By: Charles Baron
Because morality has become a contest of objective speculation. The three "I's", illiteracy, illegitimacy, and illicit drug use are the reasons why so many people are living below the poverty line in America.The modern welfare state, in particular the baby boomer generation that will...
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By: Krystle Hernandez
The theories that explain the causes of poverty among the urban underclass are stretched out on a continuum. On the far left we have an individualistic theory, on the far right, structural theory, and somewhere in the middle there is a situational theory.The structural...
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By: DM Zwack
Mr. Kennedy's assertion that the percentage of people in poverty in the United States is the highest in the developed world is often repeated; Paul Harris, a correspondent for the London Observer working in the United States, has made the same claim. But where is...
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By: Anonymousx
It is true that poverty has become a real problem in the United States with poverty levels up past even 20% in some cities. This is a paper that I wrote about a city who has decided to do something about it, in a...
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By: Jonathan Young
U.S. poverty is caused by an interplay of economic, psychological, and cultural factors that are too complex to reduce to a hypothesis. Most firmly-held beliefs about the causes and nature of poverty can be assessed as pop psychology, and more nuanced approaches in social...
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By: Lauren Shain- Raque
A World In Need Our world as of today is in dire need of change. There are so many things in this world that we pass by every day with not so much as a backward glance. Here in the U.S. we face problems...
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By: E. Manning
U.S. Recession: Poverty Beyond the StreetsThe U.S. census reports that 36.5 million people or 9% of the population were living within the technical definition of poverty in 2006. "There is still a generation of no progress against poverty," said Sheldon Danziger...
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By: Samia Ali Arroyo
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15.0 percent of all Americans were living at or below the poverty level in 2011. There are various reasons why this is the case, most of which are not of their making. Some claim that the majority...
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