The Culture of Poverty Essay by The Research Group

The Culture of Poverty
An analysis of welfare policies and politics in the U.S.
# 70441 | 690 words | 3 sources | APA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Sociology (Welfare)

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This paper presents an analysis of the "culture of poverty", both in the past and in contemporary society. The paper focuses on defining welfare policies as they perpetuate or break the cycle of poverty. The paper also looks at the concept of a culture of poverty, including attitudes toward money and the money-less.

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"The culture of poverty was a phrase coined during the ... that provides a psychological explanation of poverty and the poor. There are many definitions of poverty, but one of the most common equates poverty with deprivation..."

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