Teaching about poverty in Israeli schools of social work

David Guttmann, Ben Zion Cohen

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Poor, lacking material possessions, or existing without the luxuries and often the necessities of life ; wanting in amount or capacity, or having less than adequate in both; someone who is worthy of being pitied, or being in a position to excite compassionate regard; inferior in quality, or having little distinction or worth, or value; being in an emaciated condition, or lean, feeble or thin; characterized by unproductiveness, or barren; fairly unsatisfactory; characterized by inefficiency or failure to meet a standard. Poverty; lack or relative lack of money or material possessions, or privation; meagerness of supply, scarcity, dearth, or inferiority; lack of desirable elements or attributes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-63
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


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