Tag Archives: Poverty

A Lack of Support Systems

This is part 7 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, and part 6. A simple definition of poverty is a … Continue reading

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A Lack of Physical Resources

This is part 6 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, and part 5. A simple definition of poverty is a lack … Continue reading

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A Lack of Spiritual Resources

This is part 5 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, and part 4. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic … 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 Emotional Resources

This is part 3 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 and part 2. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that leads … 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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Definitions of Poverty

Here is my definition of poverty: Poverty is a lack of basic resources that leads to insecurity about the future. I prefer this definition over others because it points out that poverty goes well beyond a lack of financial resources. … Continue reading

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