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Causes of Poverty in America
A research paper examining the causes of poverty in the United States and whether poverty can be ascribed to the individual or to society.
# 108456 | 4,346 words | 16 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Oct 07, 2008 in Sociology (Theory)


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Description:

This research paper analyzes the causes of poverty in the United States. It discusses the factors that affect poverty and then analyzes to what extent poverty is a result of social structure and to what extent it can be ascribed to individual factors. The paper also looks briefly at the future of poverty and the possibility of eventually eradicating poverty from our society.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Background and Statement to the Problem
Research Questions for Paper
Rationale
Theoretical and Conceptual Framework
Literature Review
General Views and Overviews
Alternative Views and Theories
Proposed Methodology
Implications for Research and Practice and Ethical Concerns
Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bradshaw T. K. ( 2006) Theories of Poverty and Anti-Poverty Programs in Community Development. Retrieved 16 October, 2007, from http://64.233.169.104/search?q=cache:zrn5ye2QmU8J:www.rprconline.org/WorkingPapers/WP06-05.pdf+theories+of+poverty&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=uk
  • Caughy, M. O., & O'Campo, P. J. (2006). Neighborhood Poverty, Social Capital and the Cognitive Development of African American Preschoolers. American Journal of Community Psychology, 37(1-2), 141+. Retrieved October 18, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5019576435
  • Curley, A. M. (2005). Theories of Urban Poverty and Implications for Public Housing Policy. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 32(2), 97+. Retrieved October 18, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5011100062
  • Curran, L. (2003). The Culture of Race, Class, and Poverty: The Emergence of a Cultural Discourse in Early Cold War Social Work. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 30(3), 15+. Retrieved October 18, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5002559421
  • Garth L. Mangum, Stephen L. Mangum and Andrew M. Sum. ( 2003) The Persistence of Poverty in the United States. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

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