Poverty in Philippines

2890 Words Mar 28th, 2007 12 Pages
Introduction:

This study is about the economic, political and socio- cultural conditions of the Urban Poor. Urban poor has become an interesting topic now days since it is very relevant to modern society. Poverty tends to be the greatest ill that plagues the Filipino as a society. The poor ranges from poor, very poor, and to the very, very poor. The topic URBAN POOR was selected from a group of topics given and then given emphasis by the author according to the relevance of this specific group in today's world. Each condition is specifically analyzed in different aspects and parts to further understand the study. In doing so, one will be able to broaden one's ideas and analysis in certain conditions in relation to the topic about Urban
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At the same time as there is a rampant case of unemployment. Unemployment is an involuntary idleness on the part of those who have failed to find employment or who have lost their latest jobs, but are able to find work. (Miranda, 1973), A lot of people are experiencing hardships just to survive. Unemployment occurs when there is a dysfunction in the economic system. A lot of people are waiting for the right jobs, but since the there is a competition there are lots of people vying for certain jobs. Others are fortunate, while others are not.

b. Political Situation
The political situation in our society is at its worst. No matter how we try to change how the things work in our political system, there are still some things that just will not go easily. More and more officials of the government, no matter how they are placed in the government succumb to transactions full of anomalies. The "honesty" infused to us seems to be disappearing because of the overwhelming effects of materialism and the worsening effects of socio- economic conditions. Our excessive desire to own more wealth and money made the virtue of honesty to be a thing of the past.
This dreadful situation affects the poor people much m ore than the rich ones. There are disproportionate services given to these groups of people. Let us look at the case of the judicial system. A judge renders an unjust judgment in the case submitted to him

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