This Simulation deals with putting yourself in the shoes of one of the millions of Americans living under the poverty line, going from paycheck to paycheck to survive. Can you do it? Prove it: http://www.playspent.org/
After you have completed, please analyze the simulation and discuss the following points in a well thought out paragraph or two (don't be typical lazy Americans http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/12/03/american-high-school-students-slip-in-global-education-rankings/?intcmp=latestnews):
1.) What were some of the challenges of trying to succeed for a month as a person in your situation?
2.) What specific examples of role strain did you face in this simulation?
3.) How would a conflict theorist analyze the life of a person whose life you were playing as in the simulation?
4.) What did you learn about poverty and society after playing this simulation?
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