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    In need to summarize my readings on poverty and stratification, including how to alleviate poverty. References are provided.

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    1. In need to summarize my readings on poverty and stratification.

    What were your readings? Since I do not know what you have read about poverty and stratification, let's look at the definition of stratification and some theories of the causes of poverty, one being that poverty is caused by stratification in society (different classes of people), which you can draw on for your summary.

    Stratification (also referred to as social stratification) is the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/stratification. This type of social structure, with segments of society being divided into groups (age, disability, gender, race) often leads to different opportunities for different groups, which results in the groups with fewer opportunities living in poverty (structural theories of poverty). Poverty is often defined as the state of being without, often associated with need, hardship and lack of resources across a wide range of circumstances. For some, poverty is a subjective and comparative term; for others, it is moral and evaluative; and for others, ...

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    This solution assists in summarizing basic information on poverty and stratification, including how to alleviate poverty.

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