- Tania Porqueddu
- Social Anthropology, School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
- Research Interests
- Medical Anthropology,Population movement/migration and health,Medical pluralism,Anthropology of Pharmaceuticals,Anthropology of food,Transcultural psychiatry
An ethnographic study on the impact of type 2 diabetes among Pakistani and Indian migrants.
My PhD thesis explores the complex interrelation between migration and diabetes among Indian and Pakistani migrants living in Edinburgh. Through drawing on data collected during a sixteen months ethnographic investigation, the project aims to situate diabetes within informants’ daily context and emphasize the role that migration plays into their diabetes onset.
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1 November 2011