Henry Barbier Sirgo

McNeese State University
Social Sciences

416 W SCHOOL ST
LAKE CHARLES , Louisiana
United States of America
70605-2771
hsirgo@mcneese.edu

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As McLeod Endowed Professor, I presented a paper titled "Legislators and Civil Rights in Louisiana and the United States", to the 2016 American Political Science Association Conference. I am continuing to research how the civil rights sections of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 were developed.

Citation:
"U.S. Import and Export of Firearms," (book chapter in progress) for Glenn Utter, editor, Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy (Praeger Press) 2015.
Abstract: The study examines the history and regulatory framework of United States importing and exporting of firearms, and its effects on the United States balance of trade.
Citation:
"Legislative Hearings," in George Thomas Kurian, Editor in Chief, The Encyclopedia of Political Science (CQ Press, 2011).
Abstract: The entry elucidates how legislative hearings function to compile information about policy-related issues.
Citation:
Establishment of Environmentalism on the U.S. Political Agenda in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century: The Brothers Udall (Edwin Mellen Press, 2004).
Abstract: The work examines the environmental stewardship of U.S. Secretary of the Interior Lee Stewart Udall by making intensive use of archival materials from the Morris K. Udall Archives at the University of Arizona and the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College.

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy
Environmental Policy
Governance SECONDARY
Health Policy
Science and Technology Policy
Social Policy PRIMARY
Urban Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy History PRIMARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY
Public Opinion

Keywords

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CIVIL RIGHTS