The Poor of the Europe(-an Union), in Contemporary Times

Sinan Çaya


Even though Europe presently represents one of the richest parts of the Globe, traces of poverty are to be seen even within this continent, including European Union member states. Disprivileged people are stuck in their deprived positions due to lack of education, ethnicity, gender, age, health. The elimination of poverty, at least in such a location as Europe, is theoratically quite possible. However; it appears that an implicit rule stipulates the very existence of poor people in affluent societies, as a number of sociologists have determined for


Poor; Poverty; Deprivation; Europe, European Union

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