Volume 52 - Number 3 - Fall 1986

Q. Bibliographies, Directories, & Other Information Services

Bibliographies, catalogs, dictionaries, directories, thesauri, and other information services of general demographic concern, except for those bibliographies coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading.

52:30853 Desai, P. B.; Tyagi, R. P. Annotated and classified bibliography of Indian demography. 1985. xii, 509 pp. Popular Prakashan: Bombay, India. In Eng.
This annotated and selective bibliography includes 1,854 citations to the literature on the demography of India published before 1970. The criterion for selection was the relevance of the item to policy formulation and program implementation. The emphasis is on work published between 1951 and 1970 and on fertility and family planning. A subject index is included.
The bibliography is organized alphabetically by author under seven topics. They are general demography; population size, growth, policy, projections, and problems; structure and composition of population; nuptiality, fertility, and family planning; mortality and morbidity; migration, urbanization, density, and distribution of population; and methodology of demographic analysis.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30854 Ghosh, B. N. A dictionary of demography. 1984. 156 pp. Arnold-Heinemann: New Delhi, India. In Eng.
This dictionary contains approximately 800 demographic terms and their definitions. "It covers the whole range of terms used in pure and applied demography. It also includes many terms from the allied fields of sociology, economics, geography, biology and bionomics. Many items of current interest in the area of population dynamics have been included in the present dictionary." Cross-references are provided.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30855 Kendadamath, G. C. Population and family planning in India: a select bibliography. 1985. xxii, 162 pp. Indian Documentation Service: Gurgaon, India. In Eng.
This unannotated bibliography includes 1,509 citations concerning population and family planning in India. It includes citations to books, theses, journal articles, and conference papers in English. The bibliography is organized alphabetically by author within five subject headings: population growth and policy, socioeconomic implications, family planning, abortion, and fertility control and sterilization. Author and subject indexes are also provided.
Location: New York Public Library.

52:30856 Mukerji, S.; Abraham, S.; Prakasam, C. P. Student research abstracts in population studies. 1986. xi, 434 pp. International Institute for Population Sciences: Bombay, India; Himalaya Publishing House: Bombay, India. In Eng.
Summaries of over 600 seminar papers prepared by students at the International Institute for Population Sciences in Bombay, India, during the past 25 years are presented. The summaries include information on study objectives, data sources, methodology used, and results and conclusions. The papers are organized by date, and author, subject, area, and advisor indexes are included. The geographic scope is worldwide.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30857 Quiggin, Pat; Singarimbun, Irawati. Child survival bibliography project: core manual. ISBN 0-86784-806-5. 1986. [ix], 34 pp. Australian National University, Department of Demography, International Population Dynamics Program: Canberra, Australia. In Eng.
This publication is a product of the Child Survival Project developed by the Demography Department of the Australian National University, which is designed to alleviate the shortage of researchers and policy makers available to work in action programs. It contains an unannotated core bibliography, a description of the relevant data bases, and information on journals publishing articles on relevant topics.
For a related manual, also published by Quiggin et al. in 1986, see elsewhere in this issue.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30858 Quiggin, Pat; Singarimbun, Irawati. Child survival bibliography project: main bibliography. ISBN 0-86784-805-7. 1986. [vii], 72 pp. Australian National University, Department of Demography, International Population Dynamics Program: Canberra, Australia. In Eng.
This publication is a product of the Child Survival Project developed by the Demography Department of the Australian National University, which is designed to alleviate the shortage of researchers and policymakers available to work in action programs. It consists of an unannotated bibliography on child survival. The bibliography is organized by subject, and within subject, by author. Topics covered include breast-feeding; nutrition; diarrhea; health services; child, infant, and perinatal mortality; statistics; socioeconomic and cultural factors; preventive health care; and birth intervals. The geographic focus is worldwide.
For a related manual, also published by Quiggin et al. in 1986, see elsewhere in this issue.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30859 Shiel, Suzanne. Annotated bibliography of Canadian demography, 1984-85 update. ISBN 0-7714-0719-X. 1986. iii, 35 pp. University of Western Ontario, Centre for Canadian Population Studies: London, Canada. In Eng.
This is the second update to the bibliography on Canadian population by Lokky Wai, Suzanne Shiel, and T.R. Balakrishnan. It includes materials published in 1984 or 1985 as well as works published earlier but not included in previous editions of the bibliography. It includes 189 citations, with abstracts, organized alphabetically by author. A subject index is included.
For the first update by Shiel, published in 1985, see 51:30831.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:30860 United Nations Fund for Population Activities [UNFPA] (New York, New York). Population programmes and projects. Vol. 2: inventory of population projects in developing countries around the world 1984/85. Multilateral assistance, bilateral assistance, non-governmental organization assistance. LC 76-641286. 1986. x, 787 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
This is the 12th edition of this inventory of population projects in developing countries around the world and covers projects carried out from January 1, 1984, to June 30, 1985. Data on projects previously funded and still in progress in 1984-1985 are included as far as possible. The volume contains information on internationally assisted projects funded, inaugurated, or being conducted by multilateral, bilateral, and nongovernmental agencies and organizations during the reported period. The data are presented by country, with a section for regional, interregional, and global projects. A list of addresses and sources of information and an index are included.
For a previous edition of this inventory, published in 1985, see 51:40711.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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