Volume 55 - Number 1 - Spring 1989

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.

55:10769 Asociacion Demografica Costarricense (San Jose, Costa Rica); Costa Rica. Direccion General de Estadistica y Censos (San Jose, Costa Rica); Escuela de Estadistica Universidad de Costa Rica (San Jose, Costa Rica); Instituto de Estudios Sociales en Poblacion (Heredia, Costa Rica). Eighth National Seminar on Demography: September 7, 8, and 9, 1983. [Octavo Seminario Nacional de Demografia: 7, 8 y 9 de setiembre, 1983.] May 1986. xv, 249 pp. Asociacion Demografica Costarricense: San Jose, Costa Rica. In Spa.
These are the proceedings of a seminar on the demography of Costa Rica, held in San Jose in September 1983. The 17 papers were presented at six sessions organized under the titles general demographic aspects and the labor force, fertility, mortality and health, the third age, migration, and population policy.
Correspondence: Direccion General de Estadistica y Censos, Apartado 10216, San Jose, Costa Rica. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10770 Associacao Brasileira de Estudos Populacionais [ABEP] (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). Sixth National Conference on Population Studies: Proceedings. [VI Encontro Nacional de Estudos Populacionais: anais.] 1988. 694; 654; 451; 767 pp. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In Por.
These are the proceedings of the Sixth National Conference on Population Studies in Brazil, held in Olinda, October 16-20, 1988. The proceedings are in four volumes. Volume 1 is concerned with the demographic transition and includes subsections on the family in the demographic transition, aging, and political implications of demographic changes. Volume 2 is about urbanization and the process of change in Brazilian society; the focus is on living conditions and migration. Volume 3 deals with the demography of the black population of Brazil. Volume 4 contains sections on the demography of the northeast, issues concerning the 1980 census, methods of demographic analysis, and contributed papers on various topics.
Correspondence: ABEP, Presidencia, Rua Curitiba 832, 9o andar, 30000 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10771 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium); Union for African Population Studies [UAPS] (Dakar, Senegal); Senegal. Direction de la Statistique (Dakar, Senegal). African Population Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 7-12, 1988. [Congres Africain de Population, Dakar, Senegal, novembre 7-12, 1988.] Vol. 1, ISBN 2-87108-001-9. 1988. xii, xiii, [444] pp. Liege, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
This is the first of a three-volume set containing the papers presented at a November 1988 conference on African population issues. The conference, which was held in Dakar, Senegal, was sponsored by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population in cooperation with the Union for African Population Studies and the Central Statistical Office of Senegal. The volume is divided into two chapters. The first is concerned with data quality and approaches to data collection and processing. In the second chapter consideration is given to the impact on fertility of various biological, cultural, religious, marital, and family planning characteristics.
Correspondence: IUSSP, 34 rue des Augustins, 4000 Liege, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10772 Lindauer, M.; Schopf, A. The earth our environment: overpopulation and underpopulation as problems of population dynamics. [Die Erde unser Lebensraum: Uberbevolkerung und Unterbevolkerung als Probleme einer Populationsdynamik.] ISBN 3-12-984570-4. 1987. 376 pp. Ernst Klett: Stuttgart, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Ger.
This publication contains papers from a symposium on interdisciplinary approaches to the study of population dynamics, held at the University of Wurzburg, Federal Republic of Germany. Individual papers consider Malthusianism, the earth's ecosystems, overpopulation, agrarian carrying capacity and its geo-ecological basis in West Africa, problems of an aging population, the role of physicians in fertility control, the relationship between population growth and ethical issues, socio-cultural factors of regional population growth, and genetic technology.
Location: New York Public Library.

55:10773 Nordisk Statistisk Sekretariat (Copenhagen, Denmark). Nordic Seminar on Empirical Life History Analysis and Panel Studies, Stockholm, November 25 to 27, 1987. Nordisk Statistisk Sekretariat Tekniske Rapporter, No. 46, ISBN 87-88083-36-5. 1988. 404 pp. Copenhagen, Denmark. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a seminar on life history analysis and panel studies, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in November 1987. The papers are mostly in English, with some in various Scandinavian languages. Topics covered include criminality; data quality, including data on marriage and divorce of Swedish immigrants and register-based data in Denmark; education; the family, with consideration given to divorce in Norway, parity progression intensities in Norway, third births in the United Kingdom, and third births in Sweden; historical data, including infant and child mortality in Norway and Sweden, disease mortality in Sweden, and survivorship and family formation in Denmark; the labor force, particularly fertility and female labor force participation in the United Kingdom; mortality, including infant mortality, occupational mortality, and life expectancy; and panel studies.
Correspondence: Nordisk Statistisk Sekretariat, Sejrogade 11, Postbox 2550, DK-2100 Copenhagen 0, Denmark. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10774 Portugal. Instituto Nacional de Estatistica [INE]. Centro de Estudos Demograficos (Lisbon, Portugal). International Conference on Population, 1984. [Conferencia Internacional sobre Populacao--1984.] Centro de Estudos Demograficos Caderno, No. 9, 1988. 105 pp. Lisbon, Portugal. In Por.
This report contains the recommendations included in the World Population Plan of Action, an accord discussed at the International Conference on Population held in Mexico in August 1984.
Correspondence: Centro de Estudos Demograficos, INE, Avenida Antonio Jose de Almeida 5, 1078 Lisbon, Portugal. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10775 Swanson, David A.; Wicks, Jerry W. Issues in applied demography: proceedings of the 1986 national conference. ISBN 0-944244-00-9. 1987. ix, 121 pp. PSRC Press: Bowling Green, Ohio. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the 1986 Conference on Applied Demography. The focus of the conference was on ways in which demographic data and concepts can be used to produce better and more informed business and public policy decisions. Subject headings include applied demography and government policy; technical issues in business demography; relations between public sector and academic demographers; demography and management issues in business; and linking the demographic information needs of business, state and local governments, and universities. The geographical focus is on the United States.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:10776 Vogel, Christian; Voland, Eckart; Schiefenhovel, Wulf; Otto, Eckart; Herrmann-Otto, Elisabeth; Imhof, Arthur E.; Jurgens, Hans W.; Kraus, Otto. Regulation, manipulation, and explosion of population density: papers presented at the meeting of the Joachim Jungius Scientific Society, Hamburg, November 15-16, 1985. [Regulation, Manipulation und Explosion der Bovolkerungsdichte: Vortrage gehalten auf der Tagung der Joachim Jungius-Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, Hamburg, am 15. und 16. November 1985.] Veroffentlichung der Joachim-Jungius-Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, Hamburg, No. 55, ISBN 3-525-86221-0. 1986. 178 pp. Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht: Gottingen, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Ger.
This publication contains seven papers presented at a 1985 conference on the regulation, manipulation, and explosion of population density in various societies. The papers deal with the regulation of population density and individual reproductive strategies from the viewpoint of evolutionary biology; the evolution of reproductive control; population homeostasis among the Eipo in West New Guinea; relationships among population growth, the formation of states, and cultural development in Iron Age Israel; the reproduction of slaves in the Roman Empire; the regulation, manipulation, and explosion of population density from the viewpoint of a social historian; and a demographic perspective on the transition from preindustrial to industrial society.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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