Poverty in the United States Essay by Master Researcher

Poverty in the United States
A literature review on the potential causes of poverty in the U.S.
# 40095 | 1,150 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 06, 2003 in Sociology (General) , Literature (General)

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This paper gives two definitions of poverty (relative and absolute) and discusses the potential causes of poverty, mostly drawn from Harold Kerbo's book, "Social Stratification and Inequality", but also from Michael Harrington's study, "The Other America". The paper draws the distinction between subsistence and freedom from poverty, and discusses potential solutions to the problem of poverty in industrialized nations.

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