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Social Problems Author: Anonymous Email: Anonymous Social problems have been a part of society for thousands of years. Some have vanished over time while others have uprooted to accommodate with the changing times of the world. Different countries share similar social problems as well as different ones. All countries have tried to find solutions for these problems such as the United States, Britain, Uganda, and China. The United States has a lot of social problems. Since there is a lot of land, a vast majority of different cultures have settled here. As a result of all these different cultures colliding, social problems are common. Poverty is one of these problems. In order to deal with this, the United States government has created Welfare Programs. These programs give poor families money to get food, shelter, etc. ...read more.


Since people get a free ride, the poverty rates remain high. In Britain, one of their major social problems is race related. Instead of having mixed communities, only a certain race lives in a neighborhood in northern Britain. As tension built up between these communities, riots occurred last summer. Officials want local authorities, housing associations, schools, the police, and employers to help build community relations. Some solutions are the need for a publicly funded statutory youth service, councils to bring communities together, local schools can encourage mentoring and work experience schemes in different communities, and employers to higher workforces of mixed races. These solutions sound reasonable. Getting the different races to work together, live with each other, and let their children play together is a good start in rebuilding race relations in Britain. ...read more.


Even though these programs have helped cut down the number of people infected, there are still nearly 1.5 million people with the virus. However, Uganda is in the right step. Finally, China is the country with the largest population in the world. They simply have too many mouths to feed, too many people to house, and too many people to clothes. One solution has been the institution of a policy that limits a family to one child. However, some Chinese argue that families should have children until the first son is born. I feel that the one child policy is the policy that needs to stay. Families having children until their first son will not help decline the population. A woman could simply have five girls before having her first son. ...read more.

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