An Analysis of Britain and American Poverty and Poverty Alleviation and Development Pattern

Zhizhang Wang, Jing HE


This article focuses on the subject of both Britain and America, studies the poverty in Britain and United States after World War II in the 19th and 20th century, and illustrates the historical roots of the British and American poverty and their concrete manifestation. In the process, Both Britain and America have been in a critical period of continuous transformation, where poverty alleviation and development played a very important role in the social harmonious development, which becomes the touchstone of two countries, measuring every government achievements since the 20th century. The paper has reviewed, summarized and combed the two countries specific patterns and experiences formed in terms of area and population of poverty alleviation and development, which will have no doubt be the certain enlightenment to the battle for poverty alleviation in the new period of China.


Industrialization; Poverty alleviation and development; Pattern; Both Britain and America

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