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  • Places Blame Of Poverty On The Individual
    763 words
    Poverty Poverty is defined as "the state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts. (" More children live in poverty in the United States than in any other developed country (p. 192, Parrillo). Generally, poverty is blamed either on the individual or the system. Several dimensions such as intelligence, poverty culture, family life and the system of capitalism give explanation as to why poverty exists in the U.S. Intelligence has been labeled as one of the factors o...
  • Reason For The Decline In School Performance
    390 words
    Throughout the history of mankind, family structure, values and qualities were fairly well remained. However, in todays society, due to lack of religion and morality among other things, the family value system is rapidly failing. Our society must emphasize the good values of the traditional family. Poverty, crime, and declining school performance are three of the greatest concern that can be attributed to children being raised in untraditional families. When parents divorce, instead of having th...
  • Of Confucius's Ideas
    580 words
    Confucius, an ancient Chinese philosopher was one of the most influential people in Chinese history, because of his wisdom and fair mind. Confucius was so influential that today there is even a religion based on his ideas. Many os Confucius's ideas had to do with a proper family life with rule to mold a good future citizen. He does state a difference between civic obedience and filiality, because civic obedience makes a child rebellion. According to tradition, Confucius was born in the state of ...
  • Poverty Of The Family
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    The play Raisin in the Sun deals with an urban family and their pursuit of their dreams. The family has to work to overcome the poverty that they live in before they can pursue those dreams. This poverty is shown through the worn appearance of their apartment. Rose and Mama try to make their poor apartment appear to be a home in where there is still hope. Even so, the setup of the apartment and the closeness ensure that conflicts about individuals dreams are inevitable. The entire set, along wit...
  • Poverty Level From A Disgrace
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    The Impoverished Few A young boy walks through the mud bare-footed towards his one room shack. He opens the waterlogged door to find his young mother feeding his eighteen month old sister cold beans. He walks towards the kitchen, which is really just a three-legged table, a lawn chair and a stove, and scoops the remaining beans from the stove onto a plate for himself. He gives his mother a kiss on the cheek and walks towards his corner of the room. His mother wipes a tear from her eye. Tonight s...
  • Family Values Into Our Society
    366 words
    Throughout the history of mankind, family structure, values and norms were fairly well remained. However, in today's society, due to lack of religion and morality a mont other things, the family value system is rapidly falling. Our society must emphasize the good values of the traditional family. Poverty, crime, and declining school performance are three of the greatest concern that can be attributed to children being raised in untraditional families. When parents divorce, instead of the income ...
  • Example Many Single Parents In California
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    There is a very wide range of income for individuals and families in California. In our society today, we have 3 types of classifications of people. The wealthiest of people are called the upper class, then there is a middle class which is the average income, and lastly there is the lower class. The lower class is considered to be in poverty. Poverty is a condition in which a person or family does not have the means to satisfy basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, and transportation. Poverty i...
  • Welfare Reform
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    The article I choose is one that brought together many components of everyday life, a life that many of us many not be familiar with. When I first sat down to read my article I would have never thought that it would have had such an impact on me. The impact was one that was not only emotional but at the same time it altered my way of thinking about my own situation. Therefore, it would be near impossible to give one solid reaction, instead this article was the beginning of a long thought process...

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