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Health change in the Asia-Pacific region : biocultural and epidemiological approaches / edited by Ryutaro Ohtsuka, Stanley J. Ulijaszek.

Ōtsuka, Ryūtarō (Added Author). Ulijaszek, Stanley J. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library RA650.7.S68H43 2007 37348006980205 STACKS Available -
Subject: Health transition > Southeast Asia.
Health transition > East Asia.
Health transition > Islands of the Pacific.
Nutrition > Southeast Asia.
Nutrition > East Asia.
Nutrition > Islands of the Pacific.

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  • ISBN: 9780521837927
  • ISBN: 0521837928
  • Physical Description: viii, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Health change in the Asia-Pacific region: disparate end-points? / Stanley J. Ulijaszek and Ryutaro Ohtsuka -- Interactions of nutrition, genetics and infectious disease in the Pacific: implications for prehistoric migrations / Stephen Oppenheimer -- Biocultural adaptation and population connectedness in the Asia-Pacific region / Ryutaro Ohtsuka -- Changing nutritional health in South East Asia / Geoffrey C. Marks -- Obesity and nutritional health in Hong Kong Chinese people / Gary T.C. Ko -- Modernization, nutritional adaptability and health in Papa New Guinea Highlanders and Solomon Islanders / Taro Yamauchi -- Tongan obesity: causes and consequences / Tsukasa Inaoka, Yasuhiro Matsumura and Kazuhiro Suda -- Nutrition and health in modernizing Samoans: temporal trends and adaptive perspectives / Ember D. Keighley, Stephen T. McGarvey, Christine Quested, Charles McCuddin, Satupaitea Viali and Uto’Ofili A. Maga -- Health patterns of Pacific islanders and Asians in the United States / W. Parker Frisbie, Robert A. Hummer, T. Elizabeth Durden and Youngtae Cho -- Impacts of modernization and transnationalism on nutritional health of Cook islanders / Stanley J. Ulijaszek -- Mortality decline in the Pacific: economic development and other explanations / Alistar Woodward and Tony Blakely -- Health changes in Papua New Guinea: from adaptation to double jeopardy? / Robert Attenborough.
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