In Sickness and in Wealth

Answer the following questions about the episode “In Sickness and in Wealth:”

1. How do the lives of Jim Taylor, Tondra Young, Corey Anderson and Mary Turner exemplify concepts like the wealth-health gradient and the importance of power and control? What does comparing data maps of disease rates in the different Louisville council districts reveal? What might explain observed differences?
2. How might these differences affect a child in school?

answer the following question about the coursework:
1. Why do you think poverty persists in the United States? Use one of the theories covered this week to support your response. Explain how this theory of poverty might relate to disproportionate rates of children of poverty in failing schools, child welfare, and juvenile justice in the United States.