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Bias and discrimination in intra-household food allocation: case study of a rural labour population in northeast Brazil

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My thesis examines food allocation and nutritional outcomes in a sample of 152 individuals in thirty-two households of sugarcane workers in the municipality of Gameleira, Northeast Brazil. Anthropometric data show that undernutrition and overnutrition coexist in the study population, and often within households – a consequence of the changes in diet and physical activity linked to the nutrition transition. Food allocation was examined using an indicator of the frequency of consumption of h...

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SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Centre for Criminology
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Alumni
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-09-10

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