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Late childhood and adolescence growth sensitivity to political transition: the case of South African Cape coloured schoolchildren during and post-apartheid

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South Africa underwent major social and economic change between 1987 and 1995. The release of Nelson Mandela in February 1990 proclaimed an end to the political system of apartheid, and the first freely elected non-White government in 1994 instigated social and economic reforms aimed at alleviating the consequences of apartheid. This paper aims to examine the impact of these socio-economic and political changes on height, weight and body mass index (BMI) in childhood and late adolescence. An ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2478/v10044-012-0002-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author
Publisher:
De Gruyter Open Publisher's website
Journal:
Anthropological Review Journal website
Volume:
75
Issue:
1
Pages:
19–31
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Acceptance date:
2012-12-01
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EISSN:
2083-4594
ISSN:
1898-6773
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632548
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pubs:632548
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uuid:cf911551-022a-4b81-b903-57ec595322b4
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pubs:632548
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2016-07-08

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