Culture of Poverty

Culture of Poverty

Culture of poverty

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This concept in social theory states that pauper people are most probable stuck to a cycle of poverty unless some outside intervention happens.  According to anthropologist Oscar Lewis the poor develop aspirations, a character, a worldview and mechanics that tend to perpetuate their status.

Newer research typically rejects the idea that whether people are poor can be explained by their values.

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