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Struggle for Health: A Case Study of Malnutrition and ill-Health among South Indian Tribals

By: Stuart Gillespie

Price: $36.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: 700603

ISBN: 8170224632

Condition: New


This book is based on a longitudinal study conducted in four small tribal villages in south India between February 1985 and February 1986. The study investigates the socio economic aspects of malnutrition and ill health, while documenting the complex dynamics of food and health care provisioning in these communities. A central hypothesis that structured the work was that economic inequality within the population was insufficient for inter household income differences to be related to child nutritional well being. Rather, child nutrition status was posited as being particularly associated with ... View more info