Hild Poverty and hopelessness in the U.S.

Textbook Understanding Social Problems 8e by Mooney, Knox, Schacht

In Chapter 6, you read about inequality and poverty. This weeks assignment will give you the opportunity to think about the effects of poverty on a specific demographic children in the United States.

Watch the video below and then write a 400-word response. Click here if you are unable to see video below. In your essay, include thoughts about the effects of poverty on these kids. Additionally, apply social theory and the ideas presented in the chapter by discussing social factors that are contributing to the rate of child poverty presented in the video.