Issues and Concerns of Unemployment in Malaysia For decades, unemployment is seen as a negative issue that affects a country all over the world including Malaysia. One person may become unemployed as long as he or she is involved in the labour market. If the unemployment issue is not solved, it will give rise to a series of social and economic problems in a country. The first impact of unemployment will cause an arise of criminal activities. Unemployment will drive someone to commit crimes as they are unable to afford their daily expenses.
Racial Stereotypes Racial stereotypes and discrimination have hindered the ability of minorities to attain success for years. These typecasts give entire races certain characteristics and personality traits that ultimately hurt the individuals chance at success such as obtaining a job, having a significantly lower annual income, and they have a much higher chance of falling victim to police brutality. All of these effects can greatly influence one’s chance and opportunity for success. These stereotypes may categorize an entire ethnicity as “lazy”, “troubled”, and/or “violent”. Because of this, hiring managers, officers of the law, and everyday citizens see individuals belonging to a minority and prematurely and subconsciously create a misconception of them.
In these last years, immigration and its effects on the society, the economy and the individuals have been discussed in every possible way. On the one hand, immigration is seen as an economic and cultural resource that can for example supply industries with new skilled workers or give new impetus to the artistic and intellectual life of the nation. But on the other hand, there are a lot of concerns that immigrants may take jobs away from the local workers, weigh on the already strained State coffers through the need for social services and economic aids, undermine traditional culture and lead to crime and other social ills. “Immigrants steal our jobs and have a negative impact on the economy” Some of the most recent and prominent studies
Due to this, it causes those who don't participate in criminal acts to be forced to commit illegal offences. High crime rates make it next to impossible for businesses to flourish, in turn affecting the jobs available. Less jobs mean more people are out of money--without money these people won't be able to pay their financial bills, consecutively cause them stress. With the
For example, in paragraph 20, he states “And greater inequality is associated with less mobility between generations. That means it’s not just temporary, the effects last. It creates a vicious cycle.” The evidence supports the claim by helping us understand that the American Dream is threatened because when there isn’t equality, there is less upward mobility between generations. It shows that the effects of inequality last by going through generations. The word “vicious” in this piece of evidence is persuasive because it causes the audience to see how bad the cycle between generations is bad and that it needs to
The social construction of disability as a problem occurred after the onset of capitalism. Many disabled people found themselves out of paid work, meaning they became a new category for dependency. Some people began to view them as a welfare burden which in turn created the social problem of disability. The media also have a huge impact on the social construction of problems. As the media have recently been portraying the disabled in a negative manner, members of the public now have the same views towards them.
For instance, of the causes are considered the extreme unemployment benefits, excessive minimum wage and hiring cost, too high real wages level, the disparity between the unemployed labour and job offers on the market in terms of skills and many others reasons (Bell, 2000). At the same time unemployment impacts the economy and the society. Economy experiences decreased spending power of the families and extra expenditure on unemployment benefits, the society meets changes in the mental health, crimes and violence, standard of living and others. There were many studies conducted on dependencies and mechanisms of unemployment. Unemployment can explained by many factors as well as inflation.
This will affect society because to offenders the value of gain will increase as the number of offenses increase. The cost of the crime to society is the difference the harm and gain of the offense. Eventually an offender’s marginal gains will decrease, due to diminishing marginal returns, causing more harm than gain for both the offender and
Drug abuse causes job performance to decline and too many sick days. This can lead to the loss of their job. Without income, it becomes hard to pay rent or mortgage, especially if all of their money is spent on drugs. Being addicted to drugs makes it very hard to get a new job, mainly because most job applicants have to pass a drug test in order to get hired. This can start a downward spiral.
Poverty’s effects on crime can be explained through a variety of reasons. There is a higher rate of mental illness among the poor than the rich. Poverty can lead to high levels of stress, which in turn drive individuals to commit theft, robbery or other violent acts. Moreover, poverty may lead to actual or perceived inferior education. Youth with less access to quality schools, jobs, and role models and opportunities end up spending time on the streets associating with gangs.