METHODOLOGY AND ORGANISATION OF STUDIES OVER SOCIAL-ECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS IN THE 'GREEN LUNGS OF POLAND' REGION COVERED BY THE 'NATURA 2000' NETWORK (Polish title - below)
(Title in Polish - 'Metodologia i organizacja badania spoleczno-gospodarczych uwarunkowan zrównowazonego rozwoju obszarów wiejskich objetych siecia Natura 2000 na terenie Zielonych Pluc Polski'). The paper describes the research methodology used during the implementation of the National Research and Development Centre's (NCBiR) project called 'Social-economic determinants of sustainable development of rural areas covered by the Natura 2000 network on the territory of the Green Lungs of Poland region' which led to work on articles published in this issue of the 'Wies i Rolnictwo' quarterly that deal with broadly perceived relations: economy-society-environment. The author of the paper presents the research purposes and the cognitive and spatial scope of analyses. He examines the consecutive stages of research and describes the diversified quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques applied at every stage of investigations. He also discusses some organisational aspects of the research process.
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