By Véronique Petit

The center objective of this ebook is to figure out how anthropology and demography can be utilized in conjunction within the box of inhabitants and improvement.

The obstacles of demography aren't as sincerely outlined or as good as one may possibly imagine, in particular in view of the strain among a proper demography situated at the ‘core of tactics and references’ and a extra open kind of demography, in general often called inhabitants Studies.

Many rapprochements, ignored possibilities and remoted makes an attempt marked the disciplinary heritage of anthropology and demography, either disciplines being based on specific and hugely differentiated traditions and practices. furthermore, the function and where assigned to epistemology range considerably in ethnology and demography. but, anthropology and demography offer complementary types and learn tools and this booklet indicates that neither self-discipline can manage to pay for to miss their respective contributions.

Based on examine carried out in West Africa over greater than two decades, it's a protection of box demography that makes case for a continuum starting from the preliminary notion of fieldwork and study to its powerful implementation and to info research. adjustments in behaviors in relation to fertility, poverty or migration can't be interpreted with no invoking the cultural issue at a few degree. Representations of their collective and person dimensions additionally healthy into the prolonged explanatory area of demography.

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