THE CULTURE OF POVERTY AND ECONOMIC DISPARITY IN THE US

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The social worker is designed to help ones improve their living conditions on the social, economic or cultural level. The social worker will help individual overcome their difficulties and develop their own capacities to maintain or restore their independence and facilitate their social integration. One of the most important goals of social workers is to discover the cause and poverty and help build an equitable society. Poverty can be defined as a social phenomenon that surpasses the fact of being poor. The figure of the poor has become a form of social issue. As we go through our daily lives, we are forced to encounter all the impacts that ones Culture play on the level of their poverty. The concept of ‘culture of poverty” can be refer to as an ensemble of norms and behaviors which enclosed a certain group of individuals, which at the origin were attached to certain behavioral patterns that were transmitted to them from generation to generation. Culture determines the stagnation of a social group, therefore cultural patterns play a role in maintaining differences between groups...
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