Unformatted text preview: Does not include in kind benefits such as food stamps Its not whether or not poverty line is accurate, but if it is realistic (pg. 256) • Poverty : income below minimal income-level in which people cannot meet basic needs • Anywhere the poor cut their budget… children and family suffers as a result o Other factors are not taken into account o High structural deficit… health insurance, social security. . o Poor are not easy to help • PAPER 2 o Think carefully what could we do to keep black middle class families in these neighborhoods—affluent/ good ones...
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- Fall '11