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The principle cause of this is the lack of proper socioeconomic structures that should be set up by leaders. Supporters of the fact that poverty is a consequence of structures argue that it is built in the political and economic structure in the capitalist society in the U.S. It is the political and economic structures that bring about poverty and not individual problems or the temporary weakness of the economy. As such, Linn (par 1-3) indicates that the issue of poverty in numerous cities in America has remained a stubborn element in spite of the prescription of varied public policies. Also, the situation has remained constant for a long time regardless of the many efforts that have been put to reduce the problem. Instead of helping to deal with the poverty problem, the economic, political and social factors have elevated the position instead. This paper will reveal how the poor have remained poor as a result of the political and economic structures, which are the main causes of poverty as opposed to its linkage to pathology or accidents.
The issue of urban poverty in the contemporary economic environment has been highlighted through the use of various media. It is widely portrayed as an element in the ghetto or barrio areas in the towns and has been connected with a number of causes and consequences in large-scale socioeconomic perspectives. In the US, the causes of urban poverty include inadequate human capital, discrimination in relation to race, and gender. However, the main cause lies in the economic and political structure such as the Federal Reserve. Slight changes can either elevate or prevent poverty such as change in oil prices that came as a shock between 1974 and 1994 in the U.S (Ni and Kresl 37). Within the economic field, the main reasons for the shift and increase in poverty levels include changes in technology and the organization within most manufacturing companies. In addition, there has been a relative growth in the
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These people have different social stereotypes and they have perverted moral norms and behavioral templates. This shift of social accents is caused by a low life level of poor people. In terms of structural-functionalist approach, poverty is positioned as a long-term phenomenon.
Urban growth and democracy in LDCs
It involves development of collective rules and policies by the people and these people will exercise control and authority over the application of these rules (Samarasinghe, 1994). Earlier empirical studies had indicated that the governments of low-income nations enacted economic development policies that favored the growth of urban centers and increased rural-urban migration (Brockerhoff, 1999, p.757).
Urban Studies and Planning
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Urban Studies - Planning and Design
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Finally, the report details about the possible solutions given by several critics that could be implemented in near future.
According to Power and Houghton (2007), interlinking of surrounding neighborhoods with city centre would be ideal for a country like Britain to
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