Social exclusion can be both a cause as well as consequence of poverty. Explain.



Points to be remembered: 

Answer to be written in the exam:

  1. Social exclusion can be both a cause as well as a consequence of poverty in the usual sense.

  2. It is a process through which individuals or groups are excluded from facilities, benefits, and opportunities that others enjoy.

  3. Poor people are excluded from better surroundings with better-off people.

  4. Example - The caste system in India in which people belonging to certain castes are excluded from equal opportunities.

  5. Poor people of certain castes have to live in a separate locality and are excluded from mixing with better-off people.

  6. Due to such discrimination, there comes a prevalent scene of inequality which leads to poverty and can cause more damage than having a very low income. 
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