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A comparative analysis of Poverty in the UK and Mexico

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  • Submitted: 20/06/2006
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A comparative analysis of Poverty in the UK and Mexico

Within this assignment I am going to look at the issue of poverty and how it affects those in the developed countries and the developing ones aswell, I will look at the different types of poverty and how the different definitions effect the way in which we look at how the definitions affect how we perceive those people.

"The fight against poverty stands a good chance only when children are freed from exploitation, violence and abuse. Unfortunately there is no quick-fix solution: a child cannot be immunized against abuse. But there is something that can be done. We can begin by ensuring that all children live in a strong protective environment." (http://www.unicef.org/sowc05/english/povertyissue4.html)

Poverty in childhood is a direct cause for poverty in adulthood. When looking at poverty there are those who look at it in the terms of absolute poverty, this is when "they do not have the resources to maintain human life" (Haralmbos, 2000, pg 292). Yet there are those who support the concept of relative poverty, these supporters say that the definition must be applied to the standards within the society

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