Volume 59 - Number 3 - Fall 1993

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.

59:30733 Association Internationale des Demographes de Langue Francaise [AIDELF] (Paris, France). Demography and differences: the international conference in Montreal (June 7-10, 1988). [Demographie et differences: colloque internationale de Montreal (7-10 juin 1988).] No. 4, ISBN 2-7332-7011-7. 1992. x, 662 pp. Association Internationale des Demographes de Langue Francaise [AIDELF]: Paris, France; Presses Universitaires de France: Paris, France. In Fre.
These are the proceedings of the fourth international conference organized by the International Association of French-Speaking Demographers, which was held in Montreal, Canada, in June 1988. The 72 papers are organized under three general topics, all of which are concerned with both theory and methods. The first session presents a general review of what has been learned about the study of differences in demography, including differential fertility and mortality. The second session looks at methods used to analyze such differences. The third session goes beyond the description of the methodology to focus on epistemological aspects. The geographical scope is worldwide.
Correspondence: Association Internationale des Demographes de Langue Francaise, 27 rue du Commandeur, 75675 Paris Cedex 14, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30734 Bose, Ashish; Premi, M. K. Population transition in south Asia. ISBN 81-7018-623-4. 1992. xiii, 358 pp. B. R. Publishing: Delhi, India. In Eng.
This book contains 23 papers presented at a conference focusing on the demography of south Asia, held prior to the IUSSP General Conference in New Delhi, India, in September 1989. The papers are divided into two parts. Part 1 contains works of general relevance to the region as a whole, covering such topics as the relationship between population trends and economic development, population policy, vital statistics, female labor force participation, and nuptiality and fertility. Part 2 contains country-specific papers, with sections on Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: B. R. Publishing, 29/9 Nangia Park, Shakti Nagar, Delhi 110 007, India. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30735 Ceskoslovenska Demograficka Spolecnost [CSDS] (Prague, Czech Republic). Twenty-third demographic conference of the CSDS: "Demography of the Czech Republic and Slovakia in the Twentieth Century" [XXIII. demograficka konference CSDS: "Demografie Ceskych Zemi a Slovenska ve 20. Stoleti"] Demografie, Vol. 35, No. 1, 1993. 2-28 pp. Prague, Czech Republic. In Cze. with sum. in Eng; Rus.
Brief summaries of papers from the twenty-third demographic conference of the Czechoslovak Demographic Society are presented. The focus is on demographic behavior in the Czech Republic and Slovakia on the eve of the breakup of Czechoslovakia. A move toward lower fertility is predicted for both republics.
Correspondence: Ceskoslovenska Demograficka Spolecnost, nam. A. Zapotockeho 4, 130 67 Prague 3, Czech Republic. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30736 Germany. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung (Wiesbaden, Germany). Papers from conferences of the German Society for Demography's Working Group on the Demography of Developing Countries, held on October 31-November 1, 1991, in Kiedrich and November 6-7, 1992, in Bielefeld. [Vortrage auf den Tagungen des Arbeitskreises "Demographie der Entwicklungslander" der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Bevolkerungswissenschaft vom 31. Oktober bis 1. November 1991 in Kiedrich und vom 6. bis 7. November 1992 in Bielefeld.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 76, 1992. 83 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany. In Eng; Ger.
This publication contains four papers from 1991 and 1992 meetings of the German Society for Demography's Working Group on the Demography of Developing Countries. One paper is in English and the rest are in German. Topics covered include labor migration and rural development in Africa, population policy in South Korea, the need for family planning in developing countries, and the extent and consequences of current population growth.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 6, Postfach 5528, D-6200 Wiesbaden, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30737 Germany. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung (Wiesbaden, Germany). Reports from the German-Polish-Hungarian working group in the field of demography, Wiesbaden, October 14-18, 1991. [Referate zum deutsch-polnisch-ungarischen Arbeitstreffen auf dem Gebiet der Demographie vom 14. bis 18. Oktober 1991 in Wiesbaden.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 75, 1992. 270 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at a conference held in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 1991 on trends in the field of demography and related policies in Germany, Hungary, and Poland. Topics covered include population policies in Germany before and after unification, the study of migration in Poland, and methods of projecting population change in Hungary. One paper on population projections for the countries of the European Community is also included.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 6, Postfach 5528, 6200 Wiesbaden, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30738 Harris, Alice D. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference, Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers--International: accessing public information. 1992. v, 102 pp. Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers--International [APLIC]: New York, New York. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the twenty-fourth APLIC annual conference, held in Washington, D.C., March 19-21, 1991. Papers are included on accessing various information sources, including the international census collection at the University of Texas's Population Research Center, the Congressional Information Service Index to Health Information, the Social Science Research Council's Urban Underclass database, U.S. AID's Development Information Center, and the China Population Information Retrieval System in Shanghai, China.
Correspondence: Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers--International, c/o Population Council Library, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30739 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium). International Population Conference, Montreal, 1993. [Congres International de la Population, Montreal, 1993.] ISBN 2-87108-026-7. 1993. 662; 493; 495; 383 pp. Liege, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
These four volumes contain the unedited texts of papers presented at the IUSSP International Population Conference held in Montreal, Canada, August 24-September 1, 1993. The papers are in English or French. The geographical scope is worldwide.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 34 rue des Augustins, 4000 Liege, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30740 Norway. Statistisk Sentralbyra (Oslo-Kongsvinger, Norway). Papers from Central Bureau of Statistics presented at 10th Scandinavian Demographic Symposium Lund, Sweden August 12-14, 1992 (Parts 1 and 2). [Arbeider utfort i Statistisk Sentralbyra presentert ved 10. nordiske demografiske symposium i Lund, Sverige 12-14 August, 1992.] Working Papers from Department for Statistics on Individuals and Households: Population and Living Conditions, No. 4, 1992. 259 pp. Oslo-Kongsvinger, Norway. In Eng; Nor.
These are papers presented at a 1992 conference on demographic trends in Norway, with one paper covering the demographic impact of AIDS in Zambia. Paper topics include women's labor force participation one year after the first birth, leaving the parental home, and the growth and characteristics of immigrant populations. The papers are in English or Norwegian.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Statistisk Sentralbyra, P.B. 8131 DEP, 0033 Oslo 1, Norway. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30741 Singh, K. N.; Singh, D. N. Population growth, environment and development: issues, impacts and responses. 1991. 67, 309 pp. Environment and Development Study Centre: Varanasi, India. In Eng.
This is a collection of papers presented at two interdisciplinary conferences held at the Banaras Hindu University in India in April 1988 and February-March 1989, on problems related to the rapid rate of population growth in developing countries. Section 1 examines population growth in India and other developing countries. Section 2 focuses on population growth and environmental issues, including climatic changes, and contains papers on Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. Section 3 examines population projections and characteristics, with the primary focus on India. Section 4 looks at policy responses to these issues, with a focus on India.
Correspondence: Banaras Hindu University, Environment and Development Study Centre, 71 Nand Nagar, I. T. I. Road, Varanasi 5, India. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30742 United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean [ECLAC] (Santiago, Chile); United Nations. Centro Latinoamericano de Demografia [CELADE] (Santiago, Chile). Report of the meeting of government experts on population and development in Latin America and the Caribbean, preparatory to the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (Saint Lucia, 6-9 October 1992). No. LC/G.1756(CONF.81/3); LC/DEM/G.130, Feb 24, 1993. 40 pp. Santiago, Chile. In Eng.
This is a report from a preparatory meeting for the forthcoming International Conference on Population and Development, scheduled to be held in 1994 in Cairo, Egypt. The report is translated from the original Spanish. It includes a list of conclusions and recommendations for consideration at the conference that reflect the priorities of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Correspondence: U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Casilla 91, Santiago, Chile. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

59:30743 Verma, V. S.; Cho, Lee-Jay; Rao, N. Rama; Retherford, Robert D. South Asia Conference on Population Trends and Family Planning (New Delhi, March 14-20, 1989): proceedings of the conference. LC 91-903323. [1990]. v, 354 pp. Controller of Publications: Delhi, India. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a conference held in India in 1989 on aspects of population trends and family planning in the countries of south Asia, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. "The main objective of the conference was to focus attention on the planning for the 1990 round of censuses while taking stock of the 1981 censuses and their results in each of the countries represented and to review the family planning programmes and consider some broad population issues in specific areas of interest." The 33 papers cover a wide range of topics including census planning, infant and child mortality, fertility, family planning, population policy, women's roles and health, surveys, population projections, internal migration, and employment and unemployment.
Correspondence: Controller of Publications, Civil Lines, Delhi 110 054, India. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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