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SOCI 305 1 Date Social Problems and Public Policy: Poverty SOCI 305 Poverty is overlooked Perceptions of poverty o Lack of effort o Bad parenting o Easy to escape o Mental illness, substance abuse o Education o Irresponsibility TANF o Number one group affected are children o No provision for childcare Increase in poverty rates Decrease in the “middle group” over time
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Unformatted text preview: Poverty level of children is considerably larger than that of older Americans The proportion of juveniles living below poverty level has declined substantially from its 1993 peak Medicare legislation caused a distinct decrease in elderly poverty...
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