The Inescapable Truth: Social Inequality and the Reproduction of Poverty Social inequality and the reproduction of poverty are so inexorably linked, that they can be considered to be part of the same equation, only seen from different perspectives. Far from this being a concept unique to North America, it is a concept that is replicated in all countries of the world. While the geographical locations may vary and the governmental structures may differ widely, the social structure- particularly that of the family unit are remarkably identical. Inequality gives birth to poverty, which in turn gives birth to inequality. The result is always the same. In order to rectify this grave equation, changes to either facet of the equation must be...The end:
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