Six. The War on Poverty

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Edward R. Schmitt

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch6

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Schmitt, E. R. (2011) The War on Poverty, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494

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Keywords:

  • domestic policy;
  • War on Poverty;
  • against communism, in Vietnam;
  • LBJ's attack on poverty, 1964;
  • community action, antipoverty legislation;
  • War on Poverty, political divides;
  • Community Action Program (CAP);
  • Patterson, noting OEO's inconsistencies;
  • Quadagno's study, a turning point

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References

  • Further Reading