High School Drop Outs Essay
" I believe that dropping out of school is the direct result of strain caused
by the economic/political institutions that are within the social structure".
Introduction: The Social Structure is the housing for the social institutions: Politics, Economics, Mass Media, Groups/Organizations, Family, Education and Religion. What I plan to discuss in this research project is how economic and political institutions contribute to the cause of dropping out of school. What is a Dropout? There are many definitions to the term, however the definition I will use pertains to education. A dropout is an individual who does not complete his or her education by earning a …show more content…
The Economic institution puts a strain on the students and it causes them to divert and do things that perhaps will put them in a position where they will be at a risk of dropping out of school. These students often seek jobs in hopes of trying to come out of poverty, unknowingly as a consequence they will have to drop out of school
In essence it is truly a circle when it comes to students and the dropping out of school, as it relates to the economic institution. The mechanics of the problem are simple: the student is born into a poor environment, they stop going to school so that they can work to help with the parents' struggle in keeping the house financially functioning. As