International Journal of Anthropology

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List of Papers (Total 2)

Ecology of Children’s Growth: An Example from Transitional Populations of the Brazilian Amazon

The intense environmental and social changes taking place in Amazonia make this a key area for health studies of populations transitioning to a cosmopolitan lifestyle and market economy. Caboclos are among those populations. They comprise the majority of rural Brazilian Amazon peoples. At present there is limited information about their patterns of growth and health. In this paper, ...