Essay On Food Instability In Nickel And Dimed

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The social factor that I have chosen to explain in the argumentative essay is food insecurity and housing instability which can lead to health problems. Food insecurity and housing instability is portrayed throughout the novel Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich revealing the life of a low wage worker. Once Barbara takes the challenge to live as a low wage worker she explains that minimum wage is too low to provide a good shelter and food on the table. Workers who are not paid enough have to make a decision about whether they can pay the rent with the money that the got or get food to eat. Many end up eliminating food because for them having a roof on their head is the most important so they have a place to go after long hours at work. In

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