Volume 55 - Number 2 - Summer 1989

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.

55:20766 American Statistical Association (Washington, D.C.). American Statistical Association, 1986 proceedings of the Social Statistics Section. [1986]. viii, 426 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Chicago, Illinois, August 18-21, 1986, under the sponsorship of the Social Statistics Section. The papers are organized under 19 topic categories, including comparability issues in state-level statistics; the decision to delay child-bearing; statistics in public policy analysis; planning for the U.S. census of 1990; socioeconomic issues; health-related statistics; international demographic analyses; and demographic issues in the 1980s. The primary geographical focus is on the United States, with some attention given to the situation worldwide.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: American Statistical Association, 1429 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3402. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20767 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium); Union for African Population Studies [UAPS] (Dakar, Senegal); Senegal. Direction de la Statistique (Dakar, Senegal). African Population Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 7-12, 1988. [Congres Africain de Population, Dakar, Senegal, novembre 7-12, 1988.] Vol. 2, ISBN 2-87108-012-7. 1988. xiii, [593] pp. Liege, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
This is the second of a three-volume set containing the papers presented at a November 1988 conference on African population issues. The conference, which was held in Dakar, Senegal, was sponsored by the International Union for Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in cooperation with the Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) and the Central Statistical Office of Senegal. The present volume is divided into three chapters, with papers in English or French. The first chapter is concerned with mortality, the second with migration, and the third with nuptiality and the family.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
For Volume 1, also published in 1988, see 55:10771.
Correspondence: IUSSP, 34 rue des Augustins, 4000 Liege, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20768 Levy, Michel L. The European child. [L'enfant europeen.] Population et Societes, No. 234, Apr 1989. [4] pp. Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques [INED]: Paris, France. In Fre.
This report concerns a conference on the Child and Its Future in Europe, held in Monte Carlo, March 3-5, 1989. The main themes discussed were fertility trends, births, and the child in the family.
Correspondence: INED, 27 rue du Commandeur, 75675 Paris Cedex 14, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20769 Padmanabha, P.; Cho, Lee Jay; Retherford, Robert D. Recent population trends in South Asia: proceedings of the conference, New Delhi 1983. 1987. iii, 394 pp. Controller of Publications: New Delhi, India. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a conference on recent population trends in the countries of South Asia, held in New Delhi, India, February 2-8, 1983. The 27 papers are divided into six sessions, which are concerned with the census, vital statistics, and other demographic data sources; demographic variables, including the estimation of infant and child mortality and fertility in India, fertility estimation in Sri Lanka, parity progression and birth interval analysis, censored cohort parity program ratios from birth histories, fertility differentials in Pakistan, and demographic trends in India; migration, primarily internal and including rural-urban migration; the labor force; nuptiality, family planning, and population policy; and the relationship between landholding and agricultural development on the one hand, and demographic factors, including fertility, on the other.
Location: East-West Population Institute, Honolulu, HI.

55:20770 Perez Aparicio, Carme. Studies on the population of the Valencia region. [Estudis sobre la poblacio del Pais Valencia.] ISBN 84-404-1358-0. LC 88-159405. 1988. xxiii, 1,142 pp. Institucio Valenciana d'Estudis i Investigacio: Valencia, Spain; Institut d'Estudis Juan Gil-Albert: Valencia, Spain. In Spa; Cat.
These two volumes are the proceedings of a conference that took place in Valencia and Alicante, Spain, March 20-22, 1986 on the demography of the region of Valencia. The 70 papers, which are in Catalan or Castilian Spanish, are presented under the general headings of data sources and methods, the roots of growth of the Valencian population, the demographic transition in Valencia, and recent developments in the Valencian population. Two roundtables are also included on the Spanish population in the eighteenth century and the socioeconomic consequences of the fertility decline and of demographic aging.
Correspondence: Universidad de Valencia, Facultad de Geografia y Historia, Nave 2, 46003, Valencia, Spain. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20771 Vanderlin, Jane; Barrows, William. Health and population information as APLIC comes of age. Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Conference, Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers--International. LC 89-415. 1988. 112 pp. Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers--International [APLIC]: New York, New York. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the twenty-first annual APLIC conference, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 19-21, 1988. Topics covered include cultural and social forces and their impact on sociological theory and information, trends in funding for population activities, evaluation of low-cost library software, sexually-transmitted disease information sources, an update on demographic and family health databases, new directions in NCHS surveys and statistical programs, and the development of population libraries in China and Africa. Information is also provided on APLIC members and their addresses.
Correspondence: APLIC, c/o Population Council Library, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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