Children In Poverty

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CRITICAL REVIEW: MORE CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY NOW THAN DURING RECESSION INTRODUCTION In this article, the author of USA Today News, Jennifer Calfas is written the articles of topic “More children are living in poverty now than during recession”. She present this article in the form of an essay in which she shares her research and analysis about the factor of children living in poverty in United State and what affect the percentage of children living in poverty become higher in United State. This paper will review Jennifer Calfas research as well as her main arguments, and will evaluate the factor that affects poverty to children and how to solve the problem of poverty within this article. SUMMARY The subject of this article is to review…show more content…
Based on research, we can prove that reductions in poverty do not reliably reduce racial inequality, nor do they inevitably reach low income people of color. The poverty rate among American India and Latinos taken together was still 2.6 times greater than that for white Americans. This disparity was stunning, yet it was the smallest difference in poverty rates between whites and others in more than three decade. And from 2001 to 2003, as the economy slowed, poverty rates for most communities of color increased more dramatically than they did for white, widening the racial poverty gap. According to Stephanie Hogenson, the research and policy director at the Children’s Defense Fund in Minnesota shows that the programs that provide publicly subsidized health care to low-income individuals in the state tend to mostly benefit white children. Modern and historical forces combine to keep many communities of color disconnected from networks of economic opportunity and upward mobility. Therefore, poor people of color are also increasingly more likely than whites to find themselves living in high poverty neighborhoods with limited resources and limited options. Deirdre Bloome, an assistant professor of sociology and faculty associate at the Population Studies Center at the University of…show more content…
This article of research suggest that many of the factor that cause poverty but research also realized that they just focus on what best for children but doesn’t ensure that those programs are accessible and easily utilized by children of color and their family. ‘Doing the things right’ just can give the what the best to children but the most effectiveness way to eliminate the poverty is ‘doing the things right’ that is ensure that the entire program are accessible by their family. Therefore, the family can give the good quality of life to their children. This section contains an evaluation of article. The percentage of children live in poverty higher and higher and the rate of poverty cannot reduce because of several factors. If did not solve problem that bring about poverty properly, then the rate of children living in poverty also will become higher because this will extent to next generation and they did not realized that they need to change the
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