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The War Against the Poor: The Underclass and Antipoverty Policy

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"In his withering dissection of the origins and misuse of the term "underclass" to stereotype and stigmatize the poor, Herbert J. Gans shows how this ... Show synopsis

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  • The War Against the Poor: The Underclass and Antipoverty Policy (Basic Books (AZ)) – Trade paperback (1996)
    by Professor Herbert Gans

    The War Against the Poor: The Underclass and Antipoverty Policy

    Trade paperback, Basic Books (AZ)
    1996
    English
    208 pages

    ISBN: 0465019919
    ISBN-13: 9780465019915

    In his withering dissection of the origins and misuse of the term "underclass" to stereotype and stigmatize the poor, Herbert J. Gans shows how this ubiquitous label has relegated a wide variety of people--welfare recipients, the working poor, teenage mothers, drug addicts, the homeless, and others--to a single condemned class, feared and despised by the rest of society. Probing the deep psychological, social, and political reasons why Americans seek to indict millions of poor citizens as "undeserving," Gans calls for a ... Show more

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