Volume 61 - Number 2 - Summer 1995

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.

61:20827 Ciucci, Luciano; Racioppi, Filomena. Population studies: new approaches for description and analysis. [Studi di popolazione: nuovi approcci per la descrizione e l'interpretazione.] 1994. 741 pp. Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Dipartimento di Scienze Demografiche: Rome, Italy. In Ita.
These are the proceedings of a conference held in Rome, Italy, on June 2-4, 1993, which was organized as a forum for young researchers in demography in Italy to present results of their research. The 34 papers are organized under five topics, which are nuptiality, fertility, and the family: what are the changes; the measurement, analysis, and implications of migration; new sources and methods for demographic analysis; socioeconomic aspects of demographic trends; and mortality and morbidity transitions. The primary geographical focus is on Italy, with one paper on mortality in Albania.
Correspondence: Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Dipartimento di Scienze Demografiche, Via Nomentana 41, 00161 Rome, Italy. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20828 Cohen, Susan A.; Richards, Cory L. The Cairo consensus: population, development and women. Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 26, No. 6, Nov-Dec 1994. 272-7 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
The authors discuss results of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), with a focus on the preliminary process, the program of action, and post-conference challenges.
Correspondence: S. A. Cohen, Alan Guttmacher Institute, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20829 Karkal, Malini. Politics of population at Cairo. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 30, No. 2, Jan 14, 1995. 88-92 pp. Bombay, India. In Eng.
The author describes the history of recent global population conferences. The focus is on factors affecting the topics discussed and recommendations coming from the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development. "Although the plan of action approved at the Cairo Conference on Population and Development shows the influence of the international women's movement and the issues it has raised, it fails to tackle the crucial question of inequitable development between the north and the south."
Location: Princeton University Library (PF).

61:20830 Kroppenstedt, Franz. Population questions from a German viewpoint, with reference to the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD 1994): presentation of the government report for the ICPD 1994. [Bevolkerungsfragen aus deutscher Sicht im Hinblick auf die Internationale Konferenz 1994 fur Bevolkerung und Entwicklung (ICPD 1994): Vorstellung des Regierungsberichts fur die ICPD 1994.] Zeitschrift fur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1993-1994. 245-51 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany. In Ger.
This article provides a summary of a report prepared by the German government in preparation for the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. Topics reviewed include the demographic situation in Germany, population questions and policies, and international cooperation in the area of population policy.
Correspondence: F. Kroppenstedt, Bundesministerium des Innern, Postfach 17 02 90, 53108 Bonn, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20831 MacKellar, F. Landis. Population and development: assessment before the 1994 conference. Development Policy Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, Jun 1994. 165-91 pp. Cambridge, Massachusetts/Oxford, England. In Eng.
The author reviews research in population and development since the mid-1980s and how it has affected attitudes toward population issues and population policies prior to the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo, Egypt, in September 1994.
Correspondence: F. L. MacKellar, Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 520, Washington, D.C. 20009-5728. Location: Princeton University Library (PF).

61:20832 Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (London, England). Implications of demographic change. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Vol. 87, Suppl. 1, Apr 1993. 38 pp. London, England. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of a symposium held in London, England, in May 1992. The symposium, which was organized by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, considered a number of issues concerning demographic change, including the environmental, health, social, and economic consequences of such change; the impact of global environmental change and disease on population growth and distribution; the probable impact of AIDS and the development of population policy; and the roles of national governments, nongovernmental organizations, donor agencies, and religion in demographic change.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Manson House, 26 Portland Place, London W1N 4EY, England. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20833 Tabah, Leon. Antecedents of the Cairo conference. [Les antecedents de la conference du Caire.] European Journal of Population/Revue Europeenne de Demographie, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1994. 349-80 pp. Hingham, Massachusetts/Dordrecht, Netherlands. In Fre. with sum. in Eng.
The author discusses the history of the International Conference on Population and Development, "looking at the diverse world conferences on population of the century already held. [He also examines] the objectives and results of these meetings and [discusses] the context in which the [1994] Cairo Conference [was] organised."
Correspondence: L. Tabah, 9 Avenue Franco-Russe, 75007 Paris, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20834 United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean [ECLAC] (Santiago, Chile). Final report of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Conference on Population and Development (Mexico City, 29 April-4 May 1993). No. LC/G.1762 CONF.83/4; LC/DEM/G.134, Jul 23, 1993. iii, 75 pp. Santiago, Chile. In Eng.
This is a report from one of the preparatory meetings for the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo, Egypt, in September 1994. It contains a summary of the debates, the resolutions, and the text of the Latin American and Caribbean consensus on population and development.
Correspondence: UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Edificio Naciones Unidas, Avenida Dag Hammarskjold, Casilla 91, Santiago, Chile. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

61:20835 Vilquin, Eric. Time and demography. The Quetelet Chair, 1993. [La temps et la demographie. Chaire Quetelet 1993.] ISBN 2-87209-399-0. 1994. 404 pp. Academia-Erasme: Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; L'Harmattan: Paris, France. In Eng; Fre.
These are the proceedings of the 1993 Quetelet Chair, a series of annual conferences organized by the Demographic Institute of the Catholic University in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. The papers, which are in English or French, examine aspects of the time factor in demographic studies. Under three general headings, which are time and society, time and individuals, and demography and time, the authors explain how the concept of time is dealt with in their various disciplines. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary differences in the methodologies used to analyze the concept of time.
Correspondence: Academia-Erasme, 25/115 Grand Rue, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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