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Punita Chowbey is a research fellow in the University's Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Her background is in sociology, social policy and development focusing on gender inequality, race and ethnicity, household economies, food and families and parenting among South Asian communities in the UK and South Asia.  


  • Household economies
  • Food choice, consumption and food practices
  • Women's employment and empowerment
  • Families and personal relationships; parenting and child wellbeing
  • Poverty and social exclusion
  • Gender and ethnic inequality in health
  • Participation theories and community engagement

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