|1.||A family is in poverty when its income is insufficient to provide those things which are necessary to maintain the efficiency of its members in a given time and place.|
|2.||The effects of poverty are most evident in the lives of children. Under conditions of poverty the infantile death rate is very high and the growth of the minds and bodies of children is impaired.|
|3.||Poverty is a direct cause of crime, prostitution, disease and intemperance.|
|4.||Charity is entirely inadequate for the relief of poverty, and contributes nothing toward its cure.|
|1.||Distinguish between poverty and pauperism.|
|2.||What basis have we for estimating the extent of poverty?|
|3.||What are some of the causes of pauperism?|
|4.||Discuss the causes and the social effects of child labor.|
|5.||Show how poverty acts as a cause of crime.|
|6.||What is the social effect of charity?|
|7.||What is the Socialist attitude toward poverty?|
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Fisher Irving, Report on National Vitality, Its Wastes and Conservation.
Hobson John A., Problems of Poverty.
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Rowntree B. S., Poverty, a Town Study.
Spargo John, The Bitter Cry of the Children. The Common Sense of the Milk Question, Chaps. I-VI.