Search for dissertations about: "women children"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 408 swedish dissertations containing the words women children.

  1. 1. Health and Nutrition in the Tarahumara of Northern Mexico : Studies among Women and Children

    Author : Joel Monárrez-Espino; Ted Greiner; Gunilla Lindmark; Homero Martínez; Reynaldo Martorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; acculturation; anemia; anthropometry; body shape; cognitive anthropology; qualitative methods; ferritin; food; indian; infant feeding; malnutrition; Mexico; micronutrients; obesity; overweight; Raramuri; school children; Tarahumara; westernization; women; Internationell hälsa; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Belonging to an indigenous group in Mexico is usually associated with poor health, mainly as the result of social isolation from the mainstream society. The Tarahumara are no exception. They constitute the largest indigenous group in northern Mexico and one of the most marginalized ethnic minorities in North America. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of dietary intake in young populations using new approaches and technologies

    Author : Åsa Svensson; Christel Larsson; Lauren Lissner; Hilde Brekke; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dietary intake; energy; assessment; validity; reproducibility; children; adolescents; women; pregnant; overweight; technology; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground There is a great need for improved dietary assessment methods that give valid intake data and are more user friendly than traditional methods.Objectives The aim of this thesis was to develop, implement, and evaluate dietary assessment methods using new approaches and technologies in young populations, and to investigate variables that are important for reporting accuracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Mystery of the House of Royal Women

    Author : Tal Davidovich; Bo Isaksson; Stig Norin; Antti Laato; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; concubine; royal women; secondary women; secondary wives; harem; Old Testament; gender; theology; Semitic languages; women in the Old Testament; women in the ancient Near East; Rizpah; Maacah; Abigail; Abishag; royal sons; pilagshim; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : This study focuses on one of the groups of royal women in the OT who were considered the spouses of the king: the group of the royal pilagshim, who had a kind of secondary status in the household.Having pilagshim was not a privilege reserved to the kings, but was also practiced by other leaders, like the forefathers and the judges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Content and In Vitro Accessibility of Provitamin. A Carotenoids in Some Tanzanian Vegetables and Fruits Effects of Traditional Processing and Preparation, and Influence on Vitamin A Status

    Author : Generose Ishengoma Mulokozi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : in vitro accessibility; sunflower oil; solar cabinet drying; women; all-trans-beta-carotene; alpha-carotene; open sun-drying; vitamin A; provitamin A carotenoids; plasma; breast milk; fruits; vegetables; red palm oil; Tanzania; beta-cryptoxanthin; pregnancy; children;

    Abstract : Vitamin A deficiency is among the major nutritional problems in Tanzania as in many developing countries. It mainly affects children and pregnant and lactating women. The basic cause of this problem is related to the diet, which contains little preformed vitamin A and plant foods with a low content and bioavailability of provitamin A carotenoids. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sweet Battlefields : Youth and the Liberian Civil War

    Author : Mats Utas; Ovesen Jan; Alcinda Honwana; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Liberia; anthropology; civil war; youth; children; child soldiers; street children; conflict; violence; women in war; West Africa; liminality; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an ethnography of youth in Liberia and of how their lives became affected by a civil war which raged in the country between 1990 and 1997. The focus is on the experiences, motivations, and reflections of young combatants who fought for a variety of rebel factions. READ MORE