Popular Government

Popular Government back issue: Vol. 62, No. 4, Summer 1997

See links to select online articles from this issue below.


Public Comment at Meetings of Local Government Boards: Part One: Guidelines for Good Practices
John B. Stephens, A. Fleming Bell, II
Sunday, June 1, 1997

This two-part article addresses public comment at regular meetings of local government bodies in North Carolina. Part two is available here.

publiccommentp1.pdf (pdf, 422.23 KB)
Advance Directives for Medical Decision Making in North Carolina: Rights, Duties, and Questions (Part Two)
Nancy M. P. King, Arlene M. Davis
Sunday, June 1, 1997

All people have a powerful interest in retaining control over decisions about their own health care and medical treatment. Some of the important and difficult health care decisions they face concern their preferences for the treatment they want-or don’t want-when they cannot speak for themselves. This is Part Two of an article intended to provide basic information that individuals, families, health care providers, and policy makers in North Carolina can use to improve popular and professional understanding and implementation of advance directives for medical decision making.

Part one is available here.

Board-Manager Performance Evaluations: Questions and Answers
Peg Carlson
Sunday, June 1, 1997