There are many ways in which society contributes to influencing poverty and one

There are many ways in which society contributes to

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which society contributes to influencing poverty and one of them is the unequal distribution of income. Since societies shifted from manufacturing economies to service-based economies this had led to income inequality (Factors Affecting the Distribution of Wealth & Income, n.d., n.p.). Factors Affecting the Distribution of Wealth & Income wrote, “This shift favors the educated anddisfavors skilled laborers” (n.d., n.p.). Government policies also affect the unequal distribution ofincome in society because of tax policies and monetary policies in which the government decideshow much they can tax and who they can tax (Factors Affecting the Distribution of Wealth & Income, n.d., n.p.). The theoretical perspective that best aligns with poverty is the conflict perspective. Sullivan explained, “The conflict perspective is based on the idea that society consists of different groups who struggle with one another to attain the scarce societal resources that are
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