Some of the effects of poverty on societies include high infant and child mortality rates, illiteracy, malnutrition, homelessness and susceptibility to violence. According to the World Bank, 100 million people were at ri... More »

Some leading causes of poverty include warfare, corruption, food dumping, wasteful agriculture and environmental degradation. Other causes are poor management of local resources, high population density, information illi... More »

Overpopulation in the Republic of the Philippines is believed to cause sustained poverty and poor economic growth among families by depriving them of the financial resources that are required to secure education and adeq... More »

Causes of poverty in India include lack or resources, high levels of illiteracy, high population growth and caste system. Other factors may include large families and unequal distribution of income. More »

Nationalism stems from internal or external forces pressuring unity and cohesion among individuals in societies, and produces wide-ranging effects, from a distinct but peaceful national identity to mobilization for warfa... More »

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development has a website at povertyusa.org that breaks down poverty rate by ranking, overall rate, child poverty rate, senior poverty rate and more, using 2011 data. There are a couple ot... More »

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Some leading causes of poverty include warfare, corruption, food dumping, wasteful agriculture and environmental degradation. Other causes are poor management of local resources, high population density, information illi... More »