3.1.09 - • I I. INDIVIDUAL LEVEL POPULAR VIEWS OF POVERTY...

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Unformatted text preview: • I I. INDIVIDUAL LEVEL POPULAR VIEWS OF POVERTY • The poor is responsible for being poor. Lazy, not smart, their decision that force them into poverty. Individuals tend to blame themselves. • Blame victim for being poor BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS • Darwins theory of evolution. Living organisms, some die off, theory, survival of the fittest. Certain plants and vegetation that can survive only certain environment, can’t switch. • Ex. Deer in Michigan. You must kill some off because there are limited resources, i.e. food. No food for deer, some must die for others to survive. • The young the weak the sickest will die first. Only the fittest will survive. • Apply to humanism. Social Darwinism. Social scientists. • Those people in human society success who are physically the best. Biologically, genetically, race wise, superior. • According to social Darwinism in societies the mechanism is like other living organisms based on Darwin’s theory, those individuals are...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course ISS 215 taught by Professor Lang during the Spring '06 term at Michigan State University.

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3.1.09 - • I I. INDIVIDUAL LEVEL POPULAR VIEWS OF POVERTY...

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