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Exporting pandemics: free trade agreements and the global diffusion of unhealthy behaviours

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This thesis is about the causes of unhealthy behaviours, and the role of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in shaping them. Unhealthy behaviours include smoking, harmful alcohol consumption, and excess caloric intake. Sociologists have primarily investigated the causes of these behaviours with reference to individuals’ socio-economic and local environmental characteristics. Yet these determinants may, in turn, be shaped by a society’s macro-economic and political institutions, including FTAs. F...

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SSD
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Sociology
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-12-17

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