Thus, this lack of nutrition and health deterioration from the food greatly contributed to the substandard conditions that internees endured during World War II. Due to the difficult living conditions Japanese Americans were forced to endure, they were treated extremely poorly by the
1.0 Introduction Life expectancy, as indicator of development, varies widely throughout the many regions of the world. It is reflective of a country’s net welfare position and circumstances that exist in that country. Life expectancy is associated with socio-economic and economic factors like income, the level of health care, education, sanitation, and other factors such as the availability of clean water, disease and crime. As Mahfuz Kabir (2008) puts it, life expectancy is a function of economic factors and non-economic factors. Based on this assumption, a country life expectancy then becomes dependent on the quality of the combination of factors that exist within that country.
Slums are squalid and overcrowded urban streets or districts inhabited by very poor people. All slums have different living conditions. Housing in slums is built on land that the occupant does not have legal ownership to and without any urban planning or obedience to zoning control. In slums, misconduct and bankruptcy are high. These settlements lack water, sanitation, garbage systems, storm drainage, street lighting, paved sidewalks, and roads for emergency access.
The main 5 factors are said to be ignorance, disease,apathy,dishonesty and dependency. Ignorance meaning that people who suffer in poverty have a lack of knowledge there isn 't enough information comprehended to help themselves. Disease which is highly known to be strong enough to break someone down emotionally and physically so clearly when disease becomes part of a community it 's easy for that community to fall into depression which can lead to poverty because of the little amount of work being done by the people who make up that population. Apathy is being in the state where one simply does not care, a feeling of where one has little to no power to even try to make a change. Dishonesty and dependency are both tied into ignorance, ask yourself why would someone want to constantly have to depend on the help of others or the government for the rest of their lives to make a living when they can simply get up and make a change for
Both issues provide pathways to accumulate each other overtime. Victims of poverty are not able to provide health care. Victims of bad health fall into the depths of poverty creating a most often times inescapable cycle. “Marginalised groups and vulnerable individuals are often worst affected, deprived of the information, money or access to health services that would help them prevent and treat disease” (Key Facts). Underprivileged individuals are most often grouped together and kicked to the curb as a whole.
Starvation, treatable and untreatable diseases because a person living under such harsh conditions do not have any access to health care or food and sometimes are forced to engage in various behaviors that exposes them to HIV/Aids, crack, harsh drinking problems and some become suicidal and or harm others because they are unable to cope with society and leaving in poverty. In the article, Human Development,
More importantly, the landfill was located above the water table only five to ten feet. That is an enormous threat for the residents that live around. What’s more, experts aruged that where the landfill sitting was not making any scientific sense. Even though the location of the landfill made no sense, the government still place the landfill in such unreasonable location. This is a kind of environmental discrimination based on the poverty because this area is one of the poorest areas in the whole country.
Poor people are unknown of their lack of voice, power, and rights, which leads them to exploitation. Poor people being unable to take part in social and cultural norms leads to breakdown of social relation among the people The effects of poverty can be mainly categorized as unemployment, illiteracy, food security, psychological well-being, increased crime rate, child health, homelessness etc. Major effect of poverty is unemployment to those without land or dependable wage labor. Poor people can rarely find permanent, salaried job in the village or even in the city. Poor people engage in informal and daily wage labor with no security and low earnings.
has a clear foundation in social equality and political consciousness. Before delving into specific case studies, the term “welfare state” must be defined in order to provide a baseline understanding of the institution being discussed. In the context of this paper, welfare state can be defined as “a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in protecting and promoting the economic and social well being of its citizens.” Under the welfare state model, equal opportunity, equal distribution of wealth and mutual responsibility are firmly sought after goals that are reinforced by social insurance programs and universal provision of education, healthcare and housing. The degree to which such benefits are provided varies between