The Role of Subjective Poverty in the Association Between Material Deprivation and Subjective Well-Being Among Fourth and Sixth Grade Children in Israel

Autori/Curatori Daphna Gross-Manosa, Asher Ben-Ariehb
Anno di pubblicazione 2022 Fascicolo 2022/2 Lingua Inglese
Numero pagine 20 P. 25-44 Dimensione file 231 KB
DOI 10.3280/SISS2022-002003
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This study investigates the correlation between subjective poverty, material deprivation and subjective well-being (SWB) among a representative sample of fourth and sixth grade children in Israel (N=2673). The findings show that subjec-tive poverty has a moderating effect on the association between material depriva-tion and SWB; however, the direction of this moderation differentiates between the two types of subjective poverty measures. Possible explanations are discussed, referring to the complexity of measuring and understanding the perspective of children regarding their material well-being.

Lo studio che si presenta indaga sulle connessioni tra la povertà soggettiva da un lato e la deprivazione materiale e il benessere soggettivo dall’altro, in un cam-pione rappresentativo di bambini frequentanti la quarta e la sesta elementare in Israele (N=2673). I risultati mostrano che la povertà soggettiva ha un effetto mo-derato nel determinare la deprivazione materiale e il benessere soggettivo. Il paper riporta e discute i principali risultati facendo riferimento in particolar modo alla complessità della misurazione della povertà e cercando di comprendere la prospet-tiva dei bambini riguardo al loro benessere materiale.

Keywords:povertà infantile; povertà soggettiva; deprivazione materiale; benessere soggettivo.

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Daphna Gross-Manosa, Asher Ben-Ariehb, The Role of Subjective Poverty in the Association Between Material Deprivation and Subjective Well-Being Among Fourth and Sixth Grade Children in Israel in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 2/2022, pp 25-44, DOI: 10.3280/SISS2022-002003