Debate on the future of the discipline

The Need for a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Graziella Caselli  By the same author

      Viviana Egidi  By the same author


Like any science focusing on man (either as an individual or as part of a group), demography is faced with the need to develop a systematic approach: its units of observation (individual or collective) are multidimensional systems, whose many components define a single entity, which takes decisions, experiences events and influences its environment. The various disciplines as we currently know (…)