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The Working Poor
A discussion of the working poor.
# 122301 | 750 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Welfare)

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This paper looks at the working poor in America. It discusses the problems they face, why they cannot get ahead. It also examines the way politics and business work to keep them down, and what changes need to be made so they can take part in the American dream.

From the Paper:

"In .. million people in America lived at or below the official poverty line U S. Though many of these were children and adults who did not participate in the work force,... million were classified as working poor. The poverty rate for those usually employed full-time was ... percent but the majority of the working poor, three-fifths, were working full-time. Young workers were more likely to live in poverty than older workers. "

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