urbanstudies due 9.19.07

urbanstudies due 9.19.07 - Angela Shamay Theories of...

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Angela Shamay Theories of Impoverishment Urban Studies 101 Urban Poverty and Affluence Homework Assignment # 2 Due: 9/19/2007 1) Pretend you are a Republican Senator. Write a paragraph explaining your view of urban poverty. Describe why you think that some urban residents are poor. Tell us what should be done about urban poverty, from your conservative point of view. When you’ve lost your job and your home, you can’t help having that feeling of helplessness and motivational inadequacy. I propose programs that will motivate the poor, inspire self-sufficiency and self-esteem. Such programs will be therapeutic in helping the poor get back on their feet. I also propose restricted access to welfare benefits because it can cause dependency. People need to make their own money, because if they get it for free, they might not want to work hard. If your having problems getting a job, and you’ve lost all hope, don’t despair. People become poor because they have lost their motivation, not because their meant to stay poor. My programs will help
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