Mothers, Infants, and Children

Abada TSJ, Trovato F, Lalu N. 2001. Determinants of Breastfeeding in the Philippines: A Survival Analysis. Social Science and Medicine 52:71-81. [breastfeeding; culture change; economy; Southeast Asia]

Kurdi Mother and Infant -- Isreal (Paul Schutzer)Acharya PK. 2003. Maternal Factors and Nutritional Status of Preschool Children. Man in India 83(1-2):109-119. [maternal, child nutrition; social conditions; South Asia; India; Bhubaneswar ]

Bamji M, Thimayamma BVS. 2000. Impact of Women's Work on Maternal and Child Nutrition. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 39(1):13-. [maternal, child nutrition]

Bird-David N. 2008. Feeding Nayaka Children and English Readers: A Bifocal Ethnography of Parental Feeding in "the Giving Environment". Anthropological Quarterly 81(3):523-550. [child feeding; nurturing; sharing; hunter gatherers; South Asia; India; Nayaka]

Bwibo NO, Neumann CG. 2003. The Need for Animal Source Foods by Kenyan Children. Journal of Nutrition 133(11):3936S-3940S. [child nutrition; malnutrition; meat eating; Africa; Kenya]

Cheah CSL, Van Hook J. 2012. Chinese and Korean Immigrants' Early Life Deprivation: An Important Factor for Child Feeding Practices and Children's Body Weight in the United States. Social Science & Medicine 74(5):744-752. [child nutrition; diet; childhood feeding practices; North America; United States; Chinese immigrants; Korean immigrants]

Cook DT. 2009. Semantic Provisioning of Children's Food: Commerce, Care and Maternal Practice. Childhood-a Global Journal of Child Research 16(3):317-334. [consumer culture; mothering; children; meaning; North America; United States]

Critser G. 2003. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fatest People in the World. Houghton Mifflin. [obesity; culture; environment; food promotions; child nutrition; North America]

Dreyfuss M, Stoltzfus R, West K. 2000. Hookworms, Malaria, and Vitamin a Deficiency Contribute to Anemia and Iron Deficiency among Pregnant Women in the Plains of Nepal. Journal of Nutrition 130(10):2527-. [malnutrtion; disease; maternal nutrition; South Asia; Nepal]

Eriksen SJ, Manke B. 2011. "Because Being Fat Means Being Sick": Children at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Sociological Inquiry 81(4):549-569. [obesity; food; meaning; type 2 diabetes; children; North America; California; Anaheim]

Eshre Capri Workshop Group. 2006. Nutrition and Reproduction in Women. Human Reproduction Update 12(3):193-207. [maternal nutrition; contraception; miscarriage; obesity; reproduction]

Esterik Pv. 2002. Contemporary Trends in Infant Feeding Research. Annual Review of Anthropology 31:257-278. [breastfeeding; infant diet; globalization]

Field CJ. 2005. The Immunological Components of Human Milk and Their Effect on Immune Development in Infants. Journal of Nutrition 135(1):1-4. [breastfeeding]

Floyd B. 2009. Associations between Height, Body Mass, and Frequency of Decayed, Extracted, and Filled Deciduous Teeth among Two Cohorts of Taiwanese First Graders. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140(1):113-119. [nutritional anthropology; diet; undernutrition; growth and development; dentition; children; East Asia; Taiwan]

Franzen L, Smith C. 2009. Differences in Stature, Bmi, and Dietary Practices between Us Born and Newly Immigrated Hmong Children. Social Science & Medicine 69(3):442-450. [acculturation; Body mass index; obesity; children; food habits; North America; United States; Minnesota; Minneapolis; St. Paul; Hmong Americans; Thai; Laotian; immigrants]

Fratkin E, Roth E, Nathan M. 2004. Pastoral Sedentarization and Its Effects on Children’s Diet, Health, and Growth among Rendille of Northern Kenya. Human Ecology 32(5):531-559. [pastoralism; sedentarization; child nutrition; growth; East Africa]

Garfield R. 2000. Studies on Young Child Malnutrition in Iraq: Problems and Insights, 1990-1999. Nutrition Reviews 58(9):269-. [child nutrition; Middle East; Iraq]

Gittelsohn J, Haberle H, Vastine AE, et al. 2003. Macro- and Microlevel Processes Affect Food Choice and Nutritional Status in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Journal of Nutrition 133:310S-313S. [food system; Westernization; obesity; child nutrition; Oceania]

Gittelsohn J, Vastine AE. 2003. Sociocultural and Household Factors Impacting on the Selection, Allocation and Consumption of Animal Source Foods: Current Knowledge and Application. Journal of Nutrition 133(11):4036S-4041S. [food choice; proscriptions; meat eating; mother & child nutrition]

Goldman A. 2000. Symposium: Bioactivity in Milk and Bacterial Interactions in the Developing Immature Intestine -- Modulation of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Infants by Human Milk. Journal of Nutrition 130(2):4263-. [foodstuffs; human milk; child nutrition; human evolution; nutritional anthropology]

Goto R. 2002. Poor Intestinal Permeability in Mildly Stunted Nepali Children: Associations with Weaning Practices and Giardia Lamblia Infection. British Journal of Nutrition 88(2):141-149. [ breastfeeding; lactose digestion; growth; malnutrition; malabsorption; disease; diarrhoea; South Asia; Nepal]

Gracey M. 2000. Historical, Cultural, Political, and Social Influences on Dietary Patterns and Nutrition in Australian Aboriginal Children. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 72(5 (supp)):1361s-. [child nutrition; Australia; Aborigine]

Griffiths P, Matthews Z, Hinde A. 2002. Gender, Family, and the Nutritional Status of Children in Three Culturally Contrasting States of India. Social Science and Medicine 55:775-790. [child nutrition; South Asia]

Hinde K, Milligan LA. 2011. Primate Milk: Proximate Mechanisms and Ultimate Perspectives. Evolutionary Anthropology 20(1):9-23. [lactation; breast milk; maternal investment; infant development; primates; evolution]

Hupkens C. 2000. Social Class Differences in Food Consumption: The Explanatory Value of Permissiveness and Health and Cost Considerations. European Journal of Public Health 10(2):108-113. [social relations; eating habits; food costs; middle class; lower class; child nutrition; Europe; Netherlands; Belgium; Germany]

Innis SM. 2007. Human Milk: Maternal Dietary Lipids and Infant Development. Proceedings- Nutrition Society of London 66:397. [maternal & infant nutrition]

Jenike MR, Lutz K, Vaaler C, et al. 2011. Thinking About Food, Drink, and Nutrition among Ninth Graders in the United States Midwest: A Case Study of Local Partnership Research. Human Organization 70(2):139-152. [nutritional anthropology; applied anthropology; obesity; children; adolescents; North America; United States; Wisconsin]

Keller KL, Kuilema LG, Lee N, et al. 2012. The Impact of Food Branding on Children's Eating Behavior and Obesity. Physiology & Behavior 106(3):379-386. [child nutrition; advertising]

Kennedy E, Haddad L. 2000. The Nutrition of Women in the Developing World. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1439-1443. Cambridge University Press. [nutritional anthropology; maternal, infant nutrition; household relations]

Leynse WLH. 2006. Journeys through 'Ingestible Topography': Socializing the 'Situated Eater' in France. European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics 22:129-158. [socialization; enculturation; food preference; children; Europe]

Mabilia M. 2000. The Cultural Context of Childhood Diarrhea among Gogo Infants. Anthropology & Medicine 7:191-208. [breastfeeding; disease; beliefs; taboos; Africa; Tanzania; Wagogo]

Matos Viegas Sd. 2003. Eating with Your Favorite Mother: Time and Sociality in a Brazilian Amerindian Community. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Society 9(1):21-38. [social relations; parent-child bond; food and kinship; Bahia; Caboclo]

Mishra S. 2003. Feeding Practices and Nutritional Anthropometry of Pre-School Children. Bharatiya Vidya Sansthan. [nutritional anthropology; child nutrition; South Asia; India; Orissa]

Moffat T. 2010. The "Childhood Obesity Epidemic": Health Crisis or Social Construction? Medical Anthropology Quarterly 24(1):1-21. [obesity; overweight; children; nutritional anthropology; meaning; cultural critique; North America; United States; Kentucky]

Nukaga M. 2008. The Underlife of Kids' School Lunchtime - Negotiating Ethnic Boundaries and Identity in Food Exchange. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 37(3):342-380. [ethnic identity; school-children; food exchange; sharing; North America; United States]

Pelto GH. 2008. Taking Care of Children: Applying Anthropology in Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health. Human Organization 67(3):237-243. [nutritional anthropology; theory and method; children; health]

Quandt SA. 2000. Infant and Child Nutrition. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1444-1453. [history; maternal nutrition; nutritional anthropology]

Ristovski-Slijepcevic S, Chapman GE, Beagan BL. 2010. Being a 'Good Mother': Dietary Governmentality in the Family Food Practices of Three Ethnocultural Groups in Canada. Health 14(5):467-483. [diet; dietary guidelines; eating habits; mother & child nutrition; North America]

Sawaya AL, Martins P, Hoffman D, et al. 2003. The Link between Childhood Undernutrition and Risk of Chronic Diseases in Adulthood: A Case Study of Brasil. Nutrition Reviews 61(5):168-175. [child nutrition; obesity; chronic degenerative disease; nutritional transition; South America]

Schmied V, Lupton D. 2001. Blurring the Boundaries: Breastfeeding and Maternal Subjectivity. Sociology of Health and Illness 23:234-250. [infant feeding; social relations; mother-infant bond; Australia]

Scott S, Duncan CJ. 2000. Interacting Effects of Nutrition and Social Class Differentials on Fertility and Infant Mortality in a Pre-Industrial Population. Population Studies 54:71-87. [history; maternal & infant nutrition; social class; United Kingdom]

Simon D, Adams AM, Madhavan S. 2002. Women's Social Power: Child Nutrition and Poverty in Mali. Journal of Biosocial Science 34:193-213. [child nutrition; gender relations; social status; Africa; Fulbe]

Stansbury JP, Barrios RE, Rojas C, et al. 2000. After the Hurricane: Child Nutrition in Honduran Reconstruction. Nutritional Anthropology 24(1):3-7. [child nutrition, malnutrition; disaster; Central America; Honduras]

Timmer A. 2006. Competing Discourses on the Political Economy of Hunger. Nutritional Anthropology 27-28(1-2/1-2):1-13. [hunger; child malnutrition; government; poverty; Central America; Nicaragua ]

Vahatalo L. 2005. Schoolchildren's Food Consumption and Dietary Intake During the Dry Season in North-West Namibia. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 56(6):367-375(369). [food consumption; child nutrition; dietary intake; dry season; seasonal hunger; Africa; Namibia]

Yovsi RD, Keller H. 2003. Breastfeeding: An Adaptive Process. Ethos 31(2):147-171. [infant feeding; cultural values; ecology; Africa; Cameroon; Nso; Fulani]

Zhu JF. 2010. Mothering Expectant Mothers: Consumption, Production, and Two Motherhoods in Contemporary China. Ethos 38(4):406-421. [maternal & infant nutrition; change; East Asia; Zhengzhou]

see Mothers, Infants, and Children Archive for items published before 2000

Updated 10/2012