Louis Roussel (1921-2011)

François Héran  By the same author

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Louis Roussel died on 26 January 2011, just before his 90th birthday. Widely acclaimed by his colleagues at INED and the University of Paris- Descartes, as well as by members of the general public who had become fervent readers of his works, Roussel was one of the first French authors to use demographic analysis to describe the evolution of family structures, thus giving family sociology – a hitherto (…)