Journal article icon

Journal article

Changing patterns of social variation in stature in Poland

Subtitle:
effects of transition from a command economy to the free-market system?
Abstract:

Summary: The aim of this analysis was to examine the effects on stature in two nationally representative samples of Polish 19-year-old conscripts of maternal and paternal education level, and of degree of urbanization, before and after the economic transition of 1990. Data were from two national surveys of 19-year-old Polish conscripts: 27,236 in 1986 and 28,151 in 2001. In addition to taking height measurements, each subject was asked about the socioeconomic background of their families, inc...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1017/S0021932004006777

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department:
Institute of Anthropology
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department:
Institute of Anthropology
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department:
Institute of Anthropology
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Biosocial Science Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
4
Pages:
427-434
Publication date:
2005-07-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7599
ISSN:
0021-9320
URN:
uuid:27cc0732-9f47-476b-9df5-c13a4bce28b6
Local pid:
ora:6576

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP