absolute poverty

(noun) A type of poverty that is the same regardless of location and that occurs when the resources required for minimum physical health are lacking, typically defined by limited access to food, clothing, and shelter.

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How to Cite the Definition of Absolute Poverty

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “absolute poverty.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 19, 2018 (http://sociologydictionary.org/absolute-poverty/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

absolute poverty. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/absolute-poverty/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “absolute poverty.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 19, 2018. http://sociologydictionary.org/absolute-poverty/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“absolute poverty.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 19 Dec. 2018. <http://sociologydictionary.org/absolute-poverty/>.