THE WEIGHT OF WORK: Estimating mechanisms through which maternal employment contributes to weight status among immigrant and migrant mothers.

Sliwa, Sarah.

Abstract: Employment opportunities are a critical factor underlying global migration patterns and work itself dynamically influences the rhythm and quality of daily life. Immigrants and migrants (im/migrants) are disproportionately employed in low-wage jobs that may have adverse physical and psychosocial health effects. Following their arrival in the United States im/migrants experience numerous c... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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