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64:20770 Programa Latinoamericano de
Actividades en Población [PROLAP] (Buenos Aires,
Argentina). Population and Social Change.
[Población y Cambio Social.] Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997. Buenos Aires,
Argentina. In Spa.
This new journal, provided on floppy disk in Windows-compatible format, contains contributions relating to population issues in Latin America. This first issue has articles on the privatization of health services in Latin America and the Caribbean. The issue includes the following articles: Case studies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, Uruguay, and Venezuela, by Thais Maingón; The family and poverty, by Maria G. Hita; Population aging and its effects on health services and social security, by Carlos Welti Chanes and Verónica Montes de Oca; and The development of population policies in Latin America, by Carmen Miró.
Correspondence: PROLAP, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales UNAM, Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City 04510, Mexico. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).