The absolute poverty line is drawn to show_____________?

A. the most extreme level of poverty that is found in a society
B. the estimated minimum level of income needed for subsistence
C. households that are poor relative to the norms and values of their culture
D. the areas of a city in which poverty is concentrated

The term feminization of poverty refers to_____________?

A. the critical deconstruction of poverty by feminist theorists
B. women’s increased chances of being in poverty due to low pay and greater welfare dependency
C. the way in which managing a budget and avoiding poverty tends to be a women’s responsibility within the home
D. the disproportionate number of female sociologists who do research on poverty

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