Thesis icon

Thesis

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

Abstract:

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...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


Pepita Barlow More by this author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor, Contributor
Role:
Supervisor
More from this funder
Grant:
WT108696MA
Funding agency for:
Project
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

Terms of use


Metrics



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

TO TOP