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Unformatted text preview: what the welfare reform at the base of Hays writing seeks out to do. Macleod: Aint No Makin It Macleods writing looks at the group of people who view the whole prospect of rags to riches as completely unattainable due to the hopelessness and underachievement that they see in their own families. They view work as a necessity and do not look at it as a way to better themselves and their families. Macleod argues that these thoughts are a result of their social class and are very difficult to change. I have to agree with his argument because if all you see around you and in your immediate family is despair and hopelessness then naturally unless you are an extremely strong willed individual you are going to fall into that mold as well and stand no chance at bettering yourself....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCI 412 taught by Professor Amber during the Spring '11 term at UNC.
- Spring '11