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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about poverty and wealth in sociology for a standard sociology course. Topics covered include:
- Statistics on number of U.S. children in poverty
- Child labor and sweatshops
- Educating children living in poverty
- The Champagne Glass distribution of wealth
- CLAS standards
1. How Many Children Live in Poverty in the US?
This lesson will define and describe poverty from two perspectives. It will then go over the shocking statistics of how many children live in poverty in the U.S.
2. Sweatshops and Child Labor
In this lesson, we'll talk about the use of child labor in sweatshops, or factories characterized by extremely harsh working conditions. Globalization and trade agreements have impacted labor relations across the globe, and many U.S. corporations take advantage of cheap labor in poor countries.
3. Teaching Children in Poverty
Poverty can have a devastating impact on a child's ability to learn and succeed in school. This lesson gives you insight into factors to consider when teaching children in poverty and offers some suggestions for how you might help.
4. The Champagne Glass Distribution of Wealth
If you display the wealth of the world on a horizontal bar graph, you'll see the shape of a champagne glass. In this lesson, we'll focus on what that distribution means and how it affects the people of the world.
5. What Are CLAS Standards?
Have you ever heard of the CLAS standards? They are really important for equitable healthcare access. This lesson will summarize the main points regarding these standards.
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