Volume 59 - Number 3 - Fall 1993

B. Regional Population Studies

Regional studies are defined as international, national, and subnational, but not global.

B.1. Regional Demography--Long Studies

Major, book-length, regional analyses and studies centering on the structure of population and on the components and rates of growth in the modern period.

59:30016 Blangiardo, Gian C. Fewer Italians...more problems? Aspects and consequences of a new demographic situation. [Meno Italiani...piu problemi? Immagini e conseguenze di una nuova realta demografica.] Politica e Economia, No. 4, 1990. 126 pp. Bariletti Editori: Rome, Italy. In Ita.
This study examines current demographic trends and their consequences in Italy. The first part is concerned with the decline in fertility, demographic aging, and foreign immigration. The second part looks at the consequences of these trends, with particular reference to the labor force, education, and social security. A final part assesses what, if anything, can be done to influence such change through policy.
Correspondence: Bariletti Editore, Via P. Frisi 9, 00197 Rome, Italy. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30017 Brazil. Fundacao Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica [IBGE]. Diretoria de Pesquisas (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Population census of 1991. Preliminary analyses. [Censo demografico de 1991. Analises preliminares.] 1992. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In Por.
This two-volume publication includes eight studies that analyze provisional data from the 1991 census of Brazil. Topics include the availability of data, spatial distribution, comparisons with vital statistics data, urbanization, household characteristics, heads of households, and housing.
Correspondence: Fundacao Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica, Av. Franklin Roosevelt 166, Centro 20 021 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, ISPC Library, Washington, D.C. Source: APLIC Census Network List, No. 134, Feb 1993.

59:30018 Council of Europe. European Population Committee (Strasbourg, France). Recent demographic developments in Europe and North America, 1992. ISBN 92-871-2246-6. 1993. 382 pp. Council of Europe Press: Strasbourg, France. In Eng.
This edition of the report presenting information on population trends in the countries of Europe has been expanded to include data on the United States, Canada, and Israel. "The introduction provides a general summary of the demographic situation in Europe and North America. The synopsis presents an overview in table and graph form of demographic parameters in the various countries covered, with information on 'Population and population change', 'Marriage and divorce', 'Fertility' and 'Mortality'....The country-specific part contains tables 1 to 7 for each country, as well as national reports in alphabetical order." Data are presented separately for the republics of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia.
For a previous report for 1991, see 58:20026.
Correspondence: Council of Europe, Publishing and Documentation Service, 67006 Strasbourg Cedex, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30019 Egypt. Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics [CAPMAS]. Population Studies and Research Centre (Cairo, Egypt). Demographic analysis of 1986 census data: enlarged sample. [1993?]. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
This three-volume work contains a selection of studies analyzing data from an enlarged sample taken from the 1986 census of Egypt. The first volume includes studies on population characteristics, age and sex distribution, urbanization, migration, labor force, and education. The second volume is concerned with nuptiality, fertility, mortality, and the characteristics of selected subpopulations. The third volume deals with data evaluation, population projections at the national and regional levels, and projections concerning the labor force, education, and households.
Correspondence: Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics, Population Studies and Research Centre, Salah Salem Road, P.O. Box 2086, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt. Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, ISPC Library, Washington, D.C. Source: APLIC Census Network List, No. 133, Dec 1992.

59:30020 Foote, Karen A.; Hill, Kenneth H.; Martin, Linda G. Demographic change in Sub-Saharan Africa. Population Dynamics of Sub-Saharan Africa, Pub. Order No. B166. ISBN 0-309-04942-3. LC 93-85568. 1993. xv, 379 pp. National Academy Press: Washington, D.C. In Eng.
"This report is one in a series of studies that have been carried out under the auspices of the Panel on the Population Dynamics of Sub-Saharan Africa of the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Population." This volume contains eight papers produced by the panel. The papers review "levels and trends of fertility, the proximate determinants of fertility, nuptiality, child mortality; adult mortality; internal migration; and international migration, as well as the demographic consequences of the AIDS epidemic."
Correspondence: National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Box 285, Washington, D.C. 20055. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30021 United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]. Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch (Bethesda, Maryland). An evaluation and assessment of the state of the science: demographic and behavioral sciences. Nov 1991. iv, 117 pp. Bethesda, Maryland. In Eng.
"This volume represents an update and expansion of [a section of an NICHD research plan on child health and human development] that addresses research issues in the area of Population Dynamics....The present document represents a guideline for the future that will see the continuation of many issues raised in the first report as well as some new directions." Chapters are included on family and household; fertility and family planning; adolescent fertility-related behaviors; mortality; population movement, distribution, and composition; and interdisciplinary issues. The geographical focus is on the United States.
Correspondence: U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

B.2. Regional Demography--Short Studies

Regional studies that are fewer than 100 pages in length and that focus on the structure of population and on the components and rates of growth in the modern period.

59:30022 Bond, Andrew R. Geography of human resources in the post-Soviet realm: a panel. Post-Soviet Geography, Vol. 34, No. 4, Apr 1993. 219-80 pp. V. H. Winston and Son: Silver Spring, Maryland. In Eng.
These are the condensed proceedings of the Fifth Theodore Shabad Memorial Roundtable on the Geography of the (former) USSR, held in conjunction with the 1993 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Atlanta, Georgia. Included is an address by Robert A. Lewis on demographic issues, which gives particular consideration to the changes occurring in the region's age structure and how these changes vary by ethnic group and country.
Correspondence: V. H. Winston and Son, 7961 Eastern Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Location: Princeton University Library (PR).

59:30023 Cawley, Mary. Population change in the Republic of Ireland 1981-1991: trends and spatial patterns. Hommes et Terres du Nord, No. 2, 1992. 89-96 pp. Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. In Eng. with sum. in Fre.
"Demographic trends in the Republic of Ireland have gradually moved closer to Western European norms during the past two decades. Birth rates have continued to fall and internal migration flows have become diversified. External migration has continued to play an important role in population change, however, and in the most recent census period has contributed to net decline. Geographical patterns of change within the state reflect a concentration of growth in the environs of the larger centres of population."
Correspondence: M. Cawley, University College, Department of Geography, Galway, Ireland. Location: Princeton University Library (PR).

59:30024 Cazenave, J.; Gautier, G. Population trends, 1982-1990: Antilles-French Guiana. [Mouvement demographique, 1982-1990: Antilles-Guyane.] Les Dossiers Antilles-Guyane, No. 17, ISBN 2-11-062963-0. LC 92-139766. 1991. 68, [13] pp. Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques [INSEE]: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. In Fre.
Population trends in the French West Indies (Guadeloupe and Martinique) and French Guiana are analyzed for the period 1982-1990. Data are from official sources, including the 1982 and 1990 censuses, vital statistics, and a 1991 migration survey. Separate consideration is given to migration, fertility, marriage, and mortality.
Correspondence: Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Demographiques, Tour Secid, BP No. 863, 97175 Pointe-a-Pitre Cedex, Guadeloupe. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30025 Dupaquier, Jacques. The demographic future of the Ile de France. [L'avenir demographique de l'Ile-de-France.] Espace, Populations, Societes, No. 1, 1993. 93-9 pp. Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. In Fre.
Demographic trends and projections for the Ile de France region of France are discussed. Data are from the 1990 census and show significant increases in population size and life expectancy. Declines in fertility, out-migration, and mortality are also noted.
Correspondence: J. Dupaquier, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Laboratoire de Demographie Historique, 54 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30026 Fornairon, Jose-Dominique. Languedoc-Roussillon: demography, 1990. [Languedoc-Roussillon: demographie 1990.] Revue de l'Economie Meridionale, Vol. 40, No. 2; 158, 1992. 3-26 pp. Montpellier, France. In Fre. with sum. in Eng.
An analysis of demographic trends in the Languedoc and Roussillon regions of France is presented using data from the 1990 census. Particular attention is given to migration and economic trends.
Location: New York Public Library, New York, NY.

59:30027 Guilmoto, Christophe Z. Towards a new demographic equilibrium: the inception of demographic transition in south India. Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, Jul-Sep 1992. 247-89 pp. New Delhi, India. In Eng.
The author studies the demographic transition that occurred between 1870 and 1960 in the Tamil-speaking areas of south India, which make up the modern state of Tamil Nadu. Data are from official sources, including the census.
Location: Princeton University Library (PF).

59:30028 Joshi, P. L. The demography of south Asia with special reference to Nepal. In: Population transition in south Asia, edited by Ashish Bose and M. K. Premi. 1992. 83-95 pp. B. R. Publishing: Delhi, India. In Eng.
Population characteristics in southern Asia are examined, with a focus on Nepal. Data concern the period 1950-1990, with projections included to the year 2000.
Correspondence: P. L. Joshi, Government of Nepal, National Commission on Population, Katmandu, Nepal. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30029 La Documentation Francaise (Paris, France). France and its population. [La France et sa population.] Cahiers Francais, No. 259, Jan-Feb 1993. 88 pp. Paris, France. In Fre.
This special issue, which is devoted to the demography of France, contains a number of short articles on current demographic trends. Papers cover topics such as population characteristics, including general characteristics, fertility, mortality, spatial distribution, and resident foreign population; family and household, including household composition, marriage patterns, and family policies; and relationships between economic and demographic factors, such as labor force developments and the causes and consequences of demographic aging. Data are from various sources, including the 1990 census.
Correspondence: La Documentation Francaise, 29 Quai Voltaire, 75344 Paris Cedex 07, France. Location: Princeton University Library (PR).

59:30030 New Zealand. Department of Statistics (Wellington, New Zealand). 1986 New Zealand census of population and dwellings. Series E, Report 1. Population: change and growth. Profiles of New Zealanders, Rev. ed. No. 1, Pub. Order No. 02.023. 1990. 44 pp. Wellington, New Zealand. In Eng.
This is one in a series of five profiles examining results from the 1986 New Zealand census. "The present profile will examine some of the main trends in the change and growth of New Zealand's population from the commencement of European settlement, concentrating in particular on population growth, distribution by area and structure during the decade 1976-1986. Aspects of the country's population receiving particular attention include its natural increase (births less deaths), net external migration (immigrants less emigrants), areal distribution and age-sex composition."
Correspondence: Department of Statistics, Private Bag, Wellington, New Zealand. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30031 Prins, C. J. M. Demographic review of the Netherlands, 1992. [Demografie van Nederland 1992.] Maandstatistiek van de Bevolking, Vol. 41, No. 7, Jul 1993. 15-31 pp. Voorburg, Netherlands. In Dut. with sum. in Eng.
Demographic trends in the Netherlands during 1992 are reviewed. Among the findings, the author notes that "in 1992 the Dutch population grew by 110 thousand....The number of births fell by some 2 thousand, immigration by 3.5 thousand. The number of deaths remained unchanged. Emigration increased by 1.5 thousand....Twelve per cent of the population live in a one person household. Thirty years ago this was only 3%. Due to the decreased average number of children per family the proportion of children fell from 44% in 1960 to 30% in 1992. The number of people who were born abroad shows an annual growth of 4.4%. The growth of the native population is 0.44% per year....Fertility is highest for 30 year old women. In 1970 this was the case for those who were 26 years of age."
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30032 Sun, Huaiyang; Xia, Guixiang. The situation of the Tibetan population in Tibet. China Population Today, Vol. 10, No. 1, Feb 1993. 14-8 pp. Beijing, China. In Eng.
Data from the 1990 census are used to depict the population of Tibet. Statistics are included on population size, ethnic group, sex and age distribution, fertility, mortality, and life expectancy.
Correspondence: H. Sun, State Statistical Bureau, Population Statistical Department, Beijing, China. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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