Poverty [cont.]

May 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Being able to physically fight or have someone who is willing to fight for you is important to survival in poverty.  Yet, in the middle class, being able to use words as tools to negotiate conflict is crucial.  Many times the fist are used in poverty because the words are neither available nor respected

Dr. Ruby Payne, Phillip E. DeVol & Terie D. Smith [2001] Bridges Out of Poverty, [p.43], Highlands, Aha! Process, Inc.

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