Volume 55 - Number 4 - Winter 1989

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.

55:40710 Abbi, B. L.; Puri, Deepika; Rathor, Indel S.; Malhi, Prahbhjot; Vimal, Vishalini. Population research centres in India: an annotated bibliography and abstracts of research (1960-1986). A CRRID Publication, LC 88-902092. Mar 1988. [viii], 596 pp. Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development [CRRID]: Chandigarh, India. In Eng.
This is an annotated bibliography of the demographic research undertaken at the 17 population research centers in India supported by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It contains abstracts of 634 studies carried out during the period 1960-1986 that describe the methodology, the region covered, and the principal results. The entries are classified into 12 subject areas: general demography, population policy, population size and growth, population projections, population characteristics, mortality and morbidity, fertility, family welfare (family planning), public health, migration and urbanization, methodology and demographic analysis, and the impact of population growth on socioeconomic development.
Correspondence: CRRID, 2-A, Sector 19-A, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh 160 019, India. Location: U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

55:40711 Hillman, Thomas A. Catalog of census returns on microfilm, 1666-1891. [Catalogue de recensements sur microfilm, 1666-1891.] ISBN 0-660-53711-7. LC 87-165458. 1987. xv, 289 pp. Public Archives Canada: Ottawa, Canada. In Eng; Fre.
This catalog lists all census returns available on microfilm from the Public Archives of Canada for the period 1666-1891. The catalogue is organized by province or territory and alphabetically by sub district and district.
Correspondence: Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Supply and Services Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S9, Canada. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40712 Islam, A. B. M. Shamsul. Bibliography on population, health and development in Bangladesh. Aug 1986. iv, 252 pp. Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies: Dhaka, Bangladesh. In Eng.
This bibliography on population, health, and development in Bangladesh contains over 2,000 unannotated citations organized under 23 subject headings and, within those headings, alphabetically by author. Cross-references by subject and an author index are provided. The works cited are mostly in English, with some in Bengali, and are both published and unpublished.
Correspondence: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, E-17 Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, P. O. Box No. 3854, Dhaka-7, Bangladesh. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40713 Lucas, David; McMurray, Christine; Streatfield, Kim. Looking at the population literature. Demography Teaching Notes, No. 6, ISBN 0-7315-0744-4. 1989. xii, 155 pp. Australian National University, National Centre for Development Studies: Canberra, Australia. In Eng.
"This book is intended primarily for students from Africa, Asia and Oceania who are working in the population field. The objective is to provide them with the research skills required for writing an essay, paper or dissertation." The first three chapters explain how to search the population literature. Chapter 4 discusses the various types of journals in the population field and gives detailed descriptions of a selected group of them. Chapter 5 provides key references to country and regional sources. Chapter 6 is primarily intended for graduate students aiming to publish their work. An appendix includes three examples of population research topics and the relevant literature, including urbanization, child survival, and sociopsychological variables.
Correspondence: Director, Australian National University, National Centre for Development Studies, Graduate Program in Demography, GPO Box 4, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40714 Lunazzi, Marie-Claude. Non-national bibliography of French demographers: 1939-1988. 1989. viii, 103 pp. International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP], French National Committee: Paris, France. In Spa; Ita; Ger; Eng; Fre.
This is an unannotated bibliography of approximately 1,000 works published during the period from 1939 to 1988 by French demographers in languages other than French. It includes studies that were originally written in French and later translated as well as those written in other languages. The 716 English-language citations are organized by subject according to the classification system developed by Population Index. For other languages, the citations are listed by year of publication and then alphabetically by author.
Correspondence: Bureau du Comite National Francais, IUSSP, 27 rue du Commandeur, 75675 Paris Cedex 14, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:40715 Prasith-rathsint, Suchart. Population and development projects in Thailand: field studies. LC 88-915808. Jan 1987. ix, 602 pp. Steering and Review Committee, Microlevel Studies Program on Population and Development Interactions in Thailand: Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
This report presents a summary of 18 research projects on the relationship between population dynamics and development projects in Thailand. All the projects were supported by the International Development Research Centre of Canada and were carried out by Thai researchers.
Location: U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

55:40716 Westfall, Gloria. Bibliography of official statistical yearbooks and bulletins. Government Documents Bibliographies, ISBN 0-85964-124-4. LC 86-17191. 1986. 247 pp. Chadwyck-Healey: Alexandria, Virginia. In Eng.
This is a bibliography of official statistical yearbooks and bulletins for the countries of the world. It is organized alphabetically by continent, and alphabetically by country within continents. Each citation contains a description of the demographic data, with subdivisions for population and vital statistics data.
Correspondence: Chadwyck-Healey, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Location: Princeton University Library (SSRC).


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