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Readings

Key population terms are defined in the Glossary.


Session Topic Readings
1 Population Size, Growth, and Demographic Transition

Haupt, Arthur and Thomas T. Kane. "Population handbook", 4 th international edition, 1998, (Washington DC: Population Reference Bureau, September 1998).

Joseph A. Mcfalls, Jr., "Population: A Lively Introduction," vol. 53, no.3 (Washington DC: Population Reference Bureau, September 1998).

2 Population Structure, Composition and Distribution

Yaukey, David and Douglas L. Anderton. Demography: The Study of Human Population. 2001. Chapter 4. 2 nd Edition Illinois: Waveland

Shryock, H.S. and Jacob S. Siegal. "The methods and materials of Demography." Chapter 7 and 8. 1978. Academic Press, New York

3 Social and Economic Consequences of Population Growth

Finkle Jason L., and Barbara B. Crane. March 1985. "Ideology and politics at Mexico city: The United States at the 1984 International Conference on Population.Population and Development Review 11(1): 1-28

Hodgson, Dennis. December 1988. "Orthodoxy and Revisionism in American Demography." Population and Development Review 14(4): 541-569

McIntosh C. Alison, and Jason L. Finkle. June 1995. "The Cairo Conference on Population and Development: A new paradigm?" Population and Development Review 21(2): 223-260

4 Fertility and Reproduction: Data Sources and Measurement

Haupt, Arthur and Thomas T. Kane. "Population handbook", 4 th international edition, 1998, (Washington DC: Population Reference Bureau, September 1998).

Yaukey, David and Douglas L. Anderton. Demography: The Study of Human Population. 2001. Chapter 7, 2 nd Edition Illinois: Waveland

Shryock, H.S. and Jacob S. Siegal. "The methods and materials of Demography." Chapter 16,17and 18. 1978. Academic Press, New York

5 Fertility Change: Trends, Differentials, Determinants and Theories

Hirschman ,Charles. 1994 "Why Fertility Changes" Annual Review of Sociology, 20: 203-233.

Bongaarts, John, Susan Cotts Watkins. Dec., 1996. "Social Interactions and Contemporary Fertility Transitions". Population and Development Review, 22( 4):639-682.

Caldwell, John C., I. O. Orubuloye, Pat Caldwell. June 1992. "Fertility Decline in Africa: A New Type of Transition?" Population and Development Review , 18 (2): 211-242.

Martin, Teresa Castro. Jul. - Aug., 1995. "Women's Education and Fertility: Results from 26 Demographic and Health Surveys". Studies in Family Planning , 26(4) pp. 187-202.

Ahn, Namkee., Abusaleh Shariff. Mar., 1994. "A Comparative Study of Socioeconomic and Demographic Determinants of Fertility in Togo and Uganda". International Family Planning Perspectives ,20(1): 14-17+22.

Caldwell, John C., Pat Caldwell. Jun., 1993. "The South African Fertility Decline" Population and Development Review, 19(2): 225-262.

Chimere-Dan, Orieji . (Mar., 1996) "Contraceptive Prevalence in Rural South Africa". International Family Planning Perspectives 22(1): 4-9.

Mason ,Karen Oppenheim. November 1997. "Explaining Fertility Transitions (in Presidential Address)." Demography 34(4): 443-454.

6 Mortality and morbidity: Data Sources and Measurement

Yaukey, David and Douglas L. Anderton. "Demography: The Study of Human Population." 2001. Chapter 5, 2 nd Edition Illinois: Waveland

Haupt, Arthur and Thomas T. Kane. "Population handbook", 4 th international edition, 1998, (Washington DC: Population Reference Bureau, September 1998).

Shryock, H.S. and Jacob S. Siegal. "The methods and materials of Demography." Chapter 14 and 15. 1978. Academic Press, New York

7 Mortality Decline: Trends, Differentials, Theories and Prospects

Income and mortality: relationships

DaVanzo J. Infant mortality and socio-economic development: Evidence from Malaysian household data. Demography 25:581-595, 1988

Hobcraft JN, Mcdonald JW, and Rutstein SO. Socio-economic factors in infant and child mortality: a cross-national comparision. Population studies 38:193-223,1984

McCormic MC, Shapiro S, and Horn SD. The relationship between infant mortality rates, medical care and socio-economic variables, Chile 1960-1970. International Journal of Epidemiology 8: 145-154,1979

Epidemiological transition and Epidemiological polarization

Bobadilla JL, Frenk J, Frejka T, Lozano R, and Stern C. The epidemiological transition and health priorities. Chapter 3 in DT Jamison, WH Mosley, AR Measham, J-L Bobadilla (eds) Disease control priorities in Developing countries. New York: Oxford University Press of World Bank, 1993

Horiuchi, Shiro. Epidemiological transitions in developed countries: Past, present and future. Pages 237-254 in population division, UN, Symposium on health and mortality, brussels, Belgium, 19-22 November,1997

Olshansky SJ and Ault AB. The fourth stage of the epidemiologic transition: the age of delayed degenerative diseases. Milbank Quarterly 64:355-391, 1986

Olshansky SJ, and Carnes BA. Demographic perspectives on human senescence. Population and Development Review 20(1):57-80, March 1994

Omran AR. The epidemiologic transition: a theory of the epidemiology of population change. Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly 49:501-538,1971

Pappas G. Queen S, Hadden W, Fisher G. The increasing disparity in mortality between socio-economic groups in United States, 1960 and 1986. Socioecomonic disparity in mortality in US. 329(2):103-109

Compression of mortality and morbidity

Fries JF. The compression of mortality: near or far? The Milbank Quarterly 67(2):208-231, 1989

Fries JF, Green LW, and Levine S. Health promotion and the compression of morbidity. Lancet i:481-483, March 4,1989

8 Migration: Sources of Data, Measurement, Trends in Time and Space, Theories and Implications No Reading
9 Urbanization: Measurement, Theories, Trends, and Prospects

Brockerhoff M. P. September 2000. "An urbanizing World�"Population Bulletin, Vol. 55(3 ). Washington D.C: Population Reference Bureau. Can be accessed online at www.prb.org

Brockerhoff, M. and E. Brennan. 1998. "The poverty of cities in developing regions." Population and Development Review, 24(1): 75-114

John D. Kasarda, Edward M. Crenshaw.1991."Third World Urbanization: Dimensions, Theories, and Determinants." Annual Review of Sociology , 17: 467-501.

10 Reproductive Health: Biological Processes and Contraceptive Technology

Jones R.E. 1996. "Human Reproductive Biology" Chapters 1-4. Academic Press, New York

"How Contraceptives work."Outlook 11(3): 6-8, 1993 [www.path.org]

Hatcher R.A., W. Rinehart, R. Blackburn, Geller G.S., and J.D. Shelton. 1997 . "The essentials of contraceptive technology." Baltimore. Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Population Information Program, 1997. [www.jhuccp.org]

Baird D. T. and Glasier, Anna F. 1993 "Hormonal contraception." New England Journal of Medicine 328(21): 1543-1549

11 Components of Reproductive Health

STD Control and Primary Health Care for women: Experience and Challenges. 1997. Features article. Outlook 15(2): 1-10

Ropey, B., Ross, J., and Bhushan, I. Meeting unmet need: New strategies. Population Reports, Series J, No. 43. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Population Information Program, September 1996.

McCauley, A. P. and Salter, C. Meeting the Needs Of Young Adults. Population Reports, Series J, No. 41. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Population Information Program, October 1995.

Lande, R. Controlling Sexually Transmitted Diseases Population Reports, Series L, No. 9. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Population Information Program, June 1993

Heise, L., Ellsberg, M. and Gottemoeller, M. Ending Violence Against Women. Population Reports, Series L, No. 11. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Population Information Program, December 1999.

Garenne M., S. Tollman, and K. Kahn. March 2000. "Premarital fertility in rural South Africa." Studies in Family Planning 31(1): 47-54

Hulton L.A., R. Cullen, and S.W. Khalokho. March 2000. "Perceptions of the risks of sexual activity and their consequences among Ugandan adolescents." Studies in Family Planning 31(1): 35-46

Meyhew S.H., L. Lush, J. Cleland, and G. Walt. 2000. "Integrating components of reproductive health." Studies in family planning 31(2): 151-162

Caldwell, John C., Pat Caldwell .Dec., 1993. "The Nature and Limits of the sub-Saharan African AIDS Epidemic: Evidence from Geographic and Other Patterns" Population and Development Review ,19( 4): 817-848.

Safe motherhood: Successes and Challenges. 1998. Features article. Outlook volume 16 (sp. Issue):1-11 [www.path.org]

Adolescent Reproductive Health: Making a Difference . 1998. Features article. Outlook Volume 16, Number 3 (December 1998) [www.path.org]

12 Fertility and Infertility: Processes and Management

Infertility in Developing countries. 1997. Features article. Outlook 15(3): 1-9

Frank O. 1983 "Infertility in Sub-Saharan Africa: estimates and implications." Population and Development Review 9(1): 137-144

Ericksen K, and Brunette T. 1996. "Patterns and predictors of infertility among African women: a cross-sectional survey of twenty-seven nations ." Social Science and Medicine 42(2): 209-220

Larsen, Ulla. 1994. "Sterility in sub-Saharan Africa." Population Studies 48(3): 459-474

Cates, W., T.M. M. Farley, and P.J. Rowe. 1985. "Worldwide Patterns of Infertility: Is Africa Different?" Lancet , p 596-598

Okonofua F. E., Dianna Harris, Adetanwa Odebiyi et al. 1997. "The social meaning of infertility in Southwest Nigeria." Health Transition Review, 7: 205-220

13 Population Policies and Programs

Heckel, Nancy I. 1986 "Population Laws and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: 1975-1985." International Family Planning Perspectives. Volume 12(4): 122-124

Chamie, J. 1994. "Trends, Variations, and Contradictions In National Policies To Influence Fertility" Population and Development Review . Volume 20 (supp): 37-50

Abumere, S. I. 1981 "Population distribution policies and measures in Africa south Of the Sahara: A review". Population and Development Review . Volume 7(3): 421-433

Ashford, Lori S. March 2001."New Population Policies: Advancing women's health and rights."Population Bulletin , Vol. 56(1). Washington DC: Population Reference Bureau, Inc.

Hodgson D. 1988. "Orthodoxy and Revisionism in American demography ." Population and Development Review , 14(4): 541-570