Volume 65 - Number 3 - Fall 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.

65:30816 American Statistical Association [ASA] (Alexandria, Virginia). 1997 proceedings of the section on government statistics and section on social statistics. ISBN 1-883276-61-6. [1997]. ix, 430 pp. Alexandria, Virginia. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Anaheim, California, August 10-14, 1997. Sections are included on U.S. immigration, data content in Census 2000, longitudinal survey data analysis, health-related statistics, reporting multiple racial identities, examining immigration flows, and estimates for income and population.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: American Statistical Association, 1429 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3402. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:30817 Cairo Demographic Center (Cairo, Egypt). CDC 26th annual seminar on population issues in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 26, 1997. 568 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the 26th annual seminar organized by the Cairo Demographic Center and held in Cairo, Egypt, on December 17-19, 1996. The focus is on work undertaken by staff and students at the center; the primary geographical focus is on Egypt, although several of the studies concern other developing countries. The 24 papers are organized into seven parts, which are entitled Population and development, Family planning, Fertility, Health, Reproductive health, Labour force, and Other topics.
Correspondence: Cairo Demographic Center, 78 Street No. 4, El-Hdhaba Elolya, Mokattam 11571, Cairo, Egypt. E-mail: cdc@frcu.eun.eg. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:30818 Cairo Demographic Center (Cairo, Egypt). CDC 27th annual seminar on population issues in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 27, 1998. 770 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the 27th annual seminar organized by the Cairo Demographic Center and held in Cairo, Egypt, on December 16-18, 1997. The focus is on work undertaken by staff and students at the center; the primary geographical focus is on Egypt, although several of the studies concern other developing countries. The 33 papers are organized into seven parts, which are entitled Population and development, Family planning, Fertility, Reproductive health, Labour force, Migration, and Other topics.
Correspondence: Cairo Demographic Center, 78 Street No. 4, El-Hdhaba Elolya, Mokattam 11571, Cairo, Egypt. E-mail: cdc@frcu.eun.eg. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:30819 Gendreau, Francis; de Carvalho Lucas, Elisabete. Crises, poverty, and demographic changes in the developing countries. [Crises, pauvreté et changements démographiques dans les pays du sud.] Universités Francophones, Actualité Scientifique, ISBN 2-84371-036-7. 1998. 415 pp. Editions ESTEM: Paris, France; Université des Réseaux d'Expression Française [UREF]: Paris, France; Association des Universités Partiellement ou Entièrement de Langue Française [AUPELF]: Paris, France. In Fre.
This collective work examines the relationships among poverty, demographic developments, and the crises experienced by developing countries. It is a product of a conference held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, November 13-15, 1996, organized by the demographic network of the UREF (the French-speaking university network). The 23 papers are organized into five sections: Socio-political changes, crises, and transitions; Theoretical and methodological approaches; Marriage, the family, and urban impoverishment; Adaptation strategies employed by rural families; and Diversity in fertility changes.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Editions ESTEM, 7 rue Jacquemont, 75017 Paris, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:30820 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] (Bangkok, Thailand); United Nations Population Fund [UNFPA] (New York, New York). Asia-Pacific population policies and programmes: future directions. Asian Population Studies Series, No. 153, Pub. Order No. ST/ESCAP/1923. Mar 1998. [12], 268 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
This is a report of a meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24-27, 1998. "The principal objectives of the Meeting were to review the implementation of the Bali Declaration on Population and Sustainable Development adopted at the Fourth Asian and Pacific Population Conference, held in Bali, Indonesia, in 1992, as well as to identify the constraints and obstacles faced by ESCAP members and associate members in implementing the 1994 [Cairo] Programme of Action.... The Meeting sought to identify the most important challenges faced by the countries in implementing their population programmes; particularly in reorienting them according to the recommendations of the Programme of Action, and to formulate a set of key future actions." The 12 background papers prepared for the meeting are also included.
Correspondence: UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

65:30821 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] (Bangkok, Thailand). Report and recommendations of the Expert Group Meeting on Adolescents: implications of population trends, environment, and development, 30 September-2 October 1997, Bangkok. Asian Population Studies Series, No. 149, 1998. vi, 81 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a 1997 meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand, on aspects of adolescent behavior in Asia and Oceania. The proceedings include the following chapters: Adolescence--why is it important?; Cohort changes and marriage patterns; Poverty, malnutrition and child labour; Education; Marriage and sexuality--which comes first?; The threat posed by reproductive tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome; Access to reproductive health services and information; Gender equity and gender relations; and Research and information needs. Two background papers prepared for the meeting are cited separately.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Location: Population Council Library, New York, NY.


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