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Measuring socio-economic position for epidemiological studies in low- and middle-income countries: a methods of measurement in epidemiology paper
This article describes the measures of SEP used in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) in terms of its theoretical basis, interpretation, measurement, strengths and limitations, and provides brief comparisons between LMIC and HIC.
From Keynesianism to Neoliberalism: Shifting Paradigms in Economics
The intellectual foundations of neoliberalism “(T)he ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood.…
Linking migration, mobility and HIV
- K. Deane, J. Parkhurst, D. Johnston
- EconomicsTropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 December 2010
Future research on mobility and HIV transmission must incorporate an understanding of migration and mobility as dynamic processes and link different patterns and forms of mobility with location‐specific sexual networks and HIV epidemiology.
Current and planned research on agriculture for improved nutrition: A mapping and a gap analysis
- J. Waage, C. Hawkes, F. Haseen
- Environmental Science, GeographyProceedings of the Nutrition Society
- 21 August 2012
Despite the clear potential for agricultural change to improve nutrition in low and middle income countries (LMIC), the evidence base for this relationship is poor. Recent systematic reviews of…
Searching for a Weapon of Mass Production in Rural Africa: Unconvincing Arguments for Land Reform
Many recent arguments for land reform share a central proposition concerning the relative efficiency of small farm production. This article argues that the theoretical reasoning underlying this…
Feeding the world healthily: the challenge of measuring the effects of agriculture on health
- S. Hawkesworth, A. Dangour, J. Waage
- MedicinePhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
- 27 September 2010
Food availability statistics based on food commodity production data are currently widely used as a proxy measure of national-level food consumption, but using data from the UK and Mexico it is highlighted the potential pitfalls of this approach.
Neoliberalism: A Critical Reader
Neoliberalism is the dominant ideology shaping our world today. It dictates the policies of governments, and shapes the actions of key institutions such as the WTO, IMF, World Bank and European…
Fairtrade, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia and Uganda. Final Report to DFID, with Appendices
The main authors of this report are Christopher Cramer, Deborah Johnston, Carlos Oya and John Sender. The main research team was supported by a research officer, Bernd Mueller. Research supervisors…
Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: The Current Research Landscape
To map the extent and nature of current and planned research on agriculture for improved nutrition in order to identify gaps where more research might be useful, a conceptual framework linking agriculture and nutrition was developed and a gap analysis was conducted.