Volume 52 - Number 3 - Fall 1986

P. Professional Meetings and Conferences

Proceedings of professional meetings of general demographic concern, except for proceedings coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading. Items about conferences are also classified under this heading.

52:30848 American Statistical Association (Washington, D.C.). American Statistical Association, 1984 proceedings of the Social Statistics Section. [1984]. xii, 662 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 13-16, 1984, under the sponsorship of the Social Statistics Section. The papers are organized under 19 categories, including national prospective mortality studies, findings from the 1980 U.S. census, fertility trends and differentials, urbanization, demographic models, mortality trends and differentials, definitions of enumeration in the U.S. census, and findings from demographic research.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30849 Benitez Zenteno, Raul. The International Conference on Population. Mexico City, August 1984. [La Conferencia Internacional de Poblacion. Mexico, agosto de 1984.] Demografia y Economia, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1984. 623-45 pp. Mexico City, Mexico. In Spa.
The background to and implications of the International Conference on Population held in Mexico in August, 1984, are examined. A summary of the discussions that took place during the conference is included. The recommendations adopted at the conference are also outlined.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30850 Cairo Demographic Centre (Cairo, Egypt). Population and development. Proceedings of the symposium held at Cairo Demographic Centre, 3-7 November 1985. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 14, 1986. 616 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
This volume contains the papers presented at the Symposium on Population and Development, which was held in Cairo, Egypt, November 3-7, 1985, under the sponsorship of the Cairo Demographic Centre. The papers, which focus on the developing countries of Africa and Asia, are organized under six categories: population, resources, environment, and development; development and demographic trends; women and development; human resources and development; population in development planning; and development and population policies. Also included are M. A. El-Badry's opening address and the report and conclusions of the symposium.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30851 Papps, Terry O. The International Population Conference: a personal perspective. New Zealand Population Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, Oct 1985. 196-208 pp. Wellington, New Zealand. In Eng.
The author presents an account of the U.N. International Conference on Population held in Mexico City, August 6-14, 1984. Comments are made on New Zealand's representation and documentation of its position, how the conference was run, and the key issues debated. The author discusses the implications for New Zealand policy objectives and the following areas of concern: health, morbidity, and mortality; reproduction and the family; population distribution and internal migration; international migration; the role and status of women; population structure; and promotion of knowledge and policy.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30852 Urquidi, Victor L. The "Declaration of Mexico" at the 1984 International Population Conference. [La "Declaracion de Mexico" en la Conferencia Internacional de Poblacion de 1984.] Demografia y Economia, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1984. 605-22 pp. Mexico City, Mexico. In Spa.
This report describes the Declaration of Mexico, which was adopted by consensus at the International Population Conference held in Mexico in 1984. The background to and significance of the conference are outlined, and the contents of the 23 paragraphs of the Declaration are summarized.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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