Poverty Essay Topics

Thesis Proposal on 4ps

Introduction Poverty has been a problem in the Philippines since time immemorial. Unfortunately, the number of Filipinos suffering from the aforementioned social problem is increasing every year. This is in spite of the poverty alleviation interventions being implemented by the government and numerous civic society groups. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s nine-year term saw the birth… View Article

Families in poverty in Australia

One of the important global plan is to eliminate poverty by 2015 as per UN Millennium Development Goals. Every day approximately 30,000 children are losing precious lives due to living in precarious conditions. (Make Poverty History) It is high time to bring a big change in the lives of people who deserve to meet the… View Article

Reflective Paper/Generational Poverty

Generational Poverty creates a strong family oriented environment that is a bond that most children refuse to want to break by leaving home. Most of the children that are raised in poverty have a lack of education resulting in a high dropout rate due to frustration in learning or teen pregnancy. Children become possessions to… View Article

Challenges Facing Mobile Bankers Of Microfinance Institutions In Ghana

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY * In Ghana it is estimated that only 6 percent of the entire population have access to formal financial services, with the majority being denied access (Basu et al., 2004). These individuals and enterprises therefore tend to rely largely on informal sources, including relatives, friends, suppliers and money lenders, for… View Article

Perspectives on Inequality and Poverty

Our society today is currently experiencing a widening of the gap between the rich and the poor. As the saying goes, “the rich is getting richer and the poor is getting poorer,” our society attests to such truth, where the wealthy is gaining more money while the poor’s case is getting worse by the minute…. View Article

Poverty in the UK

In 1886, Charles Booth investigated the extent of poverty in London. His was the first systematic sociological study of poverty in the UK. The results, presented in 1902-3, documented the living and working condition of the London poor. Adopting a relative approach to poverty — which was defined as the inability to meet the usual… View Article

Appalachian Culture and Health Awareness

According to Kruger et al. (2012), the Appalachian region, consisting of 13 states along the east coast border, is a high risk area for cardiac, pulmonary, and cancer conditions related to smoking and coal mining. This rural population has ultimately higher rates of heart disease, stroke, COPD, asthma, lung cancer, and diabetes. Substantially higher rates… View Article

Income and Wealth Equality

Discuss whether the most effective way to have income and wealth equality is to tax income more progressively. Income is a stable flow of money, often a salary, which someone works for but this can also be made through interest on savings. This flow of money is often very unequal from person to person due… View Article

The State of Public school integration

Abstract The public schools, more than any other area of society, received the most attention concerning desegregation in the early 1950s. Fully aware that black had been admitted to white colleges and that numerous cases concerning the public schools were being argued in the federal courts, school officials in many parts. Brown vs. Board of… View Article

The State of Poverty in the 21st Century America: A Research Proposal

In Douglas Besharov’s article entitled ‘Poverty, Welfare Dependency, and the Underclass’ published in 1996, he mentions that there are three possible ways in examining the state of poverty: first is by using statistics of those who fall in the official poverty line set by the government; second is by using statistics of those who depend… View Article

Food Prices

Why Did Global Food Prices Rise? For the last 25 years global food prices have been falling, driven by the increased productivity and output of the farm sector worldwide. In 2007, this came to an abrupt end as global food prices soared. By September 2007, the world price of wheat rose to over $400 a… View Article

Food for Thought

As of 2005, hunger continues to be a worldwide problem. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “850 million people worldwide were undernourished in 1999 to 2005, the most recent years for which figures are available” and the number of hungry people has recently been increasing. The official poverty rate in… View Article

The Theme of Poverty in Cannery Row

Poverty is an important theme in John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row.  Set in the 1920s during the Great Depression, poverty is an overarching aspect of life in the down-and-out community of Cannery Row.  A backdrop for the book, Cannery Row is a place where poverty affects everyone and everything.  In spite of ever-present poverty, the people… View Article

Class Inequality and Poverty as seen by Marx, Weber, and Lewis

Our society today is currently experiencing a widening of the gap between the rich and the poor. As the saying goes, “the rich is getting richer and the poor is getting poorer,” our society attests to such truth, where the wealthy is gaining more money while the poor’s case is getting worse by the minute…. View Article