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Other UNU Tit/es of Interest Food Composition Data: A User's
Edited by William M. Rand, Carol T.
Windham, Bonito W. Wyse, and Vemon R. Young
Knowledge of the composition of the foods we eat is of critical importance,
and yet, the available data are extremely inadequate. Food composition data play
a key part in research and policy relating to public health, dietetics,
nutrition, and epidemiology and are crucial to all phases of food production and
manufacturing. In this volume, prominent workers in the field pin-point the
problems and offer concrete steps to remedying the situation.
WHTR 10/UNUP-633 ISBN 92-808~633-5
240 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm,
Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Issues and Methods for
Policy and Planning
Edited by Beatrice
forge Rogers and Nina P. Schlossman
Emphasizing the importance of understanding how resources are distributed
within the household in order to design successful and effective development
programmes, the authors ofthis3-part study first consider various conceptual
approaches to the subject, then examine different methods for collecting the
information needed for analysing household resource allocation,and,finally,focus
on such key variables as how members allocate time, individual food consumption,
and household flexibility in adapting to external economic and social changes.
Of special note is the sample approach to incorporating household issues into
the design and evaluation of development programmes presented in the Appendix.
WHTR-13/UNUP-733 ISBN 92-808-0733-7
16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper-bound,
Positive Deviance in Child Nutrition-with Emphasis on Psychosocial
and Behavioural Aspects and Implications for Development by
Marian Zeitlin, Hossein Ghassemi, and Mohamed Mansour
Positive deviance refers to children who grow and develop well in
impoverished environments where most children are victims of malnutrition and
chronicillness.Theseexceptional children are important as examples of successful
child care behaviour and community support systems that can be applied when
designing policies and programmer aimed at the malnourished. The book features
policy recommendations, a guide to future research, and a pilot project model.
ISBN 92-808-0697-1 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper-bound,
Research Methods in Nutritional Anthropology
Edited by Gretel H. Pelto, Pertti J. Pelto, and Ellen
A comprehensive manual of anthropological methodologies applicable to field
studies in nutrition, this volume describes strategies of field research in
nutritional anthropology, determinants and cultural components of food intake,
methods for collecting and analysing data on energy expenditures, and
statistical methods for nutritional anthropology.
WHTR-9/UNUP-632 ISBN 92-808-0632-7
218 pages, 16.4 x23.9 cm,