Volume 55 - Number 4 - Winter 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.

55:40707 Schmelz, U. O.; DellaPergola, S. Papers in Jewish demography 1985. Jewish Population Studies, No. 19, ISBN 965-222-173-2. 1989. xiii, 415 pp. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Institute of Contemporary Jewry: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the demographic sessions of the Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies, held in Jerusalem, Israel, in August 1985. The 28 papers, which are concerned with various aspects of the demography of Jews, are grouped under the headings of methodology, North America, marriage and family, fertility, mortality, migration, urban ecology, sociology, Jewish education, and institutions. The geographical focus is varied and concerns the Jewish communities in many different countries.
Correspondence: Hebrew University, Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Mt. Scopus Campus, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40708 Singh, S. N.; Premi, M. K.; Bhatia, P. S.; Bose, Ashish. Population transition in India. ISBN 81-7018-579-3. 1989. xxii, 506; 404 pp. B. R. Publishing: Delhi, India. In Eng.
These two volumes include 78 papers contributed to the South Asian Regional Conference on Population and Development, held in New Delhi, India, September 16-18, 1989. This conference preceded the 21st International Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and was designed to bring together scholars from the region to discuss relevant population issues and to increase local participation in the IUSSP conference. The papers are grouped under topics including general issues; controlling the birth rate; fertility and family planning; family, child survival, and aging; models; data bases and research; macrolevel studies; nuptiality; health, nutrition, and mortality; fertility and mortality interactions; tribal fertility and mortality; migration and urbanization; historical demography; and religion and language. The main geographical focus is on India.
Correspondence: B. R. Publishing Corporation, 29/9 Nangia Park, Shakti Nagar, Delhi 110 007, India. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40709 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] (Bangkok, Thailand). Report of the Asia-Pacific POPIN consultative workshop, 28 October-3 November 1988, Bangkok, Thailand. Asian Population Studies Series, No. 101, Pub. Order No. ST/ESCAP/744. 1989. 39 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
This is a report from a consultative workshop of the Asia-Pacific region of POPIN, the Population Information Network organized under the auspices of the United Nations. It includes presentations on computerization, repackaging and dissemination, and liaison with information networks in other disciplines and reports on population information activities at the country level.
Correspondence: Population Information Section, Population Division, ESCAP, United Nations Building, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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