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Unformatted text preview: Day 25 Notes I t Takes More than Money to Be Successful Huff post education; huffingtonpost.com; Massachusetts special education funds misspent, auditor calls for collaborative reform Law students sue Motherjones.com/politics/2011/02/income-inequality-in-america www.npc.umich.edu/poverty/#2 low labor force participation means… huffingtonpost Pa, judge gets 28 years in ‘kids for cash’ msnbc.msn.com Foreign born blacks hit hardest of all – huffingtonpost Things we buy that used to be free… money.msn.com/how-to- budget/things-we-buy-that-used-to-be-free Wages Stagnate, thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/07/11/265311/graph- family-26- Unemployment discrimination: Who’s Afraid To Hire The Jobless? …. Huffingtonpost Highest Paid CEOs.. huffingtonpost Military spending waste: up to 60 Billion… huffingtonpost I t Costs to Be Poor Characteristics of the Poor US Poverty = over 43 million people-The poverty threshold (poverty line): the minimum level of income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate standard of living in a given country Predictors of Poverty- education [those that get it are less likely]-Age [young people, elderly, children]...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Mermis-cava during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '08