Volume 63 - Number 4 - Winter 1997

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.

63:40785 Bartonová, Dagmar; Drbohlav, Dusan. XXVII Conference of the Czech Demography Society on "Migration in Europe and in the Czech Republic" (May 21, 1997). [XXVII. Konference Ceské Demografické Spolecnosti "Migrace v Evrope a v Ceské Republice" (21. Kveten 1997).] Demografie, Vol. 39, No. 4, 1997. 233-56 pp. Ceský Statistický Úrad: Prague, Czech Republic. In Cze. with sum. in Eng.
This issue contains three papers given at the XXVII Conference of the Czech Demographic Society on Migration in Europe and in the Czech Republic, which took place on May 21, 1997. The papers included are: Present trends of international migration in Europe, by Dusan Drbohlav; Geographic aspects of inner migration in the Czech Republic, by Zdenek Cermak; and Demographic aspects of inner and international migration in the Czech Republic in the nineties, by Dagmar Bartonová.
Correspondence: Ceský Statistický Úrad, Sokolovská 142, 186 04 Prague 8, Czech Republic. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40786 Beaujot, Roderic; Romaniuc, Anatole; St. Germain-Roy, Simone. IUSSP distinguished lecture series at the International Conference on Population and Development: a summary. Canadian Studies in Population, Vol. 23, No. 1, 1996. 69-98 pp. Edmonton, Canada. In Eng.
"At the occasion of the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo (September 1994), the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population organized a `Distinguished Lecture' series which took place at the NGO Forum. In effect, these seven lectures constitute state of the art presentations on key questions before the conference. This paper provides a substantive summary of these lectures, along with a workshop organized around the lecture on population and conflict. We have endeavoured here to highlight their major contributions."
Correspondence: R. Beaujot, University of Western Ontario, Department of Sociology, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40787 Cairo Demographic Centre (Cairo, Egypt). CDC 24th annual seminar on population issues and the challenges of the 21st century in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 24, 1995. v, 980 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the 1994 annual meeting organized by the Cairo Demographic Centre. The 36 papers are organized under the following headings: Labor force and migration; Fertility and family planning; Mortality; Population projection; and other demographic topics. The geographical focus of most of the papers is on Egypt.
Correspondence: Cairo Demographic Centre, No. 78 St. No. 4, Mokattam (11571), Cairo, Egypt. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40788 China Population Association (Beijing, China). 23rd IUSSP General Population Conference: symposium on demography of China. Oct 1997. [x], 559 pp. Beijing, China. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a one-day forum on the demography of China held immediately preceding the 23rd IUSSP International Population Conference in Beijing, China, in October 1997. The 53 papers are organized under eight headings: Censuses and the modernization of population statistics; The demographic transition and family planning; Migration and urbanization; Demographic aging and old-age security; Marriage and the family; Population and sustainable development; Women's issues; and The health issues of women.
Correspondence: China Population Association, No. 12 Dahuisi Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40789 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liège, Belgium). International Population Conference, Beijing, 1997. [Congrès International de la Population, Beijing, 1997.] ISBN 2-87108-061-5. 1997. 472; 488; 540 pp. Liège, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
These three volumes contain the unedited texts of papers presented at the IUSSP International Population Conference held in Beijing, China, October 11-17, 1997. 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 Liège, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40790 Pebley, Anne R.; Rosero-Bixby, Luis. Demographic diversity and change in the Central American Isthmus. ISBN 0-8330-2551-1. LC 97-31180. 1997. xiv, 736 pp. RAND: Santa Monica, California. In Eng.
This collection of studies by various authors on aspects of the demography of Central America is a product of an international seminar held in San José, Costa Rica, October 19-21, 1995. The 23 papers deal with such subjects as the demography of ethnic groups, population and society, population and the environment, fertility, family planning programs, reproductive and infant health, and present and future population trends.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
A Spanish-language version of this work is also available, and is cited elsewhere in this issue.
Correspondence: RAND, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40791 Rosero Bixby, Luis; Pebley, Anne; Bermúdez Méndez, Alicia. From the Maya to family planning: the demography of the isthmus. [De los Mayas a la planificación familiar: demografía del Istmo.] ISBN 9977-67-454-X. 1997. 452 pp. Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica: San José, Costa Rica; Universidad de Costa Rica, Programa Centroamericano de Población (PCP): San José, Costa Rica. In Spa.
This collection of studies by various authors on aspects of the demography of Central America is a product of an international seminar held in San José, Costa Rica, October 19-21, 1995. The 23 papers are organized under seven headings: The demography of ethnic groups; Population and society; Population and the environment; Fertility; Family planning programs; Reproductive and infant health; and Present and future population trends.
This book is also available in English under the title Demographic Diversity and Change in the Central American Isthmus (see elsewhere in this issue).
Correspondence: Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica, Apartado 7446, San José 1000, Costa Rica. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:40792 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia (Barcelona, Spain); Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics (Barcelona, Spain); Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles. Grupo de Población (Madrid, Spain). Residing, living, forecasting: proceedings of the fifth Spanish population conference. [Habitar, vivir, prever: actas del V congreso de la población española.] ISBN 84-600-9280-1. LC 96-212321. 1995. 538 pp. Barcelona, Spain. In Spa.
These are the proceedings of a conference on Spanish demography held in Bellaterra, a suburb of Barcelona, Spain, November 2-4, 1995. The 50 papers presented are organized into three main sections: households, families, and housing; population, health, and well-being; and territorial and demographic perspectives.
Correspondence: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain. Location: U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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