Journal of Anthropology

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January 2017

From Rural to Urban: Archaeological Research in the Periphery of Huari, Ayacucho Valley, Peru
Lidio M. Valdez 1 and J. Ernesto Valdez 2Academic Editor:Benjamin Campbell1, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB, Canada2, Universidad de Huamanga, Ayacucho, PeruReceived 12 July 2016; Accepted 16 October 2016; 13 February 2017This is an open access article...
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Shifting from Village-Based Networks to Locally Generated Networks: Undocumented Mexican Agricultural Workers Who Use/Used Hard Drugs
Keith V. Bletzer 1Academic Editor:Kaushik BoseSchool of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USAReceived 26 July 2016; Accepted 1 February 2017; 28 February 2017This is an open access article distributed under...
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January 2016

Sociocultural Determinants to Adoption of Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Practices in Nyakach, Kisumu County, Kenya: A Descriptive Qualitative Study
[ProQuest: [...] denotes non US-ASCII text; see PDF]Academic Editor:Santos AlonsoSchool of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University, Private Bag, Maseno, KenyaReceived 24 June 2016; Revised 11 October 2016;...
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January 2015

Diagnosis of Mercurial Teeth in a Possible Case of Congenital Syphilis and Tuberculosis in a 19th Century Child Skeleton
Academic Editor:Holger SchutkowskiBiological Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy Research Unit, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, AustraliaReceived 2 February 2015; Accepted 17 March 2015; 29 March 2015This is an open access article distributed...
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Traditional and Skilled Birth Attendants in Zimbabwe: A Situational Analysis and Some Policy Considerations
Academic Editor:Kaushik BoseDepartment of Anthropology and Sociology, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South AfricaReceived 9 March 2015; Accepted 15 April 2015; 18 May 2015This is an open access article distributed under...
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Corrigendum to "New Data on Food Consumption in Pre-Hispanic Populations from Northwest Argentina (Ca. 1000-1550 A.D.): The Contribution of Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Composition of Human Bones"
CONICET-Instituto de Arqueologia, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 25 de Mayo 217, 3rd floor, C1002ABD Buenos Aires, ArgentinaReceived 22 June 2015; Accepted 2 August 2015; 25 August 2015This is an open access article distributed...
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Globally Declining Population of Women Folk Causing Sex Imbalance Is a Serious Concern: An Analysis of Sex Ratio around the Globe
Rajesh K. Gautam 1 and Jyoti Jhariya 1 and Pardeep Kumar 2 Academic Editor:Santos Alonso 1, Department of Anthropology, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, India 2, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, IndiaReceived 17 February 2015; Accepted 17 April...
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The Difficulty of Sexing Skeletons from Unknown Populations
[ProQuest: [...] denotes non US-ASCII text; see PDF]Academic Editor:Hugo Cardoso Biological Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy Research Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, AustraliaReceived 8 October 2015; Revised...
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January 2014

Traditional Birth Attendants and Policy Ambivalence in Zimbabwe
Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose Sociology Department, University of Zimbabwe, P.O. Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, ZimbabweReceived 20 September 2013; Revised 23 December 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; 7 May 2014This is an open access article distributed...
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Paleogenetic Studies in Guajajara Skeletal Remains, Maranhão State, Brazil
Daniela Leite 1 and Alysson Leitão 1 and Ana Paula Schaan 1 and Anderson N. R. Marinho 1 and Sheila Souza 2 and Claudia Rodrigues-Carvalho 3 and Francisca Cardoso 4, 5 and Ândrea Ribeiro-dos-Santos 1 Academic Editor:Santos Alonso 1, Laboratório de Paleogenética/Laboratório...
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Risk of Cardiovascular Disease among Diabetic Patients in Manipur, Northeast India
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Mary Grace Tungdim 1 and T. Ginzaniang 2 and G. Poufullung Kabui 2 and Deepali Verma 1 and Satwanti Kapoor 1 Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007,...
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Fertility Behaviour and Effect of Son Preference among the Muslims of Manipur, India
Mohammad Asghar 1 and Benrithung Murry 2 and Kallur Nava Saraswathy 2 Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, Department of Anthropology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar 791112, India 2, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, IndiaReceived...
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An Ethnographic Study of Diabetes: Implications for the Application of Patient Centred Care in Cameroon
Paschal Kum Awah 1,2 Academic Editor:Benjamin Campbell 1, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, University of Yaounde I, P.O. Box 755, Yaounde, Cameroon 2, Centre for Population Studies and Health Promotion, P.O. Box...
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A Brief Overview of the Last 10 Years of Major Late Pleistocene Discoveries in the Old World: Homo Floresiensis, Neanderthal, and Denisovan
Academic Editor:Santos Alonso Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USAReceived 26 February 2014; Revised 6 May 2014; Accepted 26 May 2014; 15 June 2014This is an open access article distributed under the Creative...
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Women's Perception of Reproductive Illness in Manipur, India
Pebam Krishnakumari 1 and P. C. Joshi 2 and M. C. Arun Kumar 1 and M. Meghachandra Singh 3 Academic Editor:Santos Alonso 1, Department of Anthropology, Manipur University, Canchipur 795003, India 2, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi...
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Sexual Dimorphism in Blood Pressure and Hypertension among Adult Parengi Porjas of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) I. Arjun Rao 1 and Adimoolam Chandrasekhar 2 and Venugopal N. Pulamaghatta 3 and Subal Das 4 and Kaushik Bose 5 Academic Editor:Santos Alonso 1, Department of Forensic Sciences, GGV, Bilaspur, India...
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The Discolouration of Human Teeth from Archaeological Contexts: Elemental Analysis of a Black Tooth from a Roman Cranium Recovered from the River Witham, Lincoln, UK
Emma L. Brown 1 and Ronald A. Dixon 2 and Jason W. Birkett 3 Academic Editor:Hugo Cardoso 1, Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, UK 2, School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Brayford...
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Influence of Adult Knee Height, Age at First Birth, Migration, and Current Age on Adult Physical Function of Bangladeshi Mothers and Daughters in the United Kingdom and Bangladesh
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Barry Bogin 1 and Diane Harper 1 and Joy Merrell 2 and Jasmin Chowdhury 2 and Michael Heinrich 3 and Vanja Garaj 4 and Bablin Molik 5 and Janice L. Thompson 6 Academic Editor:Benjamin Campbell 1, Centre...
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Nutritional Status among Females of Bhaina Tribe of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India: An Anthropological Insight
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Academic Editor:Tetsuo Katsuura Department of Anthropology and Tribal Development, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (Central University), Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh 495009, IndiaReceived 28 May 2014; Accepted...
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Sacred Groves: The Consequence of Traditional Management
Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose Institute of Environment Education and Research, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune 411030, IndiaReceived 4 September 2014; Accepted 21 October 2014; 10 November 2014This is an open access article distributed under the Creative...
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A Study of Facial Index among Malay Population
Tahamida Yesmin 1 and San San Thwin 1 and Shazia Afrin Urmi 2 and Mar Mar Wai 1 and Pu. Fazlin Zaini 1 and Khairil Azwan 1 Academic Editor:Philipp Mitteroecker 1, Department of Anatomy, University Kuala Lumpur, Royal College of Medicine Perak, No. 3...
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Improving Households Knowledge and Attitude on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Practices through School Health Programme in Nyakach, Kisumu County in Western Kenya
Job Wasonga 1 and Charles Omondi Olang'o 2 and Felix Kioli 2 Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, CARE International in Kenya, P.O. Box 88, Kisumu, Kenya 2, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University, KenyaReceived...
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Dolicocephalization in Cephalic Indices of Adult Yorubas of Nigeria
G. S. Oladipo 1 and K. C. Anugweje 2 and I. F. Bob-Manuel 1 Academic Editor:Philipp Mitteroecker 1, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2, University...
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Anthropometric Characteristics of Underprivileged Adolescents: A Study from Urban Slums of India
Sushama A. Khopkar 1 and Suvi M. Virtanen 2, 3, 4 and Sangita Kulathinal 5 Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, Department of Statistics, H. P. T. Arts and R. Y. K. Sc. College, Nashik 422 005, India 2, Unit of Nutrition, Department of Lifestyle and Participation,...
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The Cubit: A History and Measurement Commentary
[ProQuest: [...] denotes non US-ASCII text; see PDF]Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois, USAReceived 20 August 2013; Accepted 7 November 2013; 30 January 2014This is an open access article distributed under the Creative...
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Body Weight Concerns among Urban Adolescent Girls: A Microlevel Study
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Susmita Mukhopadhyay 1 and Nandini Ganguly 1 and Shailendra Kumar Mishra 2 Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose 1, Biological Anthropology Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata...
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Violence and Warfare in Precontact Melanesia
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Academic Editor:Kaushik Bose Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USAReceived 13 September 2013; Accepted 4 January 2014; 13 March 2014This...
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January 2013

Adiposity and Health Status among Adult Male Mundas and Oraons of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Subal Das 1 and Bigitendriya Debsharma 2 and Kaushik Bose 3 Recommended by Tetsuo Katsuura 1, Department of Anthropology and Tribal Development, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh,...
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Indigenous Aeta Magbukún Self-Identity, Sociopolitical Structures, and Self-Determination at the Local Level in the Philippines
Vincent S. Balilla 1 and Julia Anwar McHenry 2 and Mark P. McHenry 3 and Riva Marris Parkinson 1 and Danilo T. Banal 4 Recommended by Santos Alonso 1, Peninsula Ecosystems and Health Foundation Inc., Philippines 2, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin...
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Distribution of Hairs on the Phalanges of Hands among Ghanaians
Recommended by Tetsuo Katsuura Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, GhanaReceived 16 April 2013; Accepted 3 July 2013This is an open access article distributed under the...
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January 2012

Size and Shape: Morphology's Impact on Human Speed and Mobility
Cara M. Wall-Scheffler 1, 2 Recommended by Benjamin Campbell 1, Department of Biology, Seattle Pacific University, Suite 205, 3307 3rd Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119-1997, USA 2, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195,...
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Epidemiological Study of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Scheduled Caste Population of India
Vandana Rai 1 and Pradeep Kumar 1 Recommended by Santos Alonso 1, Human Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur 22001, IndiaReceived 26 November 2011; Revised 23 February 2012; Accepted 29 February...
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The Human Mandible and the Origins of Speech
Recommended by Emiliano Bruner Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305, USAReceived 1 November 2011; Accepted 6 February 2012This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License,...
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Moving Earth and Building Monuments at the Carson Mounds Site, Coahoma County, Mississippi
Jayur Madhusudan Mehta 1 and Kelsey M. Lowe 2, 3 and Rachel Stout-Evans 4 and John Connaway 5 Recommended by Nicola Masini 1, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University, 101 Dinwiddie Hall, 6823 Street, Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA 2,...
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Causes and Consequences of Rapid Erosion of Cultural Values in a Traditional African Society
Recommended by Kaushik Bose Department of Sociology, Lagos State University, PMB 1087, Lagos State, NigeriaReceived 9 December 2011; Revised 9 February 2012; Accepted 10 February 2012This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons...
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Towards a Community-Based Integrated Institutional Framework for Ecotourism Management: The Case of the Masebe Nature Reserve, Limpopo Province of South Africa
Recommended by Maryna Steyn 1, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20 Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South AfricaReceived 26 June 2012; Accepted 24 August 2012This is an open access article distributed under the...
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Anthropometric Method for Determining "Masked Obesity" in the Young Japanese Female Population
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Yoshiyuki Fukuoka 1, 2 and Hatsumi Ueoka 1 and Nahoko Koya 2 and Yoshihiko Fujisawa 2 and Masaru Ishii 3 Recommended by Maryna Steyn 1, Laboratory of Environmental and Applied Physiology, Faculty of...
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Maternal Predictors of Newborn Somatometrics
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Satwanti Kapoor 1 and Prerna Bhasin 1 and Meenal Dhall 1 and Deepali Verma 1 and Shilpi Gupta 1 and Mary Grace Tungdim 1 Recommended by Kaushik Bose 1, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi,...
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A Future Journey to the Elderly Support in Bangladesh
M. Nazrul Islam 1 and Dilip C. Nath 2 Recommended by Santos Alonso 1, Department of Statistics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet 3114, Bangladesh 2, Department of Statistics, Gauhati University, Assam, Guwahati 781014, IndiaReceived...
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Dermatoglyphic Studies among the Dumagat-Remontado Tribal Population of the Philippines
Sally B. Gutierez 1,2 and John Lou S. Lucenario 1,3 and Mark Jason T. Yebes 3 Recommended by Kaushik Bose 1, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1101 Quezon City, Philippines 2, Elementary...
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The First Probable Case of Leprosy in Southeast Italy (13Th-14th Centuries AD, Montecorvino, Puglia)
Mauro Rubini 1, 2 and Valentina Dell'Anno 2 and Roberta Giuliani 2 and Pasquale Favia 2 and Paola Zaio 1 Recommended by Scott M. Fitzpatrick 1, Anthropological Service, SBAL, Via Pompeo Magno 2, 00193 Rome, Italy 2, Department of Archaeology, Foggia...
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