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Population perspectives and demographic methods to strengthen Civil Registration and Vital Statistics systems, Special Collection edited by Romesh Silva, Genus, iusse 78, 2022.


ReportDemography and the data revolution: What have we learned? What role could IUSSP play?  Review by Louise Shaxson and Emma Samman, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), December 2020 

Interview: Interrogating the power relationships that shape data for sustainable development in ODI Insight. Click here for French and Spanish versions.


Demography of Refugee and Forced Migration

Graeme Hugo, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi and Ellen Percy Kraly, eds.

Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 13

Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2018.


New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition

Diego Ramiro Fariñas and Michel Oris, eds.

Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 12

Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2016.

Mariage et métissage dans les sociétés coloniales. Amériques, Afrique et Iles de l'Océan Indien (XVIe-XXe-siècles) 

Guy Brunet, ed.

Collection : Population, Famille et Société - volume 19

Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2015

Low Fertility and Reproductive Health in East Asia

Naohiro Ogawa and Iqbal H. Shah, eds.

Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 11

Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2014


Tools for Demographic Estimation 

Moultrie TA, RE Dorrington, AG Hill, K Hill, IM Timæus and B Zaba (eds)
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Paris. 2013


The Family, the Market or the State?
Intergenerational Support Under Pressure in Ageing Societies
Gustavo De Santis (ed.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 10
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2012


Cross-border Marriage. Global Trends and Diversity
Doo-Sub Kim, ed
Seoul: Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA), 2012. 


Navigating Time and Space in Population Studies
Myron P. Gutmann, Glenn D. Deane, Emily R. Merchant, Kenneth M. Sylvester (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 9
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2011

Ageing in Advanced Industrial States
Riding the Age Waves – Volume 3
Shripad Tuljapurkar, Naohiro Ogawa and Anne H. Gauthier (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 8
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2010

Methodologies for Estimating Abortion Incidence and Abortion-Related Morbidity: A Review
Susheela Singh, Lisa Remez and Alyssa Tartaglione, eds. 
New York: Guttmacher Institute; and Paris: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2010.


Demographic Responses to Economic and Environmental Crises
Satomi Kuroso, Cameron Campbell and Tommy Bengtsson, eds.
Kashiwa: Reitaku University Press, 2010 


Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Past
Tommy Bengtsson and Geraldine P. Mineau (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 7
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2008

HIV, Resurgent Infections and Population Change in Africa
Michel Caraël and Judith R. Glynn (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 6
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2007

The Demography of Armed Conflict
Helge Brunborg, Ewa Tabeau, Henrik Urdal, (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 5
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2006

Human Longevity, Individual Life Duration, and the Growth of the Oldest-Old Population
Jean-Marie Robine, Eileen M. Crimmins, Shiro Horiuchi, and Zeng Yi, (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 4
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2006

Allocating Public and Private Resources across Generations
Riding the Age Waves - Volume 2
Anne H. Gauthier, C.Y. Cyrus Chu, and Shripad Tuljapurkar (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 3
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2006

Longer Life and Healthy Aging
Zeng Yi, Eileen M. Crimmins, Yves Carrière, and Jean-Marie Robine (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 2
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2006

Population, Resources and Development
Riding the Age Waves – Volume 1
Shripad Tuljapurkar, Ian Pool, and Vipan Prachuabmoh (eds.)
Series: International Studies in Population, Vol. 1
Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, 2005

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Human Clocks. The Bio-Cultural Meanings of Age
Series: Population, Family and Society, Vol. 5
Sauvain-Dugerdil, Claudine; Leridon, Henri; Mascie-Taylor, Nicholas, eds.
Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2006

New Forms of Urbanization. Beyond the Urban-Rural Dichotomy
Tony Champion and Graeme Hugo
Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003

The Sociocultural and Political Aspects of Abortion Global Perspectives
Alaka Malwade Basu (ed.)
Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003

International Studies in Demography (ISID)
IUSSP series published by Oxford University Press (1987-2004)
Order online on the OUP website.


Network Epidemiology. A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection
M Morris
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004

International Migration Prospects and Policies in a Global Market
J Edward Taylor, Douglas Massey
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004

Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography
Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy and A.Dharmalingam
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004

Women in the Labour Market in Changing Economies
Brígida García, Richard Anker and Antonella Pinnelli
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003

Famine Demography: Perspectives from the Past and Present
Tim Dyson and Cormac Ó Gráda
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002

Fertility Transition in South Asia
Zeba Ayesha Sathar and James F. Phillips
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

Cultural Perspectives on Reproductive Health
Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

Asian Population History
Ts'ui-jung Liu, James Lee, David Sven Reher, Osamu Saito and Wang Feng
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

Women's Empowerment and Demographic Processes
Harriet B. Presser and Gita Sen
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Sharing the Wealth
Andrew Mason and Georges Tapinos
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Women, Poverty and Demographic Change
Brigida Garcia
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Fertility and the Male Life-Cycle in the Era of Fertility Decline
Caroline Bledsoe, Susana Lerner and Jane I. Guyer
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Dynamics of Values in Fertility Change
Richard Leete
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999

Population and Poverty in Developing Countries
Massimo Livi-Bacci and Gustavo De Santis
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999

Worlds in Motion - understanding International Migration at the End of the Millenium
Douglas S. Massey, Joaquin Arango, Graeme Hugo, Ali Kouaouci, Adela Pellegrino and J. Edward Taylor
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998

The Methods and uses of Anthropological Demography
Alaka Basu and Peter Aaby
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998

Infant and Child Mortality in the Past
Alain Bideau, Bertrand Desjardins and Héctor Pérez Brignoli
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997

Prospective Community Studies in Developing Countries
Monica Das Gupta, Peter Aaby, Michel Garenne and Gilles Pison
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997


Demographic Responses to Economic Adjustment in Latin America
Georges Tapinos, Andrew Mason and Jorge Bravo
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997

Urbanization in Large Developing Countries - China, Indonesia, Brazil, and India
Gavin W. Jones and Pravin Visaria
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997

Sexual Cultures and Migration in the Era of AIDS - Anthropological & Demographic Perspectives
Gilbert Herdt
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997

The Fertility Transition in Latin America
José Miguel Guzman, Susheela Singh, German Rodriguez and Edith A. Pantelides
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996

Health and Mortality among Elderly Populations
Graziella Caselli and Alan D. Lopez
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996

Adult Mortality in Latin America
Ian M. Timaeus, Juan Chackiel and Lado Ruzicka
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995

Women's Education, Autonomy and Reproductive Behaviour
Shireen J. Jejeebhoy
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995

Gender and Family Change in Industrialized Countries
Karen Oppenheim Mason and An-Magritt Jensen
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995

Adult Mortality in Developed Countries
Alan Lopez, Graziella Caselli and Tapani Valkonen
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995

Economic and Demographic Change in Africa
Archie Mafeje & Samir Radwan
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995

Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa - Contemporary Anthropological and Demographic Perspectives
Caroline Bledsoe and Gilles Pison
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994

The Family, the Market, and the State in Ageing Societies
John Ermisch and Naohiro Ogawa
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994

Old and New Methods in Historical Demography
David Reher and Roger Schofield
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993

The Revolution in Asian Fertility - Dimensions, Causes, and Implications
Richard Leete and Iqbal Alam
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993

Biomedical and Demographic Determinants of Reproduction
Ronald Gray with Henri Leridon and Alfred Spira
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993

Women's Position and Demographic Change
Nora Federici, Karen Oppenheim Mason and Sòlvi Sogner
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993

Family Systems and Cultural Change
Elza Berquo and Peter Xenos
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

Demographic Applications of Event History Analysis
James Trussell, Richard Hankinson and Judith Tilton
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

Family Planning Programmes and Fertility
James F. Phillips and John A. Ross
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992


Mortality and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa
Etienne van de Walle, Gilles Pison and Mpembele Sala-Diakanda
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

International Migration Systems - A Global Approach
Mary M. Kritz, Lin Lean Lim and Hania Zlotnik
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

The Decline of Mortality in Europe
Roger Schofield, David Reher and Alain Bideau
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991

Measurement and Analysis of Mortality - New Approaches
Jacques Vallin, Stan D'Souza and Alberto Palloni
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990

Urbanization in History - A Process of Dynamic Interactions
Ad van der Woude, Jan de Vries and Akira Hayami
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990

Later Phases of the Family Cycle
Eugene Grebenik, Charlotte Höhn and Rainer Mackensen
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989

Differential Mortality - Methodological Issues and Biosocial Factors
Lado Ruzicka, Guillaume Wunsch and Penny Kane
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989

Population, Food and Rural Development
Ronald D. Lee, W. Brian Arthur, Allen C. Kelley, Gerry Rodgers and T.N. Srinivasan
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988

Economics of Changing Age Distributions in Developed Countries
Ronald D. Lee, W. Brian Arthur and Gerry Rodgers
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988

Family Demography - Methods and Their Applications
John Bongaarts, Thomas Burch and Kenneth Wachter
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987

Ordina Editions
IUSSP series published by Ordina (1974-1994)
To order a volume, please contact the IUSSP at:


Environment and Population Change

B. Zaba & J. Clarke
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1994

The Onset of Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Thérèse Locoh & Véronique Hertrich
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1994

Measurement of Maternal and Child Mortality, Morbidity and Health Care
J. T. Boerma
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1993

Sexual Behaviour and Networking: Anthropological and Socio-Cultural Studies on the Transmission of HIV
T. Dyson
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1992

The Analysis of Maternity Histories
A. G. Hill & W. Brass
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1992

Biological and Social Aspects of Mortality and the Length of Life
S. H. Preston
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1983

Nuptiality and Fertility
L. T. Ruzicka
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1983

Diccionario Demografico Multilingue: Version en espanol
Segunda edicion a cargo de G. A. Maccio
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1985

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary: English Section
Second edition adapted by E. van de Walle
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1982

Dictionnaire démographique multilingue: volume français
Deuxième édition préparée par L. Henry
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1981

Mesure de l'émigration à l'aide de techniques indirectes - Manuel de collecte et d'analyse de données sur la résidence des membres d'une même famille
B. Zaba
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1988

Estimacion de la emigracion mediante la utilizacion de tecnicas indirectas - Manual para la Recoleccion y el Analysis de Datos sobre Residencia de Parientes
B. Zaba
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1987

Measurement of Emigration using Indirect Techniques - Manual for the Collection and Analysis of Data on Residence of Relatives
B. Zaba
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1986

Manuel d'estimations indirectes en démographie africaine: Le manuel de Yaoundé
Publié sous la direction de F. Gendreau, F. Gubry, L. Lohlé-Tart, E. van de Walle et D. Waltisperger
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1985

Health Policy, Social Policy and Mortality Prospects
J. Vallin & A. Lopez with H. Behm
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1985

Methodologies for the Collection and Analysis of Mortality Data
J. Vallin, J. H. Pollard & L. Heligman
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1984

Population and Biology
N. Keyfitz
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1984 

Survey Analysis for the Guidance of Family Planning Programs
J. A. Ross
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1984 

Population Movements: Their Forms and Functions in urbanization and Development
P. A. Morrison
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1983 

Determinants of Fertility Trends: Theories Re-examined
C. Höhn & R. Mackensen
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1982

The Role of Surveys in the Analysis of Family Planning Programs
A. I. Hermalin & B. Entwisle
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1982

Natural Fertility
Henri Leridon & Jane Menken
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1979

The Great Mortalities: Methodological Studies of Demographic Crises in the Past
H. Charbonneau & A. Larose
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1979

Patterns of urbanization: Comparative Country Studies
S. Goldstein & D.F. Sly
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1977 - 2 vol.

Law and Fertility in Europe
M. Kirk, M. Livi Bacci and E. Szabady
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975 - 2 vol. 

Measuring the Effect of Family Planning Programs on Fertility
C. Chandrasekaran & A. I. Hermalin
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975

Population Growth and Economic Development in the Third World
L. Tabah
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975 - 2 vol.

Education and Population - Mutual Impacts
H.V. Muhsam
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975

The Measurement of urbanization and Projection of urban Population
S. Goldstein & D.F. Sly
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975

Basic Data Needed for the Study of urbanization
S. Goldstein & D.F. Sly
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1975 

Population in African Development
P. Cantrelle
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1974 - 2 vol.

Noms et Prénoms
Publié sous la direction de L. Henry
Liège: Ordina Editions, 1974

Papers presented at IUSSP Seminars

Seminar on Gender Inequalities and Reproductive Health: Changing Priorities in an Era of Social Transformation and Globalisation
Campos de Jordao, Brazil, 16-19 November 1998 (19 papers)

Seminar on 'Cambios y Continuidades en los Comportamientos Demograficos en America: la Experiencia de Cinco Siglos'
Córdoba, Argentina, 27-29 October 1998 (37 papers)

Seminar on Measurement of Risk and Modelling the Spread of AIDS
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2-4 June 1998 (17 papers)

Seminar on Men, Family Formation and Reproduction
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 13-15 May 1998 (23 papers)

Seminar on Cultural Perspectives on Reproductive Health
Rustenburg, South Africa, 16-19 June 1997 (22 papers)

Conference on International Migration at Century's End: Trends and Issues
Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 May 1997 (27 papers)

Conference on the Socio-Demographic Impact of AIDS in Africa
Durban, South Africa, 3-6 February 1997 (23 papers)

Seminar on Innovative Approaches to the Assessment of Reproductive Health
Manila, Philippines, 24-27 September 1996 (25 papers)

Conference on Asian Population History
Taipei, Taiwan, 4-8 January 1996 (41 papers)

Seminar on Intergenerational Economic Relations and Demographic Change
Honolulu, USA, 12-14 September 1995 (17 papers).

Occasional Papers

Series on Gender in Population Studies
Edited by Antonella Pinnelli
1. Gender, Labour Markets and Women’s Work by Deborah DeGraff and Richard Anker
2. Women on the Move: Perspectives on Gender Change in Latin America by Sally Findley
3. Mortalite, Sexe et Genre by Jacques Vallin
4. The Human Rights Dimensions of Maternal Mortality by Rebecca Cook
5. Gender and Migration in Asian Countries by Graeme Hugo
6. Rapports de Genre, Formation et Dissolution des unions dans les Pays en Developpement by Veronique Hertrich and Therese Locoh
7. Gender and the Family in Developed Countries by Antonella Pinnelli
8. Material and Method in Gender and Population Research by Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna

Family Planning in the Era of AIDS: a Social Science Research Agenda
Basia Zaba, Ties Boerma and Tanya Marchant

China's Population: A Review of the Literature
Nancy Riley and Robert Gardner

The Population Situation in China: the Insiders' View
Peng Peiyun, Zhang Chunyuan, Peng Yu, Zeng Yi, Jing Neg Li

Gender and Demographic Change: What Do We Know?
Karen O. Mason