Volume 54 - Number 4 - Winter 1988

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.

54:40823 Germany, Federal Republic of. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung (Wiesbaden, Germany, Federal Republic of). A report on the German-French workshop at the Department of Demography held from September 29 to October 2, 1986, in Wurzburg. [Referate zum deutsch-franzosischen Arbeitstreffen auf dem Gebiet der Demographie vom 29 September bis 2 Oktober 1986 in Wurzburg.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 56, 1988. 202 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Eng; Ger.
This report contains 10 papers presented at a 1986 workshop held in Wurzburg, Federal Republic of Germany, that brought together French and German demographers. The papers, which are all in English except one in German, cover a broad range of topics, with a general focus on developed countries.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:40824 Population Association of China (Taichung, Taiwan). Proceedings of Conference on Population Change in Taiwan during the 20th century, December 14-15th, 1985, Taipei. Jun 1986. 335 pp. Taichung, Taiwan. In Eng; Chi.
These are the proceedings of a conference on twentieth-century population change in Taiwan held in Taipei in December 1985. The papers, which are in English or Chinese, concern such topics as demographic transition and the evolution of intelligence, the child survival hypothesis, recent trends in household structure, an analysis of Taiwan KAP data, women's labor force status and urbanization, female migration, and ideal family size among newlyweds. The geographical focus is on both Asia as a whole and Taiwan in particular.
Location: East-West Population Institute, Honolulu, HI.

54:40825 Portugal. Instituto Nacional de Estatistica [INE]. Centro de Estudos Demograficos (Lisbon, Portugal). The declaration of Barcelona. International conference on population and the urban future. [Declaracao de Barcelona. Conferencia internacional sobre a populacao e futuro urbano.] Centro de Estudos Demograficos Caderno, No. 8, 1988. 49 pp. Lisbon, Portugal. In Por.
This is a summary report concerning an international conference on world population and urbanization trends, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, May 19-22, 1986. Included are a statement of the concerns of the participants regarding urban growth; their recommendations pertaining to policies, planning, and services; and a review of the pertinent data.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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