Volume 56 - Number 4 - Winter 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.

56:40771 Beaujot, Roderic. Facing the demographic future. [Faire face au changement demographique.] Pub. Order No. C90-090202. ISBN 0-920064-32-9. May 1990. v, 40; v, 45 pp. Royal Society of Canada: Ottawa, Canada. In Eng; Fre.
This is a collection of papers presented at a conference on the demographic future of Canada, held in Quebec, Canada, in June 1989. The report summarizes the six conference workshops, which focused on "demographic variables as causes of socio-economic trends, and the demographic variables as consequences of socio-economic trends." Policy issues discussed include child care, health, families and households, the aged, migration, labor force, and education.
Correspondence: Royal Society of Canada, 207 Queen, P.O. Box 9734, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5J4, Canada. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40772 Bose, Ashish; Desai, P. B. Population planning in India: policy issues and research priorities. ISBN 81-7018-575-0. LC 89-906501. 1989. xxii, 200 pp. B. R. Publishing: Delhi, India. In Eng.
This is a collection of short notes by various authors who participated in a symposium held in February 1988 in New Delhi, India, concerning new issues in population research for planning and policy-making for India. Paper topics include new issues in population research; utilization of demographic data; teaching, training, and research in demography; demographic data bases; population projections; and fertility and family planning. The objective of the conference was to contribute to a more effective formulation and implementation of India's family planning program.
Correspondence: B. R. Publishers, 1 Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi 110 002, India. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40773 Geinoz, Francois; de Siebenthal, Francois; Suarez, Antoine; Tricot, Michel. Europe: the demographic winter. [Europe, l'hiver demographique.] 1989. 254 pp. L'Age d'Homme: Lausanne, Switzerland. In Fre.
This publication contains a selection of papers presented at a conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, on February 18, 1989. The conference, which was interdisciplinary in nature, was concerned with population trends in Europe in general and Switzerland in particular, and with the prospects of population decline. The book is in three parts: the first examines the quantitative aspects of population trends; the second, philosophical and historical aspects; and the third, cultural and familial aspects.
Correspondence: L'Age d'Homme-La Cite, Metropole 10, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40774 Germany, Federal Republic of. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung (Wiesbaden, Germany, Federal Republic of). Papers from the meeting of the German Society for Demography's working group on "Demography of Developing Countries" held on October 20-21, 1988, in Kiedrich. [Vortrage auf der Tagung des Arbeitskreises "Demographie der Entwicklungslander" der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Bevolkerungswissenschaft am 20./21. Oktober 1988 in Kiedrich.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 64, 1990. 110 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Ger.
This publication contains five papers presented at a meeting held in 1988 to examine the demography of developing countries. Topics covered include women's groups in Bangladesh, family planning in East Africa, the concept of developing countries, socioeconomic aspects of reproductive behavior in Java and Bali, and demographic effects of the AIDS epidemic. Some brief reports on research projects in the third world are also included.
Correspondence: Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 6, Postfach 5528, D-6200 Wiesbaden, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40775 Humboldt-Universitat (Berlin, German Democratic Republic). The demographic transition. [Demographische Transition.] Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, Vol. 39, No. 4, ISBN 3-86004-025-1. 1990. [97] pp. Berlin, German Democratic Republic. In Eng; Ger.
This special issue contains 16 papers presented at the Eighth International Demographic Seminar held in 1988 at Humboldt University, Berlin, East Germany. The first nine papers examine general issues concerning the demographic transition. The second part consists of country studies, including studies on the USSR, Hungary, East Germany, and the developing countries. The papers are in German or English.
Correspondence: Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Bereich Demographie, Spandauer Strasse 1, 1020 Berlin, German Democratic Republic. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40776 Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (New York, New York). Report of the Second Western Hemisphere Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, March 6-9, 1990, Quito, Ecuador. 1990. 62 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
This is a report on a conference on population issues held in Quito, Ecuador, in March 1990. "Some 106 parliamentarians from 30 [Latin American and Caribbean] countries [and Canada] examined the following topics: population and the health of the family; population and the environment; population and social progress; [and] population policies: formulation and implementation. Several case studies were presented on each of the above topics. In these, the elected leaders examined a specific legislative or program initiative advanced in their countries; the object was to delineate the motivations for the initiative, the obstacles which were encountered, and the final results. The working groups, in turn, allowed for debate on these initiatives and on others related to the different conference topics."
Correspondence: Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development, 902 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40777 Reseau Interuniversitaire Africain pour le Developpement et les Etudes de Population [RIADEP] (Lome, Togo). The proceedings of the Second Seminar on the Integration of Population Questions in Education and University Research Programs in French-Speaking Africa, October 23-28, 1989. [Actes du 2eme Seminaire sur l'Integration des Questions de Population dans l'Enseignement et la Recherche Universitaires en Afrique Francophone, Cotonou, 23-28 octobre 1989.] Bulletin de Liaison, Jul-Dec 1989. 43 pp. Lome, Togo. In Fre.
These are the proceedings of a conference held in Cotonou, Benin, in 1989 on the inclusion of population issues in education curricula and university research programs in the French-speaking countries of Africa. The focus is on the development of demographic training in four universities in Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, and Niger.
Correspondence: Reseau Interuniversitaire Africain pour le Developpement et les Etudes de Population, B.P. 12971, Lome, Togo. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

56:40778 Steinmann, Gunter; Zimmermann, Klaus F.; Heilig, Gerhard. Problems and prospects of demographic development in the third world. [Probleme und Chancen demographischer Entwicklung in der dritten Welt.] Studies in Contemporary Economics, ISBN 3-540-50321-8. 1988. xii, 315 pp. Springer-Verlag: New York, New York/Berlin, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Eng; Ger.
This publication contains 20 papers presented at a conference of the German Society for Demography, held in Paderborn, West Germany, on March 1-4, 1988. The focus was on demographic trends in developing countries and their economic and sociocultural consequences. The papers are grouped into six sections: prospects for population growth, including long-term trends and economic consequences; food supply; population and economic development; sociocultural problems in the third world; consequences of world population growth for the industrialized nations; and family planning in the third world. Five of the papers are in English.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Springer-Verlag, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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