What are the supporting arguments in this article about the London riots?What are the supporting arguments of this article when the contention is "the riots was cause by the government who paid no...

What are the supporting arguments in this article about the London riots?

What are the supporting arguments of this article when the contention is "the riots was cause by the government who paid no attention to the people who lived in areas where the riots began".

"http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/look-behind-the-crime-and-violence-to-see-their-causes-20110811-1iop8.html

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There is only one major supporting argument in this article.  That argument is made by the author's account of her time as a teacher in one of the areas where rioting occurred.

The supporting argument provided there is that the government does not provide the people of poor areas with sufficient education.  To support that claim, the author points out that she was hired to teach even though she was barely qualified to do so.

Another, much less substantiated argument here is that there are not enough of other sorts of services provided to the people of these areas.  The author asserts that there is not enough support provided to those who have mental health issues or are otherwise "traumatized" by their surroundings.

Finally, the author argues in passing the the government always ignores people.  She cites the protests over the Iraq War.  She implies that this is further evidence that the government does not care enough for any of its people, let alone the poor.

These are the supporting arguments for the contention that you have provided.

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