FSW EC - Tim O'Brien FSW 281-C Does Poverty Get under the...

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Tim O’Brien FSW 281-C Does Poverty Get under the Skin? It is fairly evident that a child that grows up in a deprived environment with little to no cognitive stimulation or safety will have developmental issues. The magazine, Pathways , dissects poverty, inequality and social policy in childhood. The magazine was very informative, and related to many topics we have covered in this course. Parenting practices play an enormous role in a child’s life, and this article has expanded my understanding as to how poor practices have such a large affect on a child’s development. I will first discuss illegal immigration and its social policy, and will then look at American poverty and its policy as a whole. I learned that 12 million, or 30 percent, of all foreign born individuals in the United States are illegal immigrants. This number has been growing ever since the 1990’s, despite increased efforts by the United States to lessen illegal immigration. I learned that these illegal immigrants, especially children, live in fear everyday—even when they are running simple
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course FSW 281 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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