Migrants getting fat in Australia
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Migrants getting fat in Australia acculturation and its effects on the nutrition and physical activity of African migrants to developed countries by Andre M. N. Renzaho

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Published by Nova Science Pubs. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia,
  • Immigrants -- Nutrition -- Australia,
  • Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- Australia,
  • Africans -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia,
  • Africans -- Nutrition -- Australia,
  • Affrican -- Health and hygiene -- Australia,
  • Australia -- Emigration and immigration

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-149) and index.

StatementAndre M.N. Renzaho.
LC ClassificationsJV9125.2 .R46 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16843299M
ISBN 101600214967
ISBN 109781600214967
LC Control Number2008270947

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