Population Bulletin (США)
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Population Bulletin - ежеквартальное издание
Population Reference Bureau (США), посвященное анализу широкого
круга демографических и смежных проблем - как внутриамериканских
(США), так и мировых. Издается с сентября 1945 года.
Каждый выпуск Бюллетеня имеет обычно примерно 44 страницы
и посвящен одной теме. Он содержит большое количество графиков и
таблиц, ссылки и рекомендуемые источники по теме.
Начиная с 2000 года (с 55 тома) полный текст бюллетеня
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Ниже приводится краткая информация о содержании бюллетеня за 2000
(том 55), 2001 (том 56) и двух первых выпусков за 2002 год (том
Volume 57, No. 2 (June 2002)
Poverty in America: Beyond Welfare Reform
by Daniel T. Lichter and Martha L. Crowley.
Are America's poor better or worse off than in the past?
Do persistent stereotypes and negative images of poor people match
the current reality? Has welfare reform led America's poor to adopt
a new or different set of values and standards of behavior? This
Bulletin explores the many paradoxes of poverty in the U.S.
Volume 57, No. 1 (March 2002)
International Migration: Facing the Challenge
by Philip Martin and Jonas Widgren
This PRB report highlights the challenges brought by
the movement of millions of people across national borders. Such
migration has often been controversial, more so now in light of
the September 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S.
Volume 56, No. 4 (December 2001)
by Christine L. Himes
This Population Bulletin explores the characteristics
of the current older population in the United States and speculates
how older Americans may differ in the future. It also looks at the
impact of aging on the U.S. society and economy.
Volume 56, No. 3 (September 2001)
World Population Futures
by Brian O'Neill and Deborah Balk
This Population Bulletin explains projection methodology
and discusses various approaches for expressing uncertainty. The
report concludes with a discussion of what global population projections
imply about the kind of world our descendents will inhabit.
Volume 56, No. 2 (June 2001)
First Glimpses From the 2000 U.S. Census
by Mary M. Kent, Kelvin M. Pollard, John Haaga, and Mark Mather
The latest census was full of surprises: The census
counted nearly 7 million more people than the U.S. Census Bureau
had estimated, and it still may have missed as many as 3 million.
And for those minding the budget: The 2000 Census cost less than
anticipated. This Population Bulletin looks at some of the major
findings of the 2000 Census as of April 2001, and considers the
importance of these trends not only to demographers, journalists,
business people, and politicians, but to all Americans.
Volume 56, No. 1 (March 2001)
New Population Policies: Advancing Women's
Health and Rights
by Lori S. Ashford
(Available in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic)
This Population Bulletin reviews the evolution of national
population policies, particularly following the historic 1994 Cairo
conference. It describes the new focus on improving reproductive
health and women's rights and how governments have tried to incorporate
this new approach in their policies and programs. The Bulletin also
looks at possible new directions for population policies.
Volume 55, No. 4 (December 2000)
by Suzanne M. Bianchi and Lynne M. Casper
This Population Bulletin analyzes the American family
in the latter half of the 20th century to better understand what
changes in the family portend for the first half of the 21st century.
Volume 55, No. 3 (September 2000)
An Urbanizing World
by Martin P. Brockerhoff
This Population Bulletin examines sources, trends, and
challenges of urban population change in less developed and more
developed regions. Among more developed countries, particular attention
is given to the United States.
Volume 55, No. 2 (June 2000)
America's Diversity and Growth: Signposts
for the 21st Century
by Martha Farnsworth Riche
This Population Bulletin, published in June 2000, discusses
many of the "signposts of the U.S. population, including robust
population growth, increasing life expectancy, continued immigration,
changes in the family, increased education levels, and population
growth outside urban areas."
Volume 55, No. 1 (March 2000)
Attaining Global Health: Challenges and
by Scott C. Ratzan, Gary L. Filerman, and John W. LeSar
This Population Bulletin, published in March 2000, looks
at trends in health over the past century, and identifies the ways
that we can pursue the goal of better global health. The authors
explore the multiple factors that determine health and stress the
need for action from the individual to the international level to