Energy and Poverty Solutions

For a business to succeed in the society, there are certain qualities that a businessperson should display. An entrepreneur is a person who starts and manages a business and posses unique features. When the entrepreneur meets the customers, he/she should be fair in judgement, intelligent in analysing their problems, honest and having a positive attitude […]

Children and Poverty

Abstract The research that will be done will focus mainly on children and poverty. It seeks to study how poverty affects children development; in order to successfully do this, it will deal with questions like; how is poverty related to development of children? Does severity of poverty amongst children vary in terms of sex? Does […]

Why is poverty important in contemporary security studies?

Introduction One of the greatest challenges facing most economies today is lifting individuals out of poverty. This has become even more overwhelming given the financial crisis experienced a couple of years ago (Wilkin, 2002, p. 633). Approximately 1.5 billion individuals in the developing economies are poor and roughly half of this number lives in abject […]

Global poverty, social poverty, and education

Introduction Countries throughout the world have challenges that deter their economic, social, and intellectual development. However, challenges are more predominant in low income countries than the high income and upper middle income countries. While the wealthy countries suffer from social issues that pertain to morality and standards, their poor counterparts face several problems, which range […]

Does poverty increase probability of having mental illness

Introduction Movies and films play an important role in reflecting on real life issues in societies besides entertaining. Such issues include; moral decay, corruption in government, infringement on human rights and poverty. This paper will examine two movies; “the fields by Roland Joffe and Hotel Rwanda by Terry George”. The review focuses on similarities and […]

Poverty

Introduction Over the past years, the issue of poverty has been one of the major targets of many policy makers. Many efforts have been directed towards poverty elimination. However, the issue of poverty remains a big threat to the society. The increasing rates of poverty have significantly affected the community (Garcia, 2011). For a long […]

Terrorism, poverty and financial instability

International Relations Terrorism and International Crime Terrorism is the use of violence to instil fear in people. Terrorist activities, which are common around the world, can be eliminated through co-operation of the world powers. While some countries seek to apprehend those who perpetrate terrorist activities, other countries harbour and protect them. This conflict is not […]

Global poverty and education

In recent years, the transnational agencies launched a number of initiatives aimed at reducing worldwide poverty and improving international security. Criticizing the modernism and development theories which were used previously, the scholars made attempts to explain the major causes underlying the failure of the development efforts of the previous half a century. Refocusing on education […]

Global Poverty, Social Poverty and Education

Introduction Various theories have been developed with focus on their link to global poverty, education and development. These include modernization, human capital, liberation, dependency, democratization, globalization, diversity and postcolonial theories, among others. The theories present numerous links between education and development in developing countries. For instance, human capital brought about specialization, which in turn led […]

Global Poverty, Social Policy, and Education

Introduction Various theories have been developed for betterment of understanding of the relation between global poverty and development. In their book, The Origins Of Modern Development Thought, Fagerlind and Saha, clearly outline theories such as modernization theory, Human capital theory, dependency and liberation theory. Others include globalization, and critical development theories, which are just but […]

Poverty Reduction

Introduction Poverty reduction in poor countries, African, Central American and Asian, has been an international discussion for recent past by the developed countries, International Monetary Fund, United Nations and the World Bank. Although the agencies have developed various strategies to alleviate poverty in the developing countries, poverty still dominates the lives of many citizens in […]

Does poverty increase probability of having mental illness

Introduction Poverty is linked to various health problems affecting an individual. According to Canadian Mental Health Association (2009) people living in severe poverty conditions are susceptible to the increased rate of mental health problems. David et al (1996) agrees with the latter assertion by claiming the connection between the health morbidity, and socio-economic weakness is […]

Poverty fighting in Saudi Arabia and in USA

Introduction Poverty is a major global scourge affecting billions of people around the world. Both developed and developing countries experience poverty-related problems. According to research on world demography, there are over three billion people who survive on less than $2.50 a day around the world. This population represents almost half of the world population. Additionally, […]

Technological development in trade and its impacts on poverty

Over the past few decades, trade has helped many economies develop and consequently raise the standards of living for their households. Due to the rapid rate at which the world is becoming a global community, technological advancements have played a pivotal role in the development and enhancement of international trade in terms of communication, production […]

Poverty and Development into the 21st Century

The world is a currently a global village implying that the actions of individuals in the west have direct impacts to people in the developing and underdeveloped regions. The global village is characterized by consumerism, which means that people make use of products based on the media adverts without considering their health and economic statuses. […]

Property, Urban Poverty and Spatial marginalization

Introduction This paper examines the connection between property, and urban poverty and spatial marginalization. The views of two articles are used in showing the connection. These articles examine how homelessness is connected to property. Various perspectives as discussed in these articles are highlighted in this paper. Property, and urban poverty and spatial marginalization There is […]

Children and Poverty

Effects of Poverty on Children Poverty is a major challenge that children from various backgrounds across the world experience. In various communities and societies, the word poverty takes different connotation and meanings. However, scholars agree that poverty results from social and economic processes that deny or deprive people their resources and assets they are entitled […]

Is Poverty Of Poor Countries In Anyway Due To Wealth Of The Rich?

Introduction Developing countries are faced with various problems, the main one being poverty. Recent researches show that in most of these countries, the rich continue to be rich each day while the poor becomes poorer. Unlike in the developed countries like United Kingdom, economical imbalance is very common in the developing countries. There is the […]

Poverty and Gender Violence in Congo

Poverty and issues of women discrimination and violence are some of the greatest problems facing the Democratic Republic of Congo. Poverty has worsened since 1980 following the conflicts associated with the Cold War. The UN report indicates that half the population lives below the poverty line. The report further indicates that the country is struggling […]

Analytical Research: Poverty in Thailand: Peculiarities and Perspectives

Thailand today is considered as a country with an emerging export-dependent economy with an export accounting about two thirds of gross domestic product. Although the country is a newly industrialized, the problem of poverty is one of the most sharp and controversial. The tsunami tragedy that happened in 2004 led to a number of problems […]

Poverty, Homelessness and Discrimination in Australia: The case of the Aboriginal

Thesis statement Poverty among the Aboriginals is a capitalist class variability that was socially constructed. From the out look, it looks like an inevitable consequence of laws of nature, but it is a socially constructed problem that can be solved. Introduction This paper has explored Marxian conceptions on Historical materialism, exploitation and class system in […]

Cause and Effect of Poverty

Poverty can be described in a number of ways. For example, the disparities in income and wealth are considered as a sign of poverty since the state is related to issues of scarcity and allocation of resources and influence. Although poverty is most prominent among developing countries, studies indicate that the condition is also noticeable […]

Susceptibility of women and Aboriginal people to poverty in Canada

Introduction Poverty in Canada majorly occurs in specific populations and it is gender based, with women mostly affected. The prevalence of poverty is high among the Aboriginal peoples and women. In addition, most poor women in Canada are from the most susceptible groups. These groups include the Aboriginal people, individuals from racially-segregated populations and disabled […]

Poverty in India and China

Abstract India’s slow rate of poverty reduction compared to China is due to the differences in their approach to the economy. Contrary to China’s, India’s economy is mixed which deprives the state of significant control in planning and execution of its policies. The differences in literacy levels and uneven distribution of per capita income also […]

Poverty as Capability Deprivation

Introduction Poverty reduction has been an important issue in the advancement of welfare economics (Akerele 168). However, welfare economists have traditionally excluded the conception of poverty as a capability deprivation phenomenon. Instead, common perceptions of poverty in welfare economics conceived poverty as an income issue. Many people have had varying views about the nature of […]

Poverty in Saudi Arabia

Introduction Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest crude exporter with several million barrels of oil being sold on a yearly basis to a variety of international clients through a mostly government controlled oil sector. As a result, it is considered one of the richest countries in the world with an estimated $400 billion coming into […]

Poverty as Capability Deprivation

Introduction Poverty reduction has been an important issue in the advancement of welfare economics. However, welfare economists have traditionally excluded the conception of poverty as a capability deprivation phenomenon. Instead, common perceptions of poverty in welfare economics conceived poverty as an income issue. Many people have had varying views about the nature of poverty and […]

The End of Poverty

Philippe Diaz’s documentary, The End of Poverty, is a piece that attempts to dissect the causes of the huge economic inequalities that exist between countries in the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. The documentary, through the narrator Martin Sheen, gives a graphic description of the years of exploitation that have turned American and European […]