Deficiency Theory #2:Cultural Inferiority - The Culture of Poverty

A Critique of the Moynihan Report and the Culture of Poverty

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A thesis statement for a research paper would directly answer the question in poverty has on these countries, an example of a good thesis statement could be.

The essence of Culture of Poverty theory holds thatpoor people share deviant cultural characteristics.

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Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to explain why Botswana has become one of the fastest-growing countries in the world, while other African nations, such as Zimbabwe, the Congo, and Sierra Leone, are mired in poverty and violence?

The absences of privacy and competition for limited goods are self-explanatory characteristics of poverty.

According to the Culture of Poverty thesis (in Eitzen and Baca-Zinn, 1994:173) "the poor are qualitatively different in values and that these cultural differences explain continued poverty."

The implied assumption is that until the poor changes their

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Bottom line: our education system has perpetuated the culture of poverty legend long enough, not by failing to integrate schools, but by failing to teach black children.

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Let’s put the discussion about African-American culture and the culture of poverty to rest. In fact, let’s let Moynihan do it, as he did in his 1965 report:

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I present material on deficiency theories, not because I think they are valid explanations of poverty, but rather as a forum from which to critique deficiency theories.

Theories of Poverty: The Culture of Poverty

This a quarterly journal dedicated to research on poverty that goes beyond narrow definitions of poverty based on thresholds. It takes the view that poverty is more than the lack of financial means; rather, it is a condition of inadequacy, lacking, and scarcity. Published by Haworth Press.

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Does poverty make it more difficult for students to succeed? Yes. But, is education a better investment to break the cycle of poverty than any other alternatives? That is the debate that we should be having. Let that debate begin.

The Poverty of Culture - Jacobin

From the Culture of Poverty perspective, poverty is viewed as the fault of the poor in that, their culture, not social injustice, causes and perpetuates poverty.