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Poverty in the United States
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Ward, Roger. 2010. “Poverty in the United States”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


We all have experiences that expose us to different types of people. Write a 250-
word essay on your impressions of the typical person living in poverty. Consider
these questions in your response: What do they do for a living? What is their
employment history? What is their family’s background? How long have they
been poor? Where do they...

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