The question of who benefits from the knowledge produced by social scientists is as relevant today as it was in the mid-sixties. At that time, numerous statements were made by prominent social scientists endorsing the partisan use of knowledge and the promotion of social change designed to reduce inequality (for example, see Becker, 1967; Gouldner, 1968).
Cummings, Scott and Lee, Joe J. C., "Community Service within the Urban University: A Case Study with a Political Message" (1982). Service Learning, General. 282.