Date of Award

5-1-1979

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Atlanta University (AU)

Degree Name

M.P.A.

Department

Public Administration

First Advisor

Professor George Kugblenu

Abstract

The intent of this paper is to identify and recommend solutions to the lack of effective participation of the poor in the decision-making process of the Community Action Agencies in Georgia.

The first section consists of the introduction, which contains the agency's background information. The second section presents a picture of how the poor people participate in the decision-making process of the Community Action Agencies. Section three gives alternatives to the present status. The forth section deals with conclusions and recommendations to improve participation of the poor people in the Community Action Agencies in Georgia.

The main sources of information were interviews, personal observations and findings, readings of published and unpublished materials.

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