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In economics and sociology, the cycle of poverty is the theory that poverty-stricken individuals tend to remain poor throughout their lives. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Shortcut: WP:NPOVD Articles that have been linked to this page are the subject of an NPOV dispute (NPOV stands for Neutral Point Of View; see below). ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... Sociology (from Latin: socius, companion; and the suffix -ology, the study of, from Greek λόγος, lógos, knowledge [1]) is the systematic and scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social action, and culture[2]. Areas studied in sociology can range from the analysis of brief contacts between anonymous... A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows what he found. ...


The theory is based on the poor not having the resources necessary to get out of poverty, such as financial capital, education, or connections. Additionally, the cycle may lead to social unrest. Not to be confused with capitol. ...


Numerous theories have been proposed, including racism, insufficient property rights, regressive taxation and welfare dependency. Manifestations Slavery Racial profiling Lynching Hate speech Hate crime Genocide (examples) Ethnocide Ethnic cleansing Pogrom Race war Religious persecution Gay bashing Blood libel Paternalism Police brutality Movements Policies Discriminatory Race / Religion / Sex segregation Apartheid Redlining Internment Anti-discriminatory Emancipation Civil rights Desegregation Integration Equal opportunity Counter-discriminatory Affirmative action Racial... This page deals with property as ownership rights. ...


Proposed solutions involve alleviating social inequality and racism, redistribution of wealth, public education, welfare programs, creating new wealth, and tax reduction. Manifestations Slavery Racial profiling Lynching Hate speech Hate crime Genocide (examples) Ethnocide Ethnic cleansing Pogrom Race war Religious persecution Gay bashing Blood libel Paternalism Police brutality Movements Policies Discriminatory Race / Religion / Sex segregation Apartheid Redlining Internment Anti-discriminatory Emancipation Civil rights Desegregation Integration Equal opportunity Counter-discriminatory Affirmative action Racial... Income redistribution or redistribution of wealth is a political policy promoted by members of the political left, especially socialists, and opposed by members of the political right. ... —24. ...


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Cycle of poverty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1835 words)
In economics and sociology, the cycle of poverty or the poverty cycle is a social phenomenon whereby poverty-stricken individuals exhibit a tendency to remain poor throughout their lifespan and in many cases across generations.
The cycle of poverty has been described as a catch-22 and a feedback loop, as it occurs because the financial resources necessary to get out of poverty, namely productive capital, which some critics believe can only be obtained if the individual has financial resources in the first place.
The cycle of poverty is often cited by opponents of capitalism, such as communists, anarchists, and others as an argument against the capitalist system.
Education and Poverty Eradication (2019 words)
A commitment to poverty eradication was also one of the most important outcomes of the World Summit for Social Development held in Copenhagen in 1995, where abject poverty was considered a severe injustice and an abuse of human rights.
Poverty eradication is a priority in the Programme and Budget for 2002-2003 (31C/5) and appropriate initiatives will be implemented in all UNESCO programmes during the coming six years of its work.
In situations of extreme poverty, girls are particularly at risk as they tend to inherit the poverty of their mothers.
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