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Contents Contributors Acknowledgements 1 Health change in the Asia-Pacific Region: disparate end-points? STANLEY J. ULIJASZEK and RYUTARO OHTSUKA 2 Interactions of nutrition, genetics and infectious disease in the Pacific; implications for prehistoric migrations STEPHEN OPPENHEIMER 3 Biocultural adaptation and population connectedness in the Asia-Pacific Region RYUTARO OHTSUKA 4 Changing nutritional health in South East Asia GEOFFREY C. MARKS 5 Obesity and nutritional health in Hong Kong Chinese people GARY T.C. KO 6 Modernization, nutritional adaptability and health in Papua New Guinean highlanders and Solomon Islanders TARO YAMAUCHI 7 Tongan obesity: human ecological implications of its causes and consequences TSUKASA INAOKA, YASUHIRO MATSUMURA and KAZUHIRO SUDA 8 Nutrition and health in modernizing Samoans: tempral trends and adaptive perspectives EMBER D. KEIGHLEY, STEPHEN T. MCGARVEY, CHRISTINE QUESTED, CHARLES MCCUDDIN, SATUPAITEA VIALI and UTO'OFILI A. MAGA 9 Health patterns of Pacific Islanders and Asians in the United States W. PARKER FRISBIE, ROBERT A. HUMMER, T. ELIZABETH DURDEN and YOUNGTAE CHO 10 Impacts of modernization and transnationalism on nutritional health of Cook Islanders STANLEY J. ULIJASZEK 11 Mortality decline in the Pacific: economic development and other explanations ALISTAIR WOODWARD and TONY BLAKELY 12 Health changes in Papua New Guinea: from adaptation to double jeopardy? ROBERT ATTENBOROUGH
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Health transition -- Southeast Asia.
Health transition -- East Asia.
Health transition -- Islands of the Pacific.
Nutrition -- Southeast Asia.
Nutrition -- East Asia.
Nutrition -- Islands of the Pacific.
Health Transition -- Asia, Southeastern.
Health Transition -- Far East.
Health Transition -- Pacific Islands.
Anthropology, Cultural -- Asia, Southeastern.
Anthropology, Cultural -- Far East.
Anthropology, Cultural -- Pacific Islands.
Nutritional Status -- Asia, Southeastern.
Nutritional Status -- Far East.
Nutritional Status -- Pacific Islands.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Asia, Southeastern.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Far East.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Pacific Islands.