Nutrition and Poverty (Wider Studies in Development Economics Series) / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
- Pub. Date:
- Oxford University Press, USA
This work addresses issues arising from the definition and measurement of poverty in terms of nutritional status. A range of issues are covered, focusing on the differing views and perceptions of the related questions of assessing poverty and nutritional status. Possible definitions of a reference standard are discussed as well as energy deprivation, anthropometric measurement, and gender bias.