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A blossary of poverty-related terms.

Category: Politics

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The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line. Depending on how one defines "working" and "poverty," someone may or may not be counted as part ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

Subsidized housing is government sponsored economic assistance aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for people in need with low to moderate incomes. Forms of subsidies include direct ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

A poverty trap is "any self-reinforcing mechanism which causes poverty to persist." If it persists from generation to generation, the trap begins to reinforce itself if steps are not taken ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

Income deficit is the difference between a single person or family's income and its poverty threshold or poverty line, when the former is exceeded by the latter. Data on the income deficits of ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

A household is said to be in fuel poverty when its members cannot afford to keep adequately warm at reasonable cost, given their income. The term is mainly used in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

Diseases of poverty is a term sometimes used to collectively describe diseases, disabilities, and health conditions that are more prevalent among the poor than among wealthier people. In many cases ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

In economics, the cycle of poverty is the "set of factors or events by which poverty, once started, is likely to continue unless there is outside intervention." The cycle of poverty has ...

Domain: Sociology; Category: General sociology

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