culture of poverty


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Poverty in Pakistan — is a growing concern. Although the middle class has grown in Pakistan, nearly one quarter of the population is classified poor as of October 2006.cite web url=http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/135153/1/1893 title=World bank, UNDP… …   Wikipedia

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