Maximum feasible misunderstanding: community action in the war on poverty

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Describes the origin, implementation and results of the sociological theory, incorporated in the 1964 Opportunity Act, that anti-poverty programs be carried out with the maximum participation of community residents

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Application of social theories for social amelioration. Moynihan's contention is that social science has an important role to play--but only for measuring the impact of policy, not prescribing ... Read full review


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Daniel Patrick Moynihanis the senior Senator from New York. A former professor of government at Harvard University, he has served as Ambassador to India and to the United Nations, where he represented the United States as President of the Security Council.