Tag Archives: Lower-Class

Right In Front of Us

While it seems a lot of my friends are concerned about all the scandals going on in Washington, something is happening right in front of us that very few people notice, much less discuss, and that is the injustice aimed … Continue reading

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Growing Up in Poverty

One of the assignments I give out in my sociology classes is to watch documentary about poverty in the United States called, The Line.  After watching the documentary the students are asked to submit a 2 page summary of what they saw … Continue reading

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A Lack of Knowledge About Hidden Rules

This is part 9 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, and part 8. A simple definition of poverty … Continue reading

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A Lack of Relationships / Role Models

This is part 8 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, and part 7. … Continue reading

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A Lack of Mental Resources

This is part 4 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, and part 3. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources … Continue reading

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A Lack of Financial Resources

This is part 2 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that … Continue reading

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Who Are the Poor? (part 2)

I did not intend to write a part two, but since my last blog, I have been thinking more and more about the question, Who are the poor? As stated in part 1, the poor are the people in our … Continue reading

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