Metsänomistajien käyttäytymistutkimuksissa sovelletut tutkimusotteet.Research approaches applied in the Finnish studies of forest owners’ behaviour.
The methodological choices of researchers are in general based on some research strategic preferences which originate from the prevailing tradition of the special research field. »Econometric» and »positivistic» approaches commit to the ideals of natural sciences whereas the hermeneutic approach represents the tradition of humanities. The explicit formulation and consideration of the philosophical and methodological commitments of the different research strategies may facilitate the discussion on the applicability of different methods of analysis.
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Published in 1973