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Invoking The Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities

Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 3, “Invoking the Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities,” Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan further extend this volume’s section on disability, ... More


Nutritional and Metabolic Adaptation

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

in Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The bulk of human evolution occurred in a nutritional milieu very different from the modern one, and the human genotype was selected to be well adapted to that milieu. There is a rising incidence of ... More


The Molecular Basis of Variation and Inheritance

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

in Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The human genome varies by about 0.5% between individuals as a result of single nucleotide polymorphisms and insertions, deletions, inversions, and duplications of longer sequences. Patterns of ... More


The Internationalization of the Obesity Epidemic: The Case of Sugar-Sweetened Sodas

Malden C. Nesheim and Marion Nestle

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the early 1980s, the prevalence of obesity and overweight has increased in the United States to the point where about two-thirds of the US population can be classified as one or the other by ... More


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