Module 2: Poverty
Euchner and McGovern discuss causes of poverty from the “levels” of the individual, family and community, society, and the economy (ignore the level of government for this ). Answer the following questions in the :
1. In what ways do each of those levels contribute to poverty? Be specific and provide examples from the readings.
2. Which level do you think explains the causes of poverty the most effectively? Why?
3. Given your analysis, what policy or policies should be put in place to deal with poverty? Do you think that things would still need to be done to address the other levels? Be specific and provide examples from the readings.