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Differences Between Poverty And Inequality

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Poverty and inequality
Who is to really blame for the increasing poverty and inequality in our fast growing world? Scope and Rationale: In my study I am going to analyze the physical and human factors that lead to poverty and inequality. It also spells out some of the measures which could be taken by me as a responsible citizen of today’s world and also by the concerned government authorities and role of NGOs. I chose this topic because in this fast growing world people still suffer from inequality which often leads to poverty. I was cribbing about new clothes but when I was passing through a slum, I thought about the children who couldn’t wear decent clothes and here I was asking for more.
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The stereotypic (and simplistic) explanation persists—that the poor cause their own poverty—based on the notion that anything is possible in America. Some theorists have accused the poor of having little concern for the future and preferring to “live for the moment”; others have accused them of engaging in self‐defeating behavior. Still other theorists have characterized the poor as fatalists, resigning themselves to a culture of poverty in which nothing can be done to change their economic outcomes. In this culture of poverty—which passes from generation to generation—the poor feel negative, inferior, passive, hopeless, and…show more content…
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