Thesis Statement On Poverty

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I. Introduction A. Thesis statement: A child’s early development is greatly impacted by living in poverty which leads to poor cognitive outcomes, school achievement, and severe emotional, and behavioral problems. II. Body Paragraph 1. Claim: According to (Short, 2016) poverty consists of two parts: a measure of need and resources available to meet those needs. Some of these measures are lack clothing, shelter, food and transportation. A lack of human capabilities such as skills, physical abilities or self-respect. This article which was focused on income-based poverty measures it also showed the lack of resources available resources to meet those needs. 2. Discussion: This sub-topic relates to the thesis statement in that living in poverty…show more content…
Claim: poverty as being a risk factor for behavior problems at an early age. This is a study of children from 1 ½ years to 5 years of age. B. This article states how poverty forms children behavioral development through its impact on parental psychological well-being. The report has a table that showed the mean levels of physical aggression and hyperactivity by age from 1 ½ to 5 years of age. One model that is used in this article was the family stress which states that economic hardship has a high level of stress (Conger & Donnellan, 2007). In that model, family stress had less nurturing and parental involvement. There were other factors such as depression marital conflict, anxiety, anger and alienation. Variables, potential mediators and control variables. 1. Evidence: Children living in economic hardships showed a high level of stress that could lead to behavioral problems. IV. Body Paragraph A. Claim: Per the article, for over a decade, Bronx Health REACH, a community health initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and led by the Institute for Family Health, had been implementing a far-reaching program focused on eliminating disparities in access to high quality health care and on improving the health-related behaviors that are risk factors for diabetes and related cardiovascular disease in the…show more content…
Evidence: (add information from other sources that also support the rebuttal) VII. Conclusion A. Concluding statement: Every child, regardless of his/her circumstances should be afforded the opportunity to thrive and live a productive life. VIII. A. Local, State and National Government leaders to advocate for Head Start funding because it has been cut by Trump’s Administration. References Short, K. S. (2016). Who Is Poor, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division, US Census Bureau, Volume 16, Number 3S46-3S51 Boivin, M., Booij, L, Cote, S., Lambert, J., Mazza, J., Pingault, J-B., Tremblay, R., & Zunzunegui, M. (2017). Poverty and behavior problems during early childhood: The mediating role of maternal depression symptoms and parenting, Vol 41 (6) pages 670-680 Kaplan, S., Madden, V., Mijanovich, T., & Purcaro, E. (2013). The Perception of Stress and its Impact on Health in Poor Communities 38: pages 142-149. DOI1 Burke, L. (2013). Head Start’s sad and costly secret---what Washington doesn’t want you to know, http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/01/14/head-start-sad-and-costlu-secret-what-washington-doesnt-want-to-know.print.html
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