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Water insecurity in 3 dimensions: an anthropological perspective on water and women's psychosocial distress in Ethiopia.
Water insecurity is a primary underlying determinant of global health disparities. While public health research on water insecurity has focused mainly on two dimensions, water access and adequacy, anExpand
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Distribution and Numbers of Pygmies in Central African Forests
Pygmy populations occupy a vast territory extending west-to-east along the central African belt from the Congo Basin to Lake Victoria. However, their numbers and actual distribution is not knownExpand
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Rapidly rising food prices and the experience of food insecurity in urban Ethiopia: impacts on health and well-being.
The rise in food prices since 2007 is widely recognized as signaling a crisis of food insecurity among the world's poor. Scholars sought to chart the impacts of the crisis on food insecurity byExpand
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Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis
In recent weeks, people all over the world have been settling into a ‘new normal’ of restricted mobility, online working, social distancing and enhanced hand hygiene. As part of the global fight ag...
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Competition for Cooperation: variability, benefits and heritability of relational wealth in hunter-gatherers
Many defining human characteristics including theory of mind, culture and language relate to our sociality, and facilitate the formation and maintenance of cooperative relationships. Therefore,Expand
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Child Well-Being: Anthropological Perspectives 18
Anthropology commonly is regarded as the study of human origins or exotic cultures, but in fact, its remit embraces all aspects of humanity. It is distinguished from other social sciences,Expand
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Plantation Development in the Turkana Basin: The Making of a New Desert?
Since the early 20th century, “desert reclamation” has been synonymous with large-scale waterworks and irrigation. These techniques have made it possible to produce abundant crops in arid orExpand
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“Do Our Bodies Know Their Ways?” Villagization, Food Insecurity, and Ill-Being in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley
Abstract: This article investigates food security and well-being in the context of “development-forced displacement” in Ethiopia. In the lower Omo, a large hydroelectric dam and plantation schemesExpand
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Perinatal mental distress in a rural Ethiopian community: a critical examination of psychiatric labels
Background Perinatal mental distress poses a heavy burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This study investigated perceptions and experiences of perinatal mental distress among women inExpand
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“I Want Variety!”: Dietary Variety as Aesthetic Pursuit, Social Signal, and Nutritional Vehicle in Brazil and Ethiopia
It has long been observed that people all over the world prefer to increase the variety of their diets whenever that option is available. We know very little, however, about why people might seek g...
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