Volume 65 - Number 2 - Summer 1999

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.

65:20766 Casas Torres, José M. The Fourth World Conference on Women. A commentary. [La Cuarta Conferencia Mundial sobre la Mujer. Un comentario.] Documentos del Instituto de Ciencias para la Familia, No. 25, ISBN 84-321-3220-9. 1998. 153 pp. Ediciones RIALP: Madrid, Spain. In Spa.
This is a report on the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995. The general approach of the author is to present a critique of current national and international population policies from a Roman Catholic perspective. There are chapters on the global demographic situation in 1995, the differences between the developed and developing countries, what happened in Beijing, and an evaluation of the conference. In conclusion, the author suggests that what is at stake is a struggle within the United Nations and in other international forums between the traditional values of the Catholic Church and new concepts of human rights in such areas as reproductive health, including family planning and abortion.
Correspondence: Ediciones RIALP, Alcalá 290, 28027 Madrid, Spain. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:20767 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liège, Belgium); Centro de Estudios de Población [CENEP] (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Seminar on Men, Family Formation and Reproduction. [1998]. Liège, Belgium. In Eng.
This volume contains the papers presented at a seminar held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 13-15, 1998. The 23 papers are organized into six sections: Theoretical--methodological; Approaching demographic research from men's perspectives; Sexuality; Men's life transitions; Role of men in contraceptive behaviour (decision-making); and Household division of labor, fatherhood and child rearing. The geographical focus is worldwide.
Correspondence: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 34 rue des Augustins, 4000 Liège, Belgium. E-mail: iussp@iussp.org. Location: Population Council Library, New York, NY.

65:20768 Satia, Jay; Schonmeyr, Carl; Tahir, Sharifah. Managing a new generation of population programmes: challenges of the nineties. ISBN 983-99889-0-5. Apr 1994. 207 pp. International Council on Management of Population Programmes [ICOMP]: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Eng.
This monograph contains the proceedings of the 13th International Seminar held by the International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP) in Nanjing, China, May 3-7, 1993. ICOMP is an organization of heads of population and family planning programs and management institutes in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The seminar participants discussed three specific themes: (1) improving the policy environment of nongovernmental organizations functioning in population and family planning programs, (2) managing gender-sensitive programs, (3) and management perspectives on manpower development in health and family planning programs.
Correspondence: International Council on Management of Population Programmes, 141 Jalan Dahlia Taman Uda Jaya, 68000 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Location: Johns Hopkins University, Population Information Program, Baltimore, MD.

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