Posted: January 11th, 2017
poverty in America: the official definition and the characteristics of the poor
Briefly describe what you know about poverty in America: the official definition, the characteristics (other than lack of resources) of the poor, and any other facts you think are useful to know.
ii) Briefly describe the major explanations for why poverty continues to exist in the United States., one of the richest countries in the world.
iii) Have government attempts to reduce poverty been at all successful? Why or why not?
What else or what more could/should the federal government do to help individuals and families improve their socioeconomic status?
If successful, would the cost be worth it?