Policies

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Policies

A look at policies on poverty, crime, education, and abortion.


Lecture number:
23
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Pols 207 - State & Local Goverment
Edition:
1

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POLS 207 1st Edition Lecture 23 Outline of Last Lecture I. The Courts Outline of Current Lecture II. Poverty III. Education IV. Crime V. Abortion Current Lecture  Poverty Rate by Race  Poverty rate had been on a general decline till 2000 and then it began to rise. Hispanics and African-American have higher poverty rates than Anglos and Asians.   Poverty Rate by Age  The group is the most poverty is under 18s. Previously it was the over 65s but their rate has dropped drastically. This is due to social security and other programs. So they now have the lowest poverty rate.  18-64 has gone up but it has more or less stabilized.  The worst is under 18s.   Crime Rates Since 1960  Both rates have been declining since the 1994 peak.  No policy that is completely effective.   Predictions of Liberals:



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