Integration of Social Indicators into Holistic Geobased Models

F. Gregory Hayden
1983 Journal of Economic Issues  
No scientific proposition which records the processes and results of observation and experiment is complete unless processes and results are stated in numerical form. John Dewey A social indicator may be defined as a statistic of direct normative interest which facilitates concise, comprehensive, and balanced judgments about the condition of major aspects of the society. Kenneth C . Land We have seen that life is characterized by a maze of interde- pendence, yet no framework has emerged for its
more » ... systematic study. Although specialists and disciplinary generalists have made major gains in understanding this or that part of human life and a few indirect effects here and there, we remain a long way from assembling a single framework for socioenvironmental inquiry. Marcus Felson
doi:10.1080/00213624.1983.11504115 fatcat:2ybvllyairewvgwqrfu3by2y4a