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  • 4 1 Per 1000 Population
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    AVERAGE AMERICAN: A STATISTICAL REVIEW This research paper is about the average person in the United States. In this paper will write about how much education the average person receives, and how much money the average person makes. I will also write about poverty, family life, and mortality. In October of 1995 there were a total of 13,752,000 students enrolled in public high schools throughout the country. The average person will only complete high school and go on to college but not graduate f...
  • Child Poverty Rates
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    Children are this nations future and Canada's most precious resource. In Canada, families have the primary responsibility to care for, nurture and guide their children throughout the various stages of development. Canadian families are facing a difficult time. Challenged by economic insecurity, unemployment and a disintegrating system of social services and support, many parents are unable to meet the developmental needs of their children. In November 1989, all parties of the House of Commons vo...
  • Adjustments Rates Of Crime
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    Ending Poverty to End Crime In 1995, approximately 13.8 percent of the United States population was living below the Social Security Administrations (SS As) poverty standard. Many of those that do live below the poverty standard are given some form of assistance, be it monetary or otherwise yet, the amount of money given often results in resource deprivation. For example, in 1995, the daily amount of assistance given to a person on welfare for food was $3.66. This is barely enough to live off of...
  • Countries With Higher Poverty Rates
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    0. Introduction National poverty data are calculated using the official Census definition of poverty, under this definition poverty is determined by comparing pretax cash income with the poverty threshold, which adjusts for family size and composition. The federal government classified a family of four as "poor" if its cash income was less than $18,100; for a family of three, the poverty threshold was $15,020; for a married couple, $11,940; and for an individual, $8,860... The number of poor fam...
  • Poverty Rate Of 9 Percent
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    Chapter Four: Our Children and Their Overstretched Parents In her book The Missing Middle, Theda Skocpol focuses on the idea of middle-class America being left out of the benefits of many social policies instilled by the government. To illustrate her point, Skocpol argues topics relevant to different groups of Americans such as the elderly and children. She emphasizes the idea that the United States government once implemented social policies that worked, but as years have past, the government h...

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