Volume 52 - Number 1 - Spring 1986

Q. Bibliographies, Directories, & Other Information Services

Bibliographies, catalogs, dictionaries, directories, thesauri, and other information services of general demographic concern, except for those bibliographies coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading.

52:10758 Association of Southeast Asian Nations [ASEAN]. Population Coordination Unit (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). ASEAN directory of demography and family planning research and training institutions. Studies on Health and Family Planning in ASEAN Countries, Mar 1983. 219 pp. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Eng.
An attempt is made to list all English-language facilities and resources available for training and research in family planning and demography in the ASEAN region of southeastern Asia. The research institutions are first listed by country and by biomedical or socio-demographic field of interest. The second part lists the institutions and the types of courses they offer, with details of content, duration, criteria for admission, and officer to be contacted.
Location: Columbia University, CPFH Library, New York, N.Y.

52:10759 Harris, Diana K. The sociology of aging: an annotated bibliography and sourcebook. Garland Bibliographies in Sociology, No. 5, ISBN 0-8240-9046-2. LC 83-48220. 1985. xiii, 283 pp. Garland Publishing: New York, New York/London, England. In Eng.
This sourcebook on the sociology of aging covers the published literature for the years 1960 through 1980, focusing primarily on North America. It consists of an annotated bibliography organized by subject and contains a subsection on the demography of aging. An author index and lists of offices, associations, and centers concerned with aging are also included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10760 Lucas, David; Sherlaimoff, Tania; Waddell-Wood, Peter; Higman, Merle. An annotated bibliography of the Nigerian fertility and family planning literature up to 1982. 1986. iv, 119 pp. Australian National University, Demography Department: Canberra, Australia. In Eng.
This annotated bibliography is concerned with the literature on fertility and family planning in Nigeria published from 1960 to 1982, with a concentration on items in English. The bibliography, which is organized alphabetically by author, was compiled from a variety of sources, including Population Index, Geographical Abstracts, and the Population Information and Documentation System for Africa (PIDSA).
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10761 Petersen, William; Petersen, Renee. Dictionary of demography: biographies. ISBN 0-313-21419-0. LC 83-12567. 1985. xx, 1,365 pp. Greenwood Press: Westport, Connecticut/London, England. In Eng.
These two volumes provide biographies of 3,363 individuals from 99 countries who are demographers or have otherwise made a contribution to the study of demography. The biographies are arranged in alphabetical order, with A to L in the first volume and M to Z in the second. For each entry, data are included on name, sex, birth and death dates, nationality, principal career positions, and professional publications. An appendix classifying the entries by nationality and an index of individuals and subjects are found in the second volume.
This work is part of a general reference work on demography. Other parts present information on terms, concepts, and institutions, and a multilingual glossary of demographic terms.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10762 Petersen, William; Petersen, Renee. Dictionary of demography: multilingual glossary. ISBN 0-313-25139-8. LC 85-27055. 1985. vii, 259 pp. Greenwood Press: Westport, Connecticut/London, England. In Eng.
In this glossary, over 400 basic demographic terms are translated into French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, German, Chinese, and Japanese. Translations are also provided from each of these languages into English. This work is part of a general reference work on demography. Other parts present information on terms, concepts, and institutions, and on biographies of individuals active in the study of demography.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10763 Population Center Foundation (Manila, Philippines). Philippine population literature, 1983. An annotated bibliography. 1985. xiii, 174 pp. Manila, Philippines. In Eng.
This annotated bibliography is concerned with the population literature produced in or about the Philippines. The 192 items included were primarily produced in 1983, but some earlier materials not included in previous bibliographies are cited. The bibliography combines information previously published in bibliographies and in inventories of population studies. The entries are organized by subject; and title, author, and regional indexes are included.
Main topics included are population data; fertility; implications of population growth; population change and status of subpopulations; mortality; migration, spatial distribution, and urbanization; families and households; demographic aspects of manpower and labor force; population and development planning; population policy/law; and family planning.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10764 Population Crisis Committee (Washington, D.C.). Private organizations in the population field. Population, No. 16, Dec 1985. 16 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
This is a selective list of private organizations active around the world in various aspects of population issues. "It includes those private organizations with a primary focus on U.S. or international population trends, family planning programs, and reproductive rights, as well as some health, environmental, and development organizations which have significant population components." The list is arranged alphabetically and includes addresses and a one-paragraph description of activities and areas of interest.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10765 Thacker, Prabha. Population and development in Nepal: an annotated bibliography. 1984. vii, 99 pp. National Commission on Population: Katmandu, Nepal. In Eng.
This annotated bibliography contains citations of 140 publications, mainly in English, concerning the population of Nepal. The bibliography is organized according to the following subject headings: social, economic, cultural, and psychological aspects of population and family planning; family planning and health; information, education, and communication; and policy and programs. Subject, author, and title indexes are included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:10766 United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]. Office of Planning and Evaluation (Bethesda, Maryland); United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]. Center for Population Research (Bethesda, Maryland); United States. Interagency Committee on Population Research (Washington, D.C.). Population sciences: inventory and analysis of federal population research, fiscal year 1984. [1985]. iii, 210 pp. U.S. National Institutes of Health [NIH]: Bethesda, Maryland. In Eng.
This annual report lists the population research projects supported by the U.S. federal government, together with an index of investigators, a list of projects started in 1984, and an overall analysis of trends in government-supported population research.
For a previous edition for fiscal year 1983, published in 1984, see 51:10834.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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