Volume 56 - Number 2 - Summer 1990

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.

56:20714 Corona, Rodolfo; Jelin, Elizabeth; Llovet, Juan J.; Ramos, Silvina; de Oliveira, Orlandina; Garcia, Brigida; Torrado, Susana; Torres, Mario. Methodological problems in socio-demographic investigation. [Problemas metodologicos en la investigacion sociodemografica.] ISBN 968-12-0336-4. 1986. Programa de Investigaciones Sociales sobre Poblacion en America Latina [PISPAL]: Mexico City, Mexico; Colegio de Mexico: Mexico City, Mexico. In Spa.
This work contains 10 papers by different authors on methodological aspects of sociodemographic analysis. The papers were presented at a PISPAL seminar held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The emphasis of the volume is on the integration of demographic factors into the sociological and economic study of aspects of development. The primary geographical focus is on Latin America.
Correspondence: Colegio de Mexico, Camino al Ajusco 20, Pedregal de Sta. Teresa, 10740 Mexico DF, Mexico.

56:20715 del Carmen Elu, M. Health, fertility, and the well-being of women: priority investigations in Latin America. [Salud, fecundidad y bienestar de la mujer: investigaciones prioritarias en America Latina.] Oficina Regionale para America Latina y el Caribe Documento de Trabajo, No. 22, Aug 1989. 23 pp. Population Council, Oficina Regional para America Latina y el Caribe: Mexico City, Mexico. In Spa.
These are the proceedings of a seminar held at Campinas, Brazil, March 1-4, 1988, which was attended by 33 representatives of Latin American population and health organizations. Its objectives were to identify key problems in the field of female reproductive health and to review suitable mechanisms for its improvement. Topics considered included women's input into the development of public health policies; social class, living conditions, and women's status, including fertility and access to contraceptive information; women as heads of households; women's health; sexuality, including sexual violence and sex education; women in adolescence and old age; and abortion, pregnancy, and maternal mortality.
Correspondence: Population Council, Oficina Regional para America Latina y el Caribe, Apartado Postal 105-152, C.P. 11560, Mexico DF, Mexico. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:20716 Institut Francais de Recherche Scientifique pour le Developpement en Cooperation [ORSTOM]. Sous Commission Scientifique de Demographie (Paris, France). The contribution of ORSTOM's demographers to the Twentieth International Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Florence, June 5-12, 1985. [Contribution des demographes de l'ORSTOM au XX Congres Internationale de la Population de l'Union Internationale pour l'Etude Scientifique de la Population, Florence, 5-12 juin 1985.] 1988. 179 pp. Paris, France. In Fre.
This report contains 13 papers presented at various formal and informal sessions at the Twentieth General Conference of the IUSSP, held in Florence, Italy, in 1985. The majority of the papers were not published in the conference proceedings. The primary geographical focus is on developing countries.
Correspondence: ORSTOM, Sous Commission Scientifique de Demographie, 213 rue La Fayette, 75480 Paris Cedex 10, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:20717 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium). International Population Conference, New Delhi, September 20-27, 1989. [Congres International de la Population, New Delhi, septembre 20-27, 1989.] Vol. 2, ISBN 2-87108-018-6. 1989. [x], 377 pp. Liege, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
This is the second in a three-volume publication of papers presented at a September 1988 conference on international population issues. The conference, which was held in New Delhi, India, was the 21st general conference organized by the International Union for Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). The present volume is organized into eight chapters covering non-traditional approaches to demographic data collection, indirect methods of demographic analysis, international migration, megacities, changing patterns of migration, population and rural development, population and premodern economic development, and changing family structure and labor markets in industrialized countries. The papers are in English or French.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
For Volume 1, also published in 1989, see 56:1.
Correspondence: IUSSP, 27 rue des Augustins, 4000 Liege, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:20718 Remez, Lisa. Adolescent fertility in Latin America and the Caribbean: examining the problem and the solutions. International Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 15, No. 4, Dec 1989. 144-8 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
This report summarizes the proceedings of the International Conference on Adolescent Fertility in Latin America and the Caribbean, held November 6-10, 1989, in Oaxaca, Mexico. The emphasis of the conference was on sharing knowledge that would help the participants evaluate their work and their country's progress. Topics addressed included adolescent fertility, sexuality, family planning program accessibility, risk factors for AIDS and venereal diseases, funding for adolescent programs, and program evaluation.
Correspondence: L. Remez, International Family Planning Perspectives, 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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