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Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) 1927-2003

Works: 527 works in 1,169 publications in 5 languages and 42,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, Contributor, Performer, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Host, Adapter, Redactor
Classifications: F128.9.A1, 301.451
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Beyond the melting pot : the Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City by Nathan Glazer( Book )

127 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Publications of the Joint Center for Urban Studies." Discusses the problems minority groups have faced in New York City and each group's special characteristics
Maximum feasible misunderstanding; community action in the war on poverty by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In reviewing the attempts to conduct Federal antipoverty programs with "maximum feasible participation" by residents of the communities involved, Daniel Moynihan describes the origin of this provision in sociological theory, then discusses the nature and the internal contradictions of the great national effort at social change conceived under the Kennedy administration and brought to fruition under the Johnson administration. An account is given of the intellectuals' quest for community during the 1950's; the professionalization of reform; the planning and establishment of the Mobilization for Youth (mfy) on Manhattan's Lower East Side; the President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency (1961-63) and the resulting plan for community action; the rise of haryou-act and similar organizations and the decline of mfy; and eventual conflict and disorganization within the community action movement. The author concludes that, to avoid pitfalls similar to those he describes, social scientists must have more reliable data before advocating and insisting on the adaptation of theoretical solutions for social and economic ills. An index and chapter notes are included. (Ly)
On understanding poverty : perspectives from the social sciences by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrecy : the American experience by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, chairman of the bipartisan Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy, here presents an eloquent and fascinating account of the development of secrecy as a mode of regulation in American government since World War I - how it was born, how world events shaped it, how it has adversely affected momentous political decisions and events, and how it has eluded efforts to curtail or end it. Senator Moynihan begins with the intriguing story of the Venona project, the Soviet spy cables intercepted during World War II and decrypted by the U.S. Army - but never passed on to President Truman. The divisive Hiss perjury trial and the McCarthy era of suspicion might have had a far different impact on American society, says Moynihan, if government agencies had not kept secrets from one another as a means of shoring up their power. He discusses the Bay of Pigs, Watergate, the Iran-Contra affair, and, finally, the failure to forecast the collapse of the Soviet Union, suggesting the many of the tragedies resulting from these events could have been averted had the issues been clarified in an open exchange of ideas
Pandaemonium : ethnicity in international politics by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years before the Soviet Union collapsed, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan stood almost alone in predicting its demise. As the intelligence community and cold war analysts churned out statistics demonstrating the enduring strength of the Moscow regime, Moynihan, focusing on ethnic conflict, argued that the end was at hand. Now, with such conflict breaking out across the world, from Central Asia to South Central Los Angeles, he sets forth a general proposition: Far from vanishing, ethnicity has been and will be an elemental force in international politics. Drawing on a lifetime of scholarship, the Senator provides in Pandaemonium a subtle, richly textured account of the process by which theory has grudgingly begun to adapt to reality. Moynihan - whose previous studies range over thirty years from Beyond the Melting Pot (with Nathan Glazer) to the much acclaimed On the Law of Nations - provides a deep historical look at ethnic conflict around the globe. He shows how the struggles that now absorb our attention have been going on for generations and explain much of modern history. Neither side in the cold war grasped this reality, he writes. Neither the liberal myth of the melting pot nor the Marxist fantasy of proletarian internationalism could account for ethnic conflict, and so the international system stumbled from one set of miscalculations to another. Toward the close of World War I, Woodrow Wilson declared the "self-determination of peoples" to be an Allied goal for the peace. Toward the end of World War II, Josef Stalin inserted "self-determination of peoples" into Article I of the United Nations Charter, defining "The Purposes" of the new world organization. This process has been going on ever since. The first phase, the breaking up of empire, was relatively peaceful. The second phase, presaged by the 1947 partition of India, is certain to be far more troubled, as fifty to a hundred new countries emerge. Moynihan argues, however, that a dark age of "ethnic cleansing" is not inevitable; that the dynamics of ethnic conflict can be understood, anticipated, moderated. Ethnic pride can be a source of dignity and of stability, if only its legitimacy is accepted. Moynihan writes in a learned, reflective voice: at times theoretical, but always in the end directed to issues of fierce immediacy. A splendid achievement, Pandaemonium begins the re-education of Western diplomacy
Ethnicity : theory and experience by Nathan Glazer( Book )

35 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen essays present theoretical exploration of modern ethnic identity, assertiveness, and conflict throughout the world and selective empirical studies of particular ethnic groups in various nations and parts of the world
Family and nation : the Godkin lectures, Harvard University by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the law of nations by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

15 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of American attitudes toward international law--reveals the abiding reverence for a law of nations and the attempts for almost two hundred years to make international law the centerpiece of foreign and strategic policy. Only in the last decade did a shift in values at the highest level of government change the goals and conduct of the United States
The politics of a guaranteed income; the Nixon administration and the Family assistance plan by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous place by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For eight months in 1975 and 1976, Danial Patrick Moynihan served the Unites States as its Ambassador to the United Nations. During a term of almost unprecedented controversy, editorial debate, and front-page headlines, he alerted both his country and the international forum of new forms of assault upon the democratic idea of human rights, which a new majority in the United Nations was trying to distort and which the developed democracies of the West were unwilling to defend. At issue were the principles that underlie all political freedom and are basic to the United Nations itself. By 1975 Soviet aims and Arab money had stirred up a movement to undermine the legitimacy of the state of Israel by equating (in defiance of history, logic, and language) Zionism with racism. Moynihan battled this lie in the field of ideas and on the floor of the U.N., and the eloquent fight he waged may have proved to be one of the turning points in the history of the United Nations and of U.S. foreign policy. This fiery and dramatic book is Moynihan's testimony of those eventful days." --from inside jacket flap
On equality of educational opportunity by Frederick Mosteller( Book )

26 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume are papers derived from the Harvard University Faculty Seminar on the Coleman Report. The Carnegie Corporation provided funds to support a faculty seminar for the academic year 1966-1967. Out of this seminar developed this present collection of articles written by a number of outstanding educators bearing on the main themes of the seminar. Included are: (1) a section dealing with the historical development of the Coleman Report and critical analyses of its content and practical applicability; (2) implications for the future of equal educational opportunity in America; and, (3) appendices describing the nature of research methodology employed in the Coleman Report. (Sb)
Toward a national urban policy by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles to go : a personal history of social policy by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Senator Moynihan has long been a defender of the policies whose fortunes he follows here, Miles to Go is in a sense autobiographical, an exemplary account of the social life of the body politic. As it guides us through government's attempts to grapple with thorny problems like family disintegration, welfare, health care, deviance, and addiction, it also reflects on larger, ongoing concerns about civil rights and the fate of capitalism. These, along with the meaning of the Contract with America, are all part of this trenchant analysis of the changing welfare state
Coping: essays on the practice of government by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Ambassador to India comments on social and political issues in America and the importance of defining problems so solutions can be found
Counting our blessings : reflections on the future of America by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business and society in change( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the family by Timothy M Smeeding( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book takes stock of the state of the family in the United States today and addresses the ways in which public policy affects the family and vice versa."--Jacket
Came the revolution : argument in the Reagan era by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides assessment of the Reagan years in the White House and of his administration by the senior U.S. Senator from New York
Violent crime : homicide, assault, rape, robbery by United States( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loyalties by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond the melting pot : the Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City
Alternative Names
Daniel Patrick Moynihan American politician

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Amerikaans politicus (1927-2003)

Daniel Patrick Moynihan amerikai szenátor

Daniel Patrick Moynihan personnalité politique américaine

Daniel Patrick Moynihan US-amerikanesche Politiker

Daniel Patrick Moynihan US-amerikanischer Diplomat und Politiker

Moynihan, Daniel P.

Moynihan, Daniel P. 1927-2003

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick.

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick 1927-

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick 1927-2003

Moynihan, Pat 1927-2003

Moynihan, Patrick

Данијел Патрик Мојнихан

Деніел Патрік Мойніган

Мойнихэн, Дэниэл Патрик

דניאל פטריק מויניהאן

دانيال باتريك موينيهان

دانیل پاتریک موینیهان افسر، دیپلمات، و سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

डॅनियेल पॅट्रिक मॉयनिहॅन


モイニハン, D. P

モイニハン, ダニエル・P



Secrecy : the American experiencePandaemonium : ethnicity in international politicsEthnicity : theory and experienceFamily and nation : the Godkin lectures, Harvard UniversityOn the law of nationsMiles to go : a personal history of social policyThe future of the family