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Migration and obesity : the experience of Iranian migrants in Australia

Delavari, Maryam 2014, Migration and obesity : the experience of Iranian migrants in Australia, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University.

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Title Migration and obesity : the experience of Iranian migrants in Australia
Author Delavari, Maryam
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health and Social Development
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Swinburn, Boyd
Mellor, DavidORCID iD for Mellor, David orcid.org/0000-0001-5007-5906
Renzaho ,Andre
Sacks, GaryORCID iD for Sacks, Gary orcid.org/0000-0001-9736-1539
Date submitted 2014-07
Keyword(s) obesity
migration
acculturation patterns
environmental changes
Iran
Summary  This thesis provided valuable data to better understand how migration relates to obesity trends. The research expanded the concepts and models of the impact of migration and acculturation on obesity by testing them in a population of Iranian immigrants to Australia.
Language eng
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
220405 Religion and Society
160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology
Socio Economic Objective 920405 Environmental Health
Description of original xviii, 213 pages : illustrations, come coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Free to Read? Yes
Use Rights Creative Commons Attribution licence
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30073217

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