Herbert j cans has spent many years to find the crucial reasons why people become the poor and who the poor actually are her books and the article “the war against the poor instead of programs to end poverty” are closely connected with these problems.
Gans,herbert j “the war against the poor instead of programs to end poverty” the war against the poor instead of programs to end poverty (1992): 461-65 rpt in writing in the disciplines: a reader and rhetoric for academic writers, 7th ed ed mary lynch kennedy and william j kennedy boston: pearson 2009 457-63 print. The war against the poor occupy wall street has already made the concentration of wealth at the top a central issue now, it promises to do the same with the realities of poverty.
Probing the deep psychological, social, and political reasons why americans seek to indict millions of poor citizens as “undeserving,” gans calls for a cease-fire in the undeclared war against the poor.
Some 471 million people, or 151 percent of the us population, now live in poverty—the highest number in fifty-two years, up from 117 percent of the population in 2000 it's time to stop blaming the victims and wage a new war on poverty.
In war against the poor gans' project is made in two parts that american culture and society have declared war on the poor both in the private and public sectors private firms outsourced jobs over seas and demand skilled over unskilled labor. This decline in coverage wouldn’t be the result of large numbers of people earning their way out of poverty instead, many poor americans would, for a variety of reasons — poor health, job.