot study are presented followed by the new procedures and evaluation. Future plans are then indicated.   [More]  Descriptors: Food and Drug Inspectors, Food Handling Facilities, Food Standards, Health Conditions

Pecar, Janez (1995). Kriminalistika u istrazivackom novinarstvu (Criminalistics in Investigative Journalism), Medijska Istrazivanja (Media Research: Croatian Journal for Journalism and the Media). States that investigative journalism has a role of informal control and even surveillance over society, political parties, organizations, or individuals. Argues that the connection between criminalistics and investigative journalism should be recognized as to similarity of methodological approach. Notes the importance of the deontology of investigative journalism; thorough professional education of journalists; and distanced, objective information gathering. Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Information Sources, Journalism Education, News Reporting

Craig, Argentine S.; Cooke, Gwendolyn J. (1975). The Federal Government as a Change Agent in Higher Education and a Black College's Response to that Role, Journal of Negro Education. Suggests that the government can be helpful in effecting change in higher education without being intrusive and issuing unreasonable controls or subjecting the college to bothersome surveillance. Government agents demonstrate a willingness to learn how to deal with a non-elite institution–a black college.   [More]  Descriptors: Black Colleges, Change Agents, Federal Aid, Federal Programs

Munger, Ronald G. (1987). Sudden Death in Sleep of Laotian-Hmong Refugees in Thailand: A Case-Control Study, American Journal of Public Health. Surveillance for sudden deaths conducted among Laotian-Hmong refugees in Thailand revealed associations between sudden death in sleep and membership in the Green-Hmong subgroup, a family history of sudden death, and previous non-fatal sleep disturbances. Most victims are young men. Descriptors: Death, Health, Heart Disorders, Laotians

Boyer, Robert E. (1973). Remote Sensing of Earth–A New Perspective, Science Teacher. Photographs of the earth taken from space are used to illustrate the advantages and application of remote sensing. This technique may be used in such areas as the immediate appraisal of disasters, surveillance of the oceans, monitoring of land, food and water resources, detection of natural resources, and identification of pollution.   [More]  Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Earth Science, Environmental Education, Natural Resources

Luke, Carmen (1989). Luther and the Foundations of Literacy, Secular Schooling and Educational Administration, Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative. Outlines antecedents and consequences of typography and Sixteenth Century Protestant educational reform to show how curricular innovation led to a bureaucratic discourse of social control. Argues that compulsory schooling for mass literacy gave rise to the institutionalization of childhood, and to state-controlled techniques of normalization and surveillance. Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational History, Educational Sociology, European History

Pickering, Larry K. (1986). The Day Care Center Diarrhea Dilemma, American Journal of Public Health. Prevention and control of diarrhea in day care settings depends on: maintenance of hygienic standards; disease surveillance; adhering to a policy for exclusion of children with diarrhea; and education of staff. When diarrhea afflicts several children, isolating together can stop the spread of disease without interrupting normal operation. Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Day Care Centers, Disease Control, Hygiene

Brownson, Ross C.; Mayer, Jeffrey P.; Dusseault, Patricia; Dabney, Sue; Wright, Kathleen; Jackson-Thompson, Jeannette; Malone, Bernard; Goodman, Robert (1997). Developing and Evaluating a Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Project, American Journal of Health Behavior. Describes the development and baseline evaluation data from the Ozark Heart Health Project, a community-based cardiovascular disease risk reduction program in rural Missouri that targeted smoking, physical inactivity, and poor diet. Several Ozark counties participated in either intervention or control groups, and researchers conducted surveillance and evaluation to monitor changes in risky behaviors. Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Change, Cardiovascular System, Community Education

Beauvais, Fred; And Others (1989). American Indian Youth and Drugs, 1976-87: A Continuing Problem, American Journal of Public Health. Continuing surveillance of drug use among American Indian adolescents living on reservations shows them to have rates of use higher than those of their non-Indian counterparts. Marijuana use is particularly high. By the seventh grade, a significant number of youth have tried drugs. Few significant gender differences exist. Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, American Indians, Drinking

Myers, Dorothy (1978). Babysitting, Band-Aids, and Blood: A Survivor's Tale of Service under Siege, American Libraries. An adult librarian presents a commentary on the need for farseeing and painstaking site selection in urban locations. Contributing to the Ortega Branch Library's problems are its central location and extended hours of operation, the scheduling of adjacent facilities, structure and personality of the neighborhood, and the lack of police surveillance.   [More]  Descriptors: Branch Libraries, Librarians, Library Planning, Library Role

Taylor, Alton L.; Tackney, Catherine B. (1977). Historical Trends of Privacy Rights, New Directions for Institutional Research. Today's privacy/disclosure issues have been defined by a series of court decisions that illustrate adaptation to social change. Development of surveillance technology, increased use of individual testing, and interconnected computers have allowed abuses of individual privacy rights to which the law has recently responded. Descriptors: Bibliographies, Civil Liberties, Confidentiality, Constitutional Law

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