Poverty in Slovak Families: A Current Social Problem of the Present Time


The authors in their paper focus on a current social problem of the present time, and that is poverty. Specifically, they point to the possible social connections of the lives of children in poverty, especially threats that relate to school achievements, material conditions and the learning environment; while they place these indicators in connection with the level of well-being. Research was conducted in 5 regions in Slovakia, on quite a representative sample, and the results present the current state of issues in the regions.


Keywords: Poverty, The measurement of poverty, Social contexts, Children.

PhDr. Johan, Yartoš, PhD.