Work, Poverty and Welfare: Topic 1, Part 1

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What is the definition of 'Absolute poverty'?
persons lack of necessary things to maintain a normal life. the lack could be food,water and a roof under the head.
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What is the definition of 'Relative poverty'?
social inequality in society, takes into account experience of the individual and cultural needs
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What is social exclusion?
where people living in relative poverty are excluded from participation in education, work and community life
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What are the 3 weaknesses of absolute poverty?
1) It's objective 2) ignores the reality of lives of poor 3) ignores social needs, cultural expectations and judgement
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what are the 3 strengths of relative poverty?
a) it measures social deprivation b) it recognizes that constitutes poverty can change between societies c) links poverty to wider issues of social exclusion and recognizes social, cultural and environment
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what are the 3 weakness of relative poverty
i) its not a indicator of poverty ii) riddled with judgments iii) hard to determine what is an acceptable living and what cultural needs
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